Tag formation of Malaysia

Malaysia Day is for all states

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah voiced her agreement that Malaysia Day should not be limited to just Sabah and Sarawak. “Like how we in Sarawak and Sabah celebrate National Day together with the states in Peninsular Malaysia, likewise, Malaysia Day…

Pointless to argue on dates of Malaysia Day

BY RACHEL MINA KUCHING: Do not argue or create unnecessary problems over the celebration of Malaysia Day, said political analyst Datuk Mohd Fadzil Abdul Rahman. The Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) professor said that while he agrees that the celebration should…

Celebrate Malaysia Day in Malaya too

BY RACHEL MINA KUCHING: Consider holding Malaysia Day celebration in Malaya too, said political analyst Dr Arnold Puyok. After all, the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is about solidifying and strengthening the relationship between Malayans, Sabahans and Sarawakians. “Therefore, the government…

Malaysia Day should be celebrated by all

BY RACHEL MINA KUCHING: All Malaysians should accept Malaysia Day as the most vital and historic day in the country’s history, according to political analyst Datuk Peter Minos. He opined that Sept 16 marks the formation of Malaysia and that…

MA63 Special Council to meet next week

KUCHING: The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) Special Council will meet next week to discuss the proposed amendment to Article 160(2) of the Federal Constitution. Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chief whip Datuk Sri Fadillah Yusof said the interpretation of ‘federation’ reflected…

No issue with ‘wilayah’ recognition

KUCHING: Sarawak is taking no issue with it being recognised as ‘wilayah’ (region), said Law, State-Federal Relations and Project Monitoring Assistant Minister Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali. She said the term ‘wilayah’ is ‘bertepatan’ (fitting) what is stated in…

Senators to be included

KUCHING: The Senate (Dewan Negara) should comprise at least one-third lawmakers from Sabah and Sarawak. Senator Robert Lau Hui Yew said this was one of the fundamental conditions in the formation of Malaysia in 1963.  “It was meant as a…

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