East Malaysia Strays from the Capital
Oil revenues, exploitation, other problems alienate Sabah and Sarawak
By: Murray Hunter
Recently, 12 NGOs from the East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak brought up a promise made in 1963 at the formation of the long-defunct Federation of Malay States that they should have a third of the country’s total federal parliamentary seats under Article 46 of the Malaysian Constitution on seat allocation.
That is unlikely to hap…