Sunday, July 25, 2021

MA63

Commission needed to address Sabah, Sarawak’s demands

KUCHING: A Royal Commission may be necessary to fully address the demands made by Sabah and Sarawak to the federal government. Constitutional law expert Prof Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi said while the Malaysia Agreement (MA63) committee which was set up...

Renegotiate oil and gas matters

KUCHING: The federal government must resolve the oil and gas disputes with Sabah and Sarawak to avert a larger and more complicated crisis, said constitutional law expert Professor Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi. “I know this is a bone of contention....

Sarawak uses its special rights to elevate status

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is leveraging on the special rights of the state to elevate its status. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the special rights was provided for in the Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) report, Malaysia Agreement...

Sarawak can regain rights under MA63

KUCHING: Sarawakians are getting more vocal about regaining rights under the Malaysian Agreement 1963 (MA63) that have been eroded over the years by the federal government. “We are longing to bring back the basic practice and observance of good governance,...

Vital milestone of self-government

KUCHING: Sarawak Day on July 22 is an important celebration for Sarawakians as it is a commemoration of our independence achieved in 1963. It is a milestone of self-government for Sarawak and its people, said Batu Kitang assemblymen Lo Khere...

Steering committee to work on MA63 syllabus

KOTA KINABALU: A steering committee has been formed to expedite the collection of data on the historical contents and legal aspects of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs), Datuk...

Judge GPS by its track record

KUCHING: Sarawakians will not be easily swayed by unrealistic political agendas, said Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth chief Datuk Snowdan Lawan. “Their love for this state will bind Sarawakians in a more unified stand and they will not be influenced...

Treaties, trysts and territory taking

No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat.—  Sophocles, Greek playwright The Vienna Convention’s Article 2(1)(a) on the Law of Treaties defines a ‘treaty’ as “a binding international agreement concluded between sovereign states (nations or countries) in written form...

DAP rep lambasted for lack of knowledge

How could an assemblyman be so wrong on a subject so close to the hearts of the people of Sarawak despite being a member of the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) where he has the Sarawak Hansard and Sarawak’s constitutional...

Legislative endorsement essential for Sarawak rights under MA63

KUCHING: The endorsement of Sarawak’s rights under Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA 63) should be legislated, said Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Women chief Kho Teck Wan. Putting such endorsements into laws would ensure that the matter would not be challenged...
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