Joe Fernandez


Rights body to help Sabah Christians with ‘Islam’ MyKads

Borneo's Plight in Malaysia Foundation in unhappy there are many cases of Christians whose religion is mentioned as Islam in identity cards and birth certificates.

Mahathir throws stones from a glass house

Foreigners can qualify for ICs provided procedures set out in the Federal Constitution and the Malaysia Agreement are followed.

Sikap tak peduli bukan Melayu punca kebangkitan ekstremisme, kata Hindraf

menggesa bukan Melayu meminta bukan Melayu sama ada mereka akan membiarkan PAS dan Umno melanjutkan agenda pelampau 'mereka.

Non-Malay apathy blamed for rise of extremism

Hindraf's Waytha asks non-Malays whether they would let PAS and Umno further their 'extremist agenda'.

Court acquits Sabah Bersih chief over Bersih 4 rally

Magistrate rules prosecution has failed to prove ownership by Kota Kinabalu City Hall of park site.

Jeffrey to be installed as ‘thinking’ Huguan Siou

This title is different from that of his elder brother Joseph Pairin Kitingan, who is Huguan Siou or paramount chief.

‘Pointless to drag British Queen into MA63 matter’

Insiders at Sarawak4Sarawakians say the so-called Queen's obligation on the Malaysia concept is a myth.

SakSaMa: Warisan’s ‘olive branch’ to BN ‘not logical’

The realpolitik demands that BN Sabah be fought, as enemies, to the finish, says SakSaMa supreme council member Shamsudin Osman.

SakSaMa expects ‘autonomy on demand’ for Sabah, Sarawak

The fact that most of the revenue and resources of Sabah and Sarawak are going to Putrajaya is good enough reason to push for autonomy of the Borneo states, says SakSaMa secretary Sheila Fea

Activists want ‘legitimacy’ issue on federation resolved

They caution the federal government against continuing to harp on the secessionist talk in the social media.

Activists want former Sabah CM to take MA63 to court

The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) continues its separate existence even if incorporated in the federal constitution, as it is an international agreement.

S4S’s reasons why Borneo MPs should reject Hadi’s bill

Sarawak 4 Sarawakians reminds MPs of difference between promises and real life situations, giving examples of how non-Muslims rights are even now being affected.

Resolve definition of ‘Federation’ first, Jambun tells Putrajaya

Article 160 defines Federation as that established by the Federation of Malaya Agreement 1957 "which does not exist", says rights activist.

Jambun pushes for forum on 1976 amendment

Human rights advocate says constitutional experts like Shad Faruqi, Tommy Thomas, Azmi Sharom and Gurdial Singh should be a part of the forum.

‘Conjectures’ ruin MH370 book, says veteran

The only saving grace in the book, if at all, was the "decompression" theory, as there are too many conjectures.

Jambun: Harris’ take on ‘constitutional’ documents flawed

Only the Federal Court can make a ruling and/or declaration on the basis for the formation of Malaysia.

Orang Asal dismiss Shafie as Dr M’s proxy

They worry about a situation in which the more things appear to change, the more they remain the same.

Aussies ‘dismiss’ Bay of Bengal theory on MH370

The search for the missing Malaysian plane has always been directed to the area where it was most probable to find the aircraft.

Hindraf wants monument for victims of Death Railway

Hindraf Makkal Sakthi does not want the thousands, who perished as forced labour, to be forgotten by history.

Hindraf raises ‘erroneous’ STPM text with Oxford University

The textbook by Oxford Fajar claims that Tamil words were borrowed from other languages and were not prominent in the Malay language.

Sabah lawyer obtains judgment in default against Hadi

The plaintiff applied for judgment and the court, after studying the matter, issued a certificate of non-appearance by the defendant.

SakSaMa: Upko wrong, nothing bigger than MA63

Opposition alliance claims people in Sabah and Sarawak are all talking about the Malaysia Agreement 1963.

Idea of ‘confronting Putrajaya on cabotage policy’ shot down

It was a clear case of using an orange to answer an apple question when a speaker at a talk dragged in two caveats in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) to allege breaches by the Federal Government.

National unity: Chandra told to get real

SakSaMa says the political scientist's article was written from his ivory tower.