29 Apr '11, 1am

Maybe it was a mistake to join Malaysia. "The State of Sabah", by @RyanSoo #StoriesFromTheEast

Maybe it was a mistake to join Malaysia. "The State of Sabah", by @RyanSoo #StoriesFromTheEast

With the necessary amendments to the Constitution, we envisage the entry of the two Borneo territories as States within the Federation. With their admission, the Federation of Malaya would cease to exist as a political entity, and would be succeeded by the Federation of Malaysia. There would continue to be a strong Central Government, with the States enjoying a measure of autonomy and retaining their individual identity. In view of the special circumstances which apply to the Borneo territories, autonomy and safeguards should be given in certain matters which are not enjoyed by the other States. We are anxious in this connexion that some form of guarantee should be provided whereby no amendment, modification or withdrawal of whatever special powers or safeguards may be given can be made by the Central Government without the positive concurrence of the Government of the Sta...

Full article: http://www.loyarburok.com/the-system/bolehland/state-of-s...

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