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    Philippine sultans bid to reclaim lost kingdom - 08 Feb 08

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    For hundreds of years, Muslim sultans ruled the southern Philippines and the northern part of the island of Borneo.

    They leased their land to the British in colonial times - and the territory is now divided between Malaysia and the Philippines.

    But as Marga Ortigas reports from Sulu, the descendents of the ancient monarchs have not given up hope of one day reclaiming their kingdom.