Monday, June 14, 2010

Sabahans Have Become Beggars In Their Own Land?

Sabah's Chief Minister Musa Aman exalts Prime Minister Najib's concern for Sabah in the 10th Malaysia Plan (10MP) as displayed through the Federal Government's generosity to the state.He is not the first Chief Minister to 'shoe polish the testicles" of a Prime Minister and surely will not be the last.

What irks Sabahans the most is,we've been hearing all this glorifying statements about development for the last 47 years and we're still hearing the same song over and over again.What's equally baffling is their call for an effective and sustainable Bumiputra economic participation,special attention will be given to bumiputras in Sabah,the question is which bumiputra's is UMNO/BN referring to - The Dayaks, Kadazans, Eurasians or just plain Malay Bumiputra's or worse the recent migrants or 'maggie-mee' bumis who get instant citizenship and bumi status?

Anyone with a clear conscience will attest that it is mind boggling,for a state rich in oil,timber,oil palm and tourism to be currently the second poorest state in the country.Where has all the wealth gone to? As one of the largest oil producing state in the country,Sabah should be the most developed state in Malaysia,yet Musa Aman alongside his UMNO/BN comrades are talking about the Federal Government's generosity to Sabah.

The Federal Government should be thanking Sabah,Sarawak,Terengganu and Kelantan for it's generosity in developing Malaysia to what it is today.Musa Aman and his entire bandwagon of infidels in UMNO/BN Sabah should immediately admit themselves into the nearest mental hospital or better yet,dissolve the state legislative assembly.Let us see if they still have the support of the people.
Is Sabah BEGGING for development? It surely appears so.Sabahans have become beggers in their own land.

The denial syndrome and greed of Musa Aman and UMNO/BN in undermining the intelligence of Sabahans and continued hoodwinking, has reached an annoying stage.With Najib's recent approval rating rising to an all-time high of 72%( Indians 80%,Malays 77% and Chinese 58% ) and the carrot dangling in the 10th Malaysia Plan,I fore-see an early elections underway.

The signs are just to great to ignore,what more with Najib knowing that Sabah is his prized "fixed deposit".The question is has Sabahans awaken from their deep induced slumber?If at all Minister in the Prime Minister's Department,Idris Jala caution that Malaysia will be bankgrupt by 2019,then we're only been hoodwinked by this 10th MP.

In contrast,this could be the time to reward the inner circle of cronies and Umno warlords. The spoils of war are to be divided according to loyalty and patronage. We all know that power and money is derived from the great Umno patronage system so perfected by Mahathir. Those who dare turn against the great patron suffers financially and politically.In short,Najib and Musa Aman are the Sheriff of Nottingham by day and transform to be Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves by night.

Sun Tzu (Art of War ) would have included UMNO/BN in his book as being an avid follower,if there was going to be a reprint.The 10th MP which is being acclaimed as goodies by the likes of Musa Aman and his bandwagon of "yes man" from UMNO/BN is more of a blackmail in preparation of an impending elections.

Once again,I must remind Sabahans,47 years of hoodwinking is enough.We've heard so much about hard core poverty for the last 25 years and we're still hearing about hard core poverty.What has happened to all the funds to eradicate poverty?We're rich in oil,timber and oil palm,why is the poverty level so high?

Nicolo Machiavelli best describes these actions of present day politicians " Being poor and scattered cannot hurt,they are either well treated or crushed".

Sabahans must review their tolerance level - you've been too kind for the last 47 years,the time has come for you to take control of what rightfully belong to you,it's now or never.

64 comments:

  1. Tak dinafikan sabahan memang perlukan perubahan. Sudah lama sabahan bertahan dan ayik menunggu, jadi sudah sampai masanya kerajaan buktikan komitmen mereka utk membuat perubahan yang baik:)

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  2. Agak menyedihkan jika nasib kita diumpakan seperti mengemis di bumi sendiri. Keterlaluan atau tak perumpamaan ni, masing2 lah nilai.
    Apapun saya harap keadaan akan bertambah baik hari demi hari.

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  3. Sabahan hanya minta apa yang patut dan rasanya taklah sampai mengemis tahap dewa... hhhmmm #%$#$@

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  4. Memang banyak kelemahan yang wujud dan saya harap kerajaan akan memandang serius perkara ni kerana tahap kesabaran individu ada hadnya. Jangan tunggu sehingga sabahan hilang keyakinan terhadap kerajaan, buktikanlah pada rakyat segera sebelum terlambat.

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  5. Apapun takda manusia yang sempurna di dunia, so sama-samalah kita berusaha untuk menuju ke arah yang lebih baik.

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  6. Lantaklah!!!!!!!! Yang ku tau ku mahu tunggu next GE ja. jeng,jeng,jeng!!!!

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  7. As Sabah we must first deny Umno by rejecting it completely in next election.

    2ndly we should not blinded by the monkey money to follow the BN in the next election.

    3rdly get any alternative force/energy to form next governement no matter what by rejecting existing federal & Sabah state governemnt.

    4thly re-establish once again our Sabah statue since 1976 June the 6th the our great heros of Sabahans being sacrificed.

    Finally Sabah do not belong to Malayu or Chinese or Indian but merely original birth of Sabahans.

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  8. If Anwar Ibrahim did not come and ask PBS members to jump ship...

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  9. Do you know One-third of the Sabah population is made out of illegal immigrants?

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  10. Sabah definitely need a development. Hopefully the government will look into this matter seriously and solve it as soon as possible.

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  11. iyalah, tidakkan orang sabah pergi megemis di negara jiran atau negeri lain. jauh juga tu. ini semua hanya kabar angin saja. sekarang sabah mula membangun dan rakyat didahulukan, perubahan itu akan berlaku tidak lama lagi. kerajaan akan membuat yang terbaik untuk semua rakyat sabah.

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  12. government need to look closely what they have done to Sabah and do something to improve it,, or Sabahan will look another new government.. as a reminder, rakyat has the right and power to take it back what belong to them.

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  13. Shoe polish? So what you think the CM supposed to do? making fuss saying that its still not enough?

    Musa is merely doing what he supposed to do - to say thanks....

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  14. Musa just stated his opinion with the 10MP and for him, the 10MP give benefit to Sabah in certain aspect such as roads, water and electricity..maybe there should be more to solve the longstanding problems facing by sabah such as poverty..its not Musa or state govt decision on what contained in 10MP..we can ask, but its not us to give..maybe its time for us (sabahan) to get back what's belong to us..

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  15. Like the song that goes;"Hand in hand, we welcome you, Sabahan will show the waaaayyyyy. To the land below the wind...
    Lets see how this will eventually unfold. But don't hold your breadth waiting for a change though....

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  16. I'm not even a beggar in Sabah.

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  17. What is it this article talking about? Beggars in their own land? where got ooo?

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  18. Okay, now you want to blame for Datuk Musa Aman, seem like he is the one who brings disaster in Sabah. But have ever cross your mind what the good things he done for us in Sabah? If he is that bad i don't think we still have our land now. I don't even can imagine to type some word here in your blog and you are not allowed to published your article anymore. Nonsense!

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  19. Hey at least he done something for Sabah, and you? what did you do? haha

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  20. Sabah should pull out as soon as possible, before the economy collapse in 2019.

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  21. Yeah we still hearing about the hardcore poverty, but we hear about a good news which is, the numbers are now reduced. Do you read the news recently about the poverty eradication? aiyyyaaaahhhh....

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  22. Hardcore poor in Sabah down by 5,000
    Published on: Wednesday, February 11, 2009

    Kota Kinabalu: Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman said the poverty eradication programme in Sabah is moving in the right direction as evidenced in the decreasing number of hardcore poor household heads (KIRMTs) last year compared to 2007.
    The Chief Minister said there were 21,514 KIRMTs and disabled people (OKUs) in 2007. However, as at Feb. 10 this year, the number had reduced to 16,403 that include OKUs and those in the advanced age bracket.
    "This is certainly a good improvement," he said after chairing the People's Welfare Development Scheme Steering Committee at Wisma Innoprise, Tuesday. Also present were State Secretary Datuk Sukarti Wakiman and State Federal Secretary Datuk Ismail Wadin.
    Musa said it was for this reason that the Rural and Regional Development Ministry had given Sabah RM23.2 million this year to conduct programmes on income enhancement, training, excellence, career, human mind development, childcare centre and balanced diet.
    Hardcore poor families in Sabah are those with household income of below RM540 a month for those in the rural areas and RM960 for those in the urban areas. The State Government aims to achieve zero poverty by 2010.
    He said of the 16,403 KIRMTs, OKUs and senior citizens, the programmes would be targeting 12,580 who are productive. For non-productive OKUs, the group's welfare would be taken care of by the State and Federal governments.
    Musa said between 2006 and last year, the Federal Government approved RM27.185m for a total of 4,837 assistance given to 2,006 recipients in the whole State.
    "Last year, of the 3,727 applications for assistance that are registered, 1,818 applications have been approved to the cost of RM2.678 million," he said.
    The Chief Minister also disclosed that the Sabah Welfare Services Department (JPKA) through all its district welfare officers identified and conducted investigation involving 7,712 families under the KIRMT starting February, last year. From this exercise, they managed to trace 5,122 or 66 per cent of the 7,712 families.
    Musa said the JPKA, channelled financial assistance to them under the Old Folks Assistance Scheme and General Assistance Scheme.
    Under the Old Folks Assistance Scheme, the recipients received RM300 from the Federal Government while under the General Assistance Scheme, the recipients receive minimum of RM150 and maximum RM300 from the State Government.
    "For KIRMT who could not be traced, the JPKA advertised in the local papers so that assistance could be channelled to them," he said.
    He said under the Ninth Malaysia Plan (9MP), 15 Mesej programme were being implemented by the Sabah Rubber Industry Board (LIGS) and Sabah Land Development Authority.
    According to him, there were seven Mesej aquaculture programme at Kampung Sarap, Pangi, Penimbawan, Pulau Sakar, Nala, Look Butun and Pantau-Pantau involving 536 KIRMT.
    Meanwhile, Musa said the State Local Government and Housing Ministry had spent RM6.8m to provide facilities and business premises such as tamu grounds, stalls, arcades, pasar tani and general markets for the benefit of the people.

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  23. bukan hanya Sabah. Malahan Terengganu juga. Minyak disedut untuk negeri lain. Berlambak-lambak orang miskin di Terengganu, tiada pembangunan dari kerajaan. Yang ada pun, masjid replika yang menghabiskan duit, monsoon cup bangang, stadium runtuh, airport runtuh...BODOH BN

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  24. sabah perlu berubah, kita sebagai rakyat sabah seharusnya mempertahankan hak-hak kita. Sabah memerlukan pembangunan bukan sahaja dari segi infrastrtuktur, tetapi yang penting adalah dalam pendidikan. harap sabah akan semakin membangun dan maju suatu hari nanti.

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  25. Sabah should be ruled by SABAHAN!!! Only then we will progress!!! We should kick the bloody fcuking BeeNd out from our land!!! SABAHAN, you know what to do in this coming GE13!

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  26. Oh soon all Malaysians will become BEGGARS in our own land when UMNO finally bankrupts the entire nation and by then BUMIPUTRA has to be changed to PENGEMIS BUMI

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  27. too late already for sabahan, there is no way to win back the state, even with all the so called kadazans and chinese seats, the opposition still will not be able to rule the state as there seem to have more so called muslims seats now than as in 1990s

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  28. satu malaysia mesti tidak kira mana suatu negeri semua mesti dimajukan tapi sebelum itu semua kroni mesti dihapuskan dan dipenjarakan, rasuah dihapuskan jika tidak duit minyak semua masuk kocit kroni dan raykat makin menjadi pengemis di negeri sendiri

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  29. SABAH yang sebenarnya, lambangnya di sini...
    http://www.sabahan.net/forum/showthread.php?tid=2982

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  30. Dulu, kini dan selamanya - Im not beggar!!!!!!

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  31. Sabahan memang perlu berjuang unmtuk pertahankan hak mereka. Jadi saya harap kerajaan tak akan mengamabaikan keperluan rakyat:)

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  32. Memang tak dinafikan banyak masalah yang timbul sehinggakan segelintir sabahan merasakan mereka mengemis di bumi sendiri; namun utk blame Musa Aman......hhhmmmmm, rasanya better cari kesilapan diri sendiri daripada asyik menyalahkan org lain.

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  33. Thanks to all the Project M 'citizens', esp those from Pulau Gaya.

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  34. Since PKR threatened to throw out all the PATI and project IC immigrants, these people will make sure that BN will win at all cost so that what PKR said would not come true.

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  35. I have a feeling that this will lead to another Sabah bashing.

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  36. There are 14 states in the country. How many states succeeded in voting BN out?

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  37. Beggars in our own land does not only describes Sabah, but several other states as well.

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  38. I don't want to blame for nobody, but as for me, as far as i concern, there are lots of program done by govt to help the poorest people. So, people please grab any opportunities in front of ur eyes.

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  39. Gee whiz..I'm sure there will be more Sabah bashing after. *facepalm*

    Beggars? what beggers? pulling out from Malaysia and risk the Government becomes unstable and so is the economy? I don't think so.

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  40. I'm sensing more complains after complains will be ensure. But we are being too kind? Where got..Some us wants to fight our rights but 1/3 are either being plain ignorant or plain daft.

    Enough said, let's just wait for GE13th and we will decide on that day.

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  41. The key to be a "Good Government is Good Politics" - Richard J. Daley

    Rasanya, more drama unfolds after this. Percayalah..

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  42. There are many factors that can be say as the contributors of the problem Sabahan faced today...to put the blame solely to the current state government alone is not fair since the government itself has run a number of programs to try to, if not eliminate, minimize the problem. For example, we have our own hardcore poor eradication program, allocation to build house in allocation program (for example,Kg. Mengkabong, Tuaran resettlement programme, Sabah being one of the biggest fund recipient in Malaysia etc...

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  43. a lot has been done to Sabah and govt still strive to make a big improvement in Sabah. do not compared Sabah with the states in SM since the states in SM almost like Kota Belud. to improve the whole things in Sabah need a lot of time and money..

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  44. mmg sabah masih lagi mundur pada ketika ini, tp rakyat sabah tidak perlu mengemis utk hidup, malah sabah semakin membangunkan. rakyat2 sabah juga semakin bijak, suatu hari nanti Sabah akan menjadi negeri paling maju di Malaysia.

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  45. hopefully the 10MP and 11MP will turn the Sabah to be an advance state before 2020 year.. to make it reality, the all long standing issues should be addressed first..

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  46. what are you talkin' about ronnie? pakatan or bn they're the same...both want power. illegal immigrants? sampai dunia kiamat pun isu pati tidak akan selesai. the us, australia also have pati problem la bro. what must be done is to ensure that no pati...and ineligible immigrants from becoming Malaysians of Sabah origin. they're free to make immigrants Malaysian in semenanjung states...haha....aramai tii!

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  47. Bah government, dengarlah suara hati dan pemintaan rakyat ni. Sekurang-kurangnya, tak jugalah ada yang terasa mcm pengemis di bumi sendiri kan. hehehe

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  48. Rakyat pun kena usaha sendiri bukan ingat mau kena tolong saja!!! ingat 1 pihak sahaja yang bersungguh2 tapi 1 pihak lagi bergoyang kaki, saya rasa apa yang dirancangkan tidak akan kesampaian. Ingat Itu...

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  49. There is no such thing as begging in our own lands. Sabahans do not need to beg.

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  50. Sabahans have too much pride to beg.

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  51. rakyat sabah hidup dalam keadaan yang baik, tiada pun rakyat sabah yang mengemis, pengemis2 yang terdapat disabah ni sebenarnya adalah rakyat asing. Sabah kini semakin membangun atas hasil usaha rakyat dan pemimpin sabah sendiri. banyak sumber2 terdapt di sabah. suatu hari nanti Sabah akan menjadi negeri paling maju.

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  52. Ronnie,judging from your previous postings in your blog,you are certainly a man of courage and for the betterment of Sabahans.The response from friends on the Allah issue you have been championing,and your daringness in facing the Police head-on is something people can only dream of doing.We salute you Ronnie.

    Your article above,I have no second thoughts in agreeing.Sabah has been rich and is still rich,but our resources have been mismanaged and UMNO/BN Sabah has become the "middleman" to ensure Sabah's resources are handed over in a silver platter to the Federal government.In the process,Sabah leaders have enriched themselves.Why is Musa Aman thanking Najib for his kind generosity?I fully support this statement of yours Ronnie.My fellow Sabahans the natural resources in Sabah belongs to us,it has been taken away and we have to thank the Federal government?And in return we received peanuts.Aren't we begging for development funds?

    Our dignity has been eroded and compromised to the extend that we don't decide on our own natural resources.Where is the natural justice of this?

    Justice Pao.

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  53. Huhhh? I don't think we are still here if really the govt are very bad. Hey have you ever read that, your own people signed to have just 5% to the oil royalties. and now who you want to blame? Hey at least Datuk Musa done many changes here in Sabah. and you, what have you done for us? haiiiyaaahhh !!! Pandai cakap saya...

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  54. What begging? This is how federation works...The Federal government is responsible to give every state allocation & allocation will be given based on the need of each State...

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  55. it's not fair to blame current leaders.. how about the previous?.. anyway, i would like to advice to all Sabahan to improve yourself and create a better future for Sabah together. the new generation today is responsible for Sabah future.

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  56. the reason for Sabah remain as poorest state in Malaysia is due to the area of Sabah which is too big compared to the others states. every districts here are almost equal to the states in SM. that why, Sabah need a lot of times and allocations to be a developed state..

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  57. Ron, check it out Datuk K Ghani's statement about Sabah's status in today DE 17/6.

    He's right. We were not that naive and stupid in 1963. Maybe we fall to their bait when Singapore kicked out in 1965. In fact, Sabah and Sarawak can have a referendum to review the status of Malaysia Federation in 1973 but unfortunately our late Tun Mustapha did not do it.

    So in 1976, when our founders the late Tun Fuad and his side-kick the late Datuk Peter Mojuntin were put to sleep forever, they passed a bill in parliament to change the Article... of the Federal Constitution to delete Singapore and put the status of Sabah and Sarawak equally among the Malayan States.

    Now, why Sabah and Sarawak's MPs and ADUNs until today don't have the balls to voice out once and for all in the Parliament or in the State Legislative Assembly what actually is our real status in Malaysia, a partner or one of the 14 States in Malaysia.

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  58. The reason that poverty level is high it's because there are too many illegal immigrants and stateless people. They are the poorest here.

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  59. Anonymous said...(June 17, 2010 2:44 AM)

    Who are "they" that you mention who passes the Bill in the Parliament to change the Article of the Constitution to delete Singapore and put the status of Sabah and Sarawak equally with the Malayan states? Why nobody know about this? Damn I'm too curious. Please feed my curiosity on this comment of yours, dear Anon..

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  60. All i can see, the one who begs are those illegal immigrants and stateless people. They are the poorest that makes the poverty level in Sabah increasingly high. *sigh*

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  61. My dear Comrade, for your information "they" were the BN regime during the administration of Keris's late daddy the then PM Malaysia the late Tun Hussein Onn.

    That was the time the Kuala Lumpur government's ability to achieve a two-thirds parliamentary majority of 120 seats from Peninsular Malaysia itself, a number of important amendments were made to the Malaysian Constitutions which have almost entirely eroded the special standing of the two Borneo states within the Federation as it was originally negotiated.

    Under the Constitution (Amendment) Act of 1976, Article 1 {2} was altered with the effect that the separate listing of the two Borneo states as members of the Federation was eliminated. Also refer Act A514, Section 19, in force from 27-08-1976 (2 months and 21 days after the late Tun Fuad and others perished in air-crashed tragedy on 6/6/1976).

    This reflects the Federal Government's long term policy that Sabah and Sarawak were to have the same status within the Federation as the constituent states of the original Malayan Federation of 1957.

    This is the most politically symbolic of all then amendments of the Constitution relating to Sabah and Sarawak.

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  62. Dear Anon (June 22, 2010 8:26 AM)

    Oh ok. Your explanation has already satisfied my curiosity.

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  63. Well, sama-samalah kita memperbaiki level kehidupan. Benda yang dah berlaku jadikan sebgai pedoman masa depan, moga2 masa depan kita lebih cerah lagi :)

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