• Short Summary

    THE SARAWAK ELECTION HAS BEEN A VICTORY FOR THE PRO-MALAYSIA FORCES. OF THE 429 DISTRICT?

  • Description

    THE SARAWAK ELECTION HAS BEEN A VICTORY FOR THE PRO-MALAYSIA FORCES. OF THE 429 DISTRICT COUNCILLORS ELECTED, ONLY 116 - THOSE OF THE SARAWAK UNITED PEOPLE'S PARTY - ARE ANTI-MALAYSIA.

    OF THE 313 PRO-MALAYSIA COUNCILLORS ELECTED, 136 ARE ALLIANCE MEN, 116 ARE INDEPENDENTS AND 59 ARE PARTY NEGARA.

    THE ALLIANCE ON JUNE 25, WAS CONFIDENT THAT IT COULD FORM THE COUNTRY'S FIRST ELECTED GOVERNMENT. IT WILL NEED THE SUPPORT OF INDEPENDENTS TO GET A MAJORITY IN THE COUNCIL.

    HOWEVER, IN THE RICH OILTOWN OF MIRI, NORTH OF SARAWAK, THE SARAWAK UNITED PEOPLE'S PARTY WON TEN OF THE 19 SEATS. THE ELECTIONS ENDED RECENTLY.

    THE ALLIANCE WON SIX, PARTY NEGARA TWO AND ONE INDEPENDENT.

    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF UNITED MALAY NATIONAL ORGANISATION, MALAYA, MR. GHAZALIE HAJI JAWI ASSISTED THE ALLIANCE IN MIRI.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2X55L5EUBM6SKWXZPKCCPEJTT
    Media URN:
    VLVA2X55L5EUBM6SKWXZPKCCPEJTT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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