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Change the law on Sabah, Sarawak appeal cases, says lawyer

Federal Court ruling in native customary rights case shows the need for judges who have Bornean experience, says Yogeswaran Subramaniam.

Sipadan, Ligitan to come under Sabah in consensus by MA63 committee

This is among seven of 21 issues declared as resolved.

Sarawak MP tells why constitutional amendment bill failed

Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says the proposed changes to Article 1(2) are cosmetic.

Shafie right to say Sabah and Sarawak are one territory, says...

Political activist Zainnal Ajamain says Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister James Masing may have misunderstood the word ‘territory’ as used in the Malaysia Agreement 1963.

Anifah to Putrajaya: Prove your goodwill, make initial payments to Sabah...

Kimanis MP says he and other opposition MPs from Sabah and Sarawak will support any proposal in Parliament to return rights to Sabah and Sarawak.

Sabah think tank not doing its job, says PBS

Christopher Mandut asks whether the Institute for Development Studies has any teeth left since last May's regime change .

Hannah defends views after getting roasted in Sarawak

The deputy minister says the new Malaysia demands Malaysians to think as one nation and not based on regional sentiments.

Tangau ain’t no frog, says Shafie

Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal also takes a dig at Sabah opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan and Parti Harapan Rakyat Sabah president Lajim Ukin, both of whom have crossed over to numerous political parties.

Abang Jo: Gabungan Parti Sarawak is registered

The coalition of four former Barisan Nasional parties are waiting for the official letter from the Registrar of Societies.

Chong to announce Sarawak ‘new deal’ for Cabinet MA63 committee

Offer will be better than those by Barisan Nasional to Sarawak for 45 years, says Sarawak PH chairman.

Bung Moktar hopes Waytha won’t be a lone voice

After new minister's call to remember East Malaysians in national affairs, politicians in Sabah and Sarawak say that better unity will come through fairer treatment of the two Borneo states.

Jeffrey Kitingan mulls motion on Sabah’s rights

However, the Sabah opposition leader believes the state government should be given a chance to resolve the Malaysia Agreement issue.

Petronas using PDA as red herring, says activist

Zainnal Ajamain urges Sabah and Sarawak to seek international arbitration if the Federal Court rules in favour of the oil firm.

DAP on the fallacy of the Sarawak BN manifesto

State DAP leader says manifesto is more noticeable for what is missing, including issues like 20% oil royalty and fiscal devolution to state.

SAPP calls out BN ‘trickery’ on state rights

Sabah opposition party leader reminds Barisan Nasional that Malaysia Agreement consensus was already reached 55 years ago.

CM to announce return of Sarawak’s rights on Tuesday

I will announce the rights that will be returned to us , says Chief Minister Abang Johari.

BN still best bet for Sabahans, says Najib

Prime Minister Najib Razak is optimistic voters in Sabah will retain current government, saying a lot can be accomplished under Barisan Nasional.

PH promises RCI to restore Bornean states’ rights if it wins...

Sabah PH chairperson Christina Liew says the RCI is needed to ensure the rights of Sabah and Sarawak are fully and fairly implemented.

Najib: No qualms about discussing MA63

Prime Minister Najib Razak says Malaysian Agreement 1963 is up for discussion, unlike in the past when one could get arrested for speaking up on the matter.

Sabah minister hopeful on return of 40% from Putrajaya

State Special Tasks Minister Teo Chee Kang says aside from getting back 40% of revenue collected in the state, Sabah wants back control of electricity and gas.

Activist traces history to show why Philippine claim on Sabah is...

Political activist Zainnal Ajamain says Malaysia was formed by the British who acquired the North Borneo territory after World War II as their war booty.

Pakatan Harapan selling false hope in Sabah, says MA63 activist

Sabah rights activist Zainnal Ajamain ridicules PH's latest manifesto saying only gullible individuals will fall for the promises made and that PH leaders do not understand the thinking of Sabahans.

Warisan: MA63 talks must be with Malaya, not Malaysia

Sabah opposition leader Mazliwati Abdul Malek says any negotiation or review of the MA63 requires the presence of representatives from the four signatories, that is, Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak and the United Kingdom, but Malaya does not exist anymore.

Activist: Federal Court ruling on IGC Report opens can of worms

Saying it raises the question of whether the Federation of Malaya is masquerading as Malaysia, MA63 activist Zainnal Ajamain insists the Inter-Governmental Committee Report is part and parcel of the formation of Malaysia.