• Short Summary

    WITH THE SITUATION IN BRUNEI UNDER CONTROL, THE ROYAL MARINES WHO HELPED TO CRUSH THE REVOLT SET UP HEADQUARTERS IN KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, LAST WEDNESDAY.

  • Description

    WITH THE SITUATION IN BRUNEI UNDER CONTROL, THE ROYAL MARINES WHO HELPED TO CRUSH THE REVOLT SET UP HEADQUARTERS IN KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, LAST WEDNESDAY.

    MAKING USE OF THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE SARAWAK CONSTABULARY, THE MARINES ESTABLISHED THEMSELVES IN KUCHING, WHOSE AIRPORT MAKES IT A CONVENIENT CENTRE OF OPERATIONS AGAINST ANY FURTHER REBEL ACTIVITIES IN NORTHERN BORNEO.

    A MILITARY SPOKESMAN STATED LAST WEDNESDAY THAT ABOUT 1,000 REBELS WERE STILL CONCENTRATED IN MOUNTAINOUS JUNGLE HIDE-OUTS NEAR THE BRUNEI-SARAWAK BORDER. SINCE THEN, INTENSIFIED MOPPING-UP OPERATIONS BY MARINE COMMANDOS, GURKHA TROOPS AND SARAWAK RANGERS HAVE CONSIDERABLY REDUCED THIS NUMBER.

    WITH 49 OF ITS MEMBERS UNDER ARREST, THE SARAWAK UNITED PEOPLE'S PARTY (SUPP) CONCEDED DEFEAT ON TUESDAY NAND PLEDGED TO WORK FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF SARAWAK AND NORTH BORNEO BY CONSTITUTIONAL MEANS. THE LEFT-WING SUPP HAD EARLIER SUPPORTED SHEIKH ASAHARI'S RAAYAT PEOPLE'S PARTY IN ITS CAMPAIGN AGAINST A FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZUG2211H3JPHM5GVAFML9HUL
    Media URN:
    VLVADZUG2211H3JPHM5GVAFML9HUL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1962
    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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