16 September 1963 Federation of Malaysia was proclaimed come into effect 5

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16 September 1963 Federation of Malaysia was proclaimed & come into effect.
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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Malaysia Agreement 1963 1. MA63 is an INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT - registered in the United Nations on 21 September 1970, bearing the registration number 10760. 2. Unlike Malaysian laws, MA63 CANNOT BE CHANGED in the Malaysian Parliament. 3. Sabah and Sarawak have the authority to enforce MA63 on their own. 4. Sabah and Sarawak has extra autonomy to make decisions because of MA63. 5. Sarawak and Sabah has its own immigration law.
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Reactions and the Opposition for the Formation of Malaysia Indonesia Reasons for opposition: 1. Indonesia condemned the whole scheme as a neo-colonialist plot - especially in light of the fact that Britain would continue to have military bases in Malaya and Singapore. 2. Malaya ignored and not consulting Indonesia during the formation of Malaysia. 3. The establishment of Malaysia threatens the idea of the creation of the Indonesia Raya . 4. Sukarno’s tactics to distract Indonesian from some internal problems. January 1963 Indonesia announced a policy of “ Confrontation ” against Malaysia with a slogan “ Ganyang Malaysia ”.
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The Philippines Reasons for opposition: 1. Claims Sabah is part of the Philippines’ territory. 2. The Philippines demanded the rights to Sabah allegedly by them as part of the Sulu Sultanate.
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The Withdrawal of Singapore 1. Malaysian Malaysia concept forwarded by Singapore for equal rights between every citizen of Malaysia regardless of race and ethnicity. 2. People’s Action Party ( PAP ) tries to replace Malaysian Chinese Association ( MCA ) in Alliance Party saying that MCA was weak and did less to fight for the Chinese. 3. Establishment of Malaysian Solidarity Convention (MSC) – an opposition convention that challenge the idea of Malay Special Rights and greater calls for egalitarianism. 4. Singapore's refusal to cooperate in Malaysia's development. 5. Lee Kuan Yew's ( LKY ) desire to become the Prime Minister of Malaysia .
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