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LETTER | As a Malaysian doctor who has done more than his fair share of contributing to the people of Sabah and Sarawak, I am disappointed with the politicians of East Malaysian states trying to amend...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah State Assembly yesterday unanimously approved an extraordinary motion to support the amendment of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution which was tabled in the Dewan Rakya...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pix) said the study on the 1963 Malaysia Agreement (MA63) is expected to be completed in June 2019.
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The Sabah State Assembly has unanimously approved an extraordinary motion to support the amendment of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution, which was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat recently.
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PETALING JAYA: Batang Sadong MP Nancy Shukri has rejected a federal minister’s claim that it was unnecessary to have the phrase “pursuant to the Malaysia Agreement 1963” in the constitutional am...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 18): The Sabah State Assembly today unanimously approved an extraordinary motion to support the amendment of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution which was tabled in the Dewa...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 18): Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said the study on the 1963 Malaysia Agreement (MA63) is expected to be completed in June.
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KUCHING (April 18): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of Sa...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah legislative assembly made a fresh move by unanimously endorsing the amendment of the Federal Constitution to put back the original wordings of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) that failed to be passed in Parliament on April 9.
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KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of Sabah and Sar...
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KUCHING, April 18 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Cinta Sabah (PCS) says it has pledged to work with Sabah PPBM on a number of issues including food security in the state and full implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has applauded Chief Minister Shafie Apdal’s intention to present an urgent motion to restore the original wording of Article 1(2) in the Federal Constitution...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan has challenged the Sabah government to move a series of motions in the State Legislative Assembly to reclaim Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia...
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KOTA KINABALU: The state government has agreed to propose a motion for all assemblymen to support the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in a bid to get back Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik today clarified that he did not attend the recent parliamentary sitting on proposed constitutional amendments to restore the original status of Sabah and Sarawak becau...
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KUCHING (April 15): The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) wants the Sarawak Government to move a motion in the upcoming meeting of the State Legislative Assembly to debate the stat...
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KUCHING: An NGO here said Sarawak and Sabah should to be referred to as “negara” instead of “negeri” in the Bahasa Malaysia version of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution.
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KOTA KINABALU: The failure to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution will not prevent the government from continuing to pursue the rights of Sabah which have long been neglected, said Sabah Ch...
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The failure to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution will not prevent the government from continuing to pursue the rights of Sabah which have long been neglected, said Sabah Chief Minister Da...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 15 — Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said he has no issue with tabling an emergency motion to discuss the 1963 Malaysia Agreement in the Sabah assembly.
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TUESDAY was far from business as usual at the Dewan Rakyat.
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KUCHING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sincere in wanting to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia based on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63),...
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KUCHING (April 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sincere in wanting to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia based on the Malaysia Agreement 1...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg today blamed the defeat of the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Dewan Rakyat to “mishandling” by the staff of de facto law minis...
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PUTRAJAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong has slammed Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs over their insistence on including six words in the constitutional amendment on the...
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KUCHING, April 12 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today blamed a weakness in the “secretariat” which led to Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) federal lawmakers abstaining from voti...
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KUCHING: A PKR leader today claimed that the ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition in Sarawak did not want to be seen as supporting Pakatan Harapan (PH) over the proposed amendment to the Fede...
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KUCHING: It was a "mishandling" that led to the less than satisfactory wording of the constitutional amendment to restore Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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KUCHING, April 12 ― A PKR leader today claimed that the ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition in Sarawak did not want to be seen as supporting Pakatan Harapan (PH) over the proposed amendmen...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Kerjasama Anak Negeri has described the defeat of the constitutional amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as a huge setback and a sobering disappointment for the ...
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KUCHING: Sarawak MPs were not being “demanding” when they requested that the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 be in accordance with provisions under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). S...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 11 — Lawmakers who abstained from voting on the Federal Constitution amendment Bill can expect to face a backlash as they appear to be hindering the desire of Sabah and Sarawak ...
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KUCHING, April 11 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo said today she did not believe Putrajaya intended to restore Sarawak and Sabah to be on par with Peninsular Malaysia.
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KUCHING: It is disappointing that Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs chose to play politics over the interests of Sabah and Sarawak by abstaining from voting on the constitutional amendment to restore both states as equal partners in Malaysia, says a Sarawak DAP lawmaker.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11):The 59 MPs who abstained from voting for the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in the Dewan Rakyat last night have shown by their action that they are not c...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabahans and the people in Sarawakians have differing views on the failed attempt to pass the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The 59 MPs who abstained from voting for the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in the Dewan Rakyat last night have shown by their action that they are not ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah and Sarawak missed the opportunity to restore the status of both states as equal partners with the Peninsular as stated in the 1963 Malaysia Agreement (MA63) after the proposed am...
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KUCHING: Batang Sadong MP Nancy Shukri said the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 would have passed in Parliament if the government had allotted more time for the leaders of Sabah and Sarawak...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government’s adviser on Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is upset that MPs from Sarawak’s ruling coalition abstained during yesterday’s vote on amending an article in the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — The arrogance and overconfidence of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government ultimately caused the failure of the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to get two-thirds maj...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — The 59 MPs who abstained from voting for the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in the Dewan Rakyat last night have shown by their action that they are no...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today brushed off claims that the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution was done in haste, say...
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PETALING JAYA: A Sabah MP has accused opposition MPs of opposing the bill to amend the Federal Constitution “for the sake of opposing”, saying they should have voted according to their conscience ...
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KUCHING, April 10 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) should not shift the blame on Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) for its failure to secure the two-thirds majority in Parliament for the amendment Bill last night,...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee is wondering whether the federal government will use the failed constitutional amendment bill yesterday to end talks on the Malaysia Agreement ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong today said Sarawak and Sabah may have to wait decades for another chance at restoring their status as equal partners in the Federation o...
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KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) does not oppose amending Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution but wants a complete package of amendments to restore Sarawak's rights, says Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian.
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KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs abstained from voting on a constitutional amendment to restore Sarawak and Sabah as equal partners in Malaysia as it needs to be studied in more detail.
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PETALING JAYA: Former federal minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said he chose not to support a constitutional amendment on the status of Sabah and Sarawak tabled by the Pakatan Harapan government yes...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah and Sarawak have lost a "golden opportunity" to regain their position as equal partners in Malaysia when a Constitutional amendment to Article 1(2) failed to be passed in Parliament, says the de facto law minister.
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MP SPEAKS | It is disappointing that the opposition including those from Sabah and Sarawak from GPS chose to play politics over the interests of Sabah and Sarawak in rejecting the significant amendmen...
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KUCHING: The failure of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to acquire a two-third majority to pass the Constitution Bill (Amendment 2019) is “a landmark for Sarawakians and Sabahans”, State Refor...
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PETALING JAYA: Former de facto law minister Azalina Othman Said today said the government’s bill to recognise Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with the peninsula could be salvaged if the present ...
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COMMENTARY, April 10 — At the Tabuan Jaya commercial centre in Kuching recently, a sticker plastered on a four-wheel drive drove home for me how far we have come since Sarawak’s quest for equal st...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Federal Government has failed to get the nod from the Dewan Rakyat for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which sought to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as e...
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KUALA LUMPUR • The Pakatan Harapan Government yesterday failed in its bid to amend the federal Constitution to fulfil its electoral promise of making Sabah and Sarawak equal partners in the country'...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Pakatan Harapan Government on Tuesday (April 9) failed in its bid to amend the federal Constitution to fulfil its electoral promise of making Sabah and Sarawak equal partners in th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Pakatan Harapan leaders expressed their disappointment after the attempt to amend the Federal Constitution, with regard to the status of Sabah and Sarawak, was shot down at t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Federal Government has failed to get the nod from the Dewan Rakyat for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which sought to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as eq...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak, was defeated at the Dewan Rakyat tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — The debate on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 lasted more than six hours, receiving the support of Members of Parliament, who requested for a postponement to further s...
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The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is not a social contract but a United Nations-recognised international document for the formation of Malaysia and should not be viewed lightly, said Sabah Chief Mini...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 9 — The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is not a social contract but a United Nations-recognised international document for the formation of Malaysia and should not be viewed lig...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured Sabahans and Sarawakians that further amendments would be made to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to ensure equal distribution o...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian Parliament is amending the federal Constitution to fulfil the government's electoral promise of making Sabah and Sarawak equal partners in the country's federation, Prime...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The amendment to the Federal Constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the agreement on the formation of Malaysia in 1963 is the first step by the Pakatan H...
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PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim traded blows with Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa in the Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday over the amendment of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). The Port Di...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The amendment to the Federal Constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the agreement on the formation of Malaysia in 1963 is the first step by the...
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Representing a group of Pakatan Harapan backbenchers, Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said that he is optimistic that lawmakers from different sides of the political divides will support the amendment...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has tabled the amendment to Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution for its second reading, which will ensure that Sabah and Sarawak will be equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawmakers from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) have been urged by Pakatan Harapan MPs to set aside their political differences to support the Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in a move to honour the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The newly-proposed amendment on Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to again describe Sabah and Sarawak as Borneo states will reflect the original spirit of the Malaysia A...
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Political analyst James Chin has outlined several key challenges for the Pakatan Harapan government with regard to the coalition remaining in power beyond a single term.
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KUCHING, April 9 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) has asked Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) federal lawmakers not to support a Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution due to be debated and ...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Law Society (SLS) says the bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution must read according to the original wording before its amendment in 1976, to reflect the cons...
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GABUNGAN Parti Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers will attempt to block the Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to honour the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) from being passed by Parliament.
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KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Madius Tangau is calling on the government to refer the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) special committee before the second reading in Parliament.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers will attempt to block the Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to honour the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) from being passed by Parliament.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Sarawak Pakatan Harapan chairman Chong Chieng Jen has urged Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers to support the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution...
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KUCHING, April 8 — Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) information chief Datuk Idris Buang today told the Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government to respond to a list of claims presented by the Sar...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah DAP pleaded with opposition MPs in Sabah and Sarawak today to stop playing politics and instead support the Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has urged Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs to support the second reading of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, that is due to be ta...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan chairman Chong Chieng Jen has urged Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs to support the second reading of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 due to be tabled on Tuesda...
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KUCHIHG, April 7 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen said today the support of the 19 federal lawmakers from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) is crucial for a Bill to amend Article ...
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KUCHING: There is nothing wrong in the drafting of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as proposed by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, said Sarawak PH chairman Chong Chieng Jen (pix).
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KUCHING, April 6 — There is nothing wrong in the drafting of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as proposed by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, said Sarawak PH chairman Chong Chieng Jen.
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BINTANGOR: No approval was given by the Sabah and Sarawak Chief Ministers pertaining to the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in its current form, according to Sarawak Chief Minist...
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No approval was given by the Sabah and Sarawak chief ministers pertaining to the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in its current form, said Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Ope...
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BINTANGOR: No approval was given by the Sabah and Sarawak chief ministers pertaining to the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in its current form, said Sarawak Chief Minister Abang...
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BINTANGOR, April 6 — No approval was given by the Sabah and Sarawak Chief Ministers pertaining to the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in its current form,  said Sarawak Chief ...
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KUCHING, April 6 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said Gabungan Parti Sarawak(GPS) does not support the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as it does no...
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SARIKEI: Although the state government supports any amendment to the Federal Constitution to restore the rights of Sarawak as equal partner in the Malaysian federation, these amendments must be of a substantive nature and not merely in form, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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ADUN SPEAKS | It saddens me to see negative comments against Pakatan Harapan, terming the Harapan government as the one who betrays Sarawak, lacks sincerity or even deceives the people of Sarawak.
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition leaders in Sabah and Sarawak today slammed de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong and state Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders for endorsing the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has reiterated that the amendment bill of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution is only a starting point to the continuous process o...
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KUCHING, April 5 — Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen today explained that the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution is to set the right legal framework for Sabah and Sarawak to a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The proposed amendment on Article 1(2) in the Federal Constitution will effectively turn Sabah and Sarawak into territories, unlike states currently, said Federal Law Minister ...
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LETTER | The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) should not be seen from the Sabah and Sarawak ‘angle’ alone but from the perspective of the Malaysian federalism.