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Activist says Sabah leaders now mute on revenue owed by Putrajaya

Sabah and Sarawak activists are not convinced that the federal government will return the billions owed to the two states under MA63.

Mahathir chairs first steering committee meeting on MA63

The meeting also appointed new members from Sabah and Sarawak to the committee.

We know your money problems, please understand ours, Sabah tells Putrajaya

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says Sabah also has debts to pay.

Time to allow Sabah to manage its own oil and gas,...

De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong says allowing Sabah to take care of its own resources is part of federal government’s intention to give Sabah its rights under MA63.

Sabah treated like just another state in CM ruling, says PBS

Its secretary-general Johnny Mositun says the High Court judgement relied heavily on a controversial Perak case, giving the impression that Sabah is one of 13 states and not an equal partner.

Call to give up immigration control ‘disturbing’, says Sabah Umno Youth

Its chief Abdul Aziz Julkarnain says the suggestion apparently made by a deputy minister cannot be taken lightly.

On Malaysia Day eve, STAR chief calls for new agreement to...

Failing which, Jeffrey Kitingan says Sabah and Sarawak should be granted full independence.

Don’t restrict use of English in schools, say Sabah leaders

They say the use of English should instead be encouraged.

Sabah to emulate Sarawak in controlling oil and gas laws

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal will instruct state attorney-general to look into the matter.

Give PH a chance to resolve MA63 issue, says Warisan

Parti Warisan Sabah Supreme Council member Martin Tommy assures Sabahans that MA63 will be front and centre as the government tries to put things right.

PBS: No need to revive MA63 because it was never dead

Parti Bersatu Sabah acting Youth chief Christopher Mandut laughs off Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s promise on MA63, claiming it was Mahathir who suppressed MA63 before.

Help develop Sabah without thinking about ROI, PBS tells Dr M

PBS secretary-general Johnny Mositun says Sabah will prosper if the infrastructure is put into place.

Prominent former Upko Youth chief joins PBS

The KDM youth leader finally made his choice to join the oldest local party in Sabah after quitting Upko in July.

PM assures fair treatment to Sabah, Sarawak

Dr Mahathir says there is a need to develop infrastructure in Sabah and Sarawak, but reminds both states that the population there is lesser than the peninsula.

Sarawak’s oil, Sarawak’s soil, so let us decide, says Nancy

Batang Sadong MP says reason why Sarawakians are now very aggressive is because state is still behind peninsula in terms of development.

Nothing left to discuss on MA63, just act, says Sabah activist

Arthur Sen also calls on the federal government to start setting aside 40% of net revenue collected to be given back to Sabah.

MA63 committee: Include experts, not politicians, Liew told

Sabah NGO PAN says the government must be properly advised on MA63 in order to fully implement it.

Yong: Why attack a fellow Sabahan, Warisan?

Sabah Progressive Party president Yong Teck Lee says he is just reminding Warisan deputy president Darell Leiking of his statement last year about RM1 trillion federal debt to Sabah.

Chief justice from Sabah doesn’t mean MA63 fulfilled, says SAPP

SAPP president says Richard Malanjum was appointed chief justice based on merit, not because of the Malaysia Agreement 1963.

SUPP still committed to MA63 rights, says party chief

This is despite SUPP's poor showing in GE14, with the party losing six of the seven seats it contested.

BN manifesto a big let-down for East Malaysians

Najib Razak and BN have promised numerous times that Sabah and Sarawak's rights under MA63 will be restored, but the ambiguous words 'realised by consensus' in their manifesto may leave some doubtful.

Sabah BN: MA63 inclusion in manifesto an important milestone

Barisan Nasional state leaders say the prime minister has made it clear that the power to regulate production and distribution of gas and electricity will be given back to Sabah.

MA63 a new weapon in battle for Sabah, says academic

The difference is that this time, BN will afford special mention of the MA63 in their manifesto, says a senior Sabah lecturer.

Sabah’s been depending on others for too long, says Jeffrey Kitingan

The veteran opposition politician urges Sabahans to vote for change, saying such an opportunity will not come again.