LAST week I visited Sulu and Zamboanga City in southern Philippines, and guess who kept popping up during my trip? The Sultan of Sulu.
Two and a half of them, in fact.
On Wednesday, I was introduced to a man related to the late Jamalul Kiram III – the self-proclaimed Sultan of Sulu – at a fish market on Jolo island in Sulu province.
The 60-something man who spoke Bahasa Malaysia claimed to be Jamalul’s younger brother. However, he did not want to admit he was a Kiram.
“Perhaps he was afraid because his brother Azzimudie led the intrusion into Sabah,” said my friend, refe…
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