• Short Summary

    THE NEWLY ELECTED MIRI DISTRICT COUNCILLORS IN SARAWAK HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING ON JULY 3.FOR?

  • Description

    1.
    MLS MIRI DISTRICT COUNCIL BUILDING
    3 ft

    2.
    CU SIGN
    4 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS COUNCILLORS ENTERING BUILDING
    10 ft

    4.
    MCU SUPP MEMBER MR. YONG SIEW SIANG ENTERING
    11 ft

    5.
    MS COUNCILLORS SITTING (FOREGROUND) MR. GEIKIE, INDEPENDENT
    14 1/2 ft

    6.
    CU (FOREGROUND) SUPP MEMBER MR. LIEW KHIEN (PEPPER PLANTER)
    16 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS SUPP MEMBER MR. CHONG YUK HIEN, COUNCIL SECRETARY, EXPLAINING TO CHINESE COUNCILORS PROCEDURE OF MEETING
    20 ft

    8.
    MCU COUNCIL CHAIRMAN, MR LIM CHEE HIAN
    22 ft

    9.
    MLS COUNCILORS TAKING OATH (TWO SHOTS)
    27 ft

    10.
    MLS COUNCILORS CASTING VOTES
    31 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS COUNTING OF BALLOT PAPERS
    35 1/2 ft

    12.
    MLS COUNCILORS
    38 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE NEWLY ELECTED MIRI DISTRICT COUNCILLORS IN SARAWAK HELD THEIR FIRST MEETING ON JULY 3.FOR MOST OF THE COUNCILORS, IT WAS THEIR FIRST SITTING.

    BEFORE THE START OF THE MEETING, THE COUNCIL SECRETARY, MR.CHONG YUK HIEN, A MEMBER OF THE SARAWAK UNITED PEOPLE'S PARTY, EXPLAINED THE PROCEDURE OF THE MEETING TO NON-ENGLISH AND MALAY SPEAKING CHINESE COUNCILORS.HE SPOKE TO THEM IN CHINESE.

    MOST OF THE COUNCILLORS ARE MEMBERS OF ANTI-MALAYSIA SARAWAK UNITED PEOPLE'S PARTY.THE COUNCIL CHAIRMAN IS MR.LIM CHEE HIAN, A SUPP MEMBER.HE SPEAKS ONLY CHINESE.

    LATER, THE COUNCILORS TOOK THEIR AOTH.THE ONLY INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE IN THE COUNCIL IS MR.G.W.GEIKIE, WHO WAS THE FORMER COUNCIL CHAIRMAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3RMIF6K67SWIKA80B2FJVWYTH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RMIF6K67SWIKA80B2FJVWYTH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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