• Short Summary

    TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, SWEPT BACK TO POWER TODAY (SUNDAY) IN THE MALAYAN GENERAL ELECTION.

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    TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, SWEPT BACK TO POWER TODAY (SUNDAY) IN THE MALAYAN GENERAL ELECTION.

    IN A LANDSLIDE WIN THE TUNKU -- FIGHTING ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY ON A PLATFORM OF DEFIANCE OF INDONESIA -- WON 89 OF THE 104 MALAYAN SEATS IN THE 159 MEMBER MALAYSIAN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT, SMASHING THE OPPOSITION IN MALAYA, MOST POWERFUL STATE OF THE UNION.

    WITH 36 SEATS ALREADY IN HIS POSSESSION IN THE MALAYSIAN BORNEO STATES OF SABAH AND SARAWAK THE TUNKU HAS 125 SEATS IN THE FEDERAL HOUSE. HIS PERSONAL MAJORITY INCREASED BY MORE THAN 4,000 TO ALMOST 12,000.

    IN A VICTORY STATEMENT TODAY THE TUNKU TOLD NEWSMEN: "TO HELL WITH INDONESIA". HE SAID THE TWO PROBLEMS TO BE DEALT WITH IMMEDIATELY WERE TERRORISTS ON MALAYSIAN SOIL AND THE MENACE OF SUBVERSION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAZFW2G276K3T8950M273VJYIF
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZFW2G276K3T8950M273VJYIF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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