How involved can the monarchy be in politics
Malaysia has a "constitutional monarchy", kinda like the Queen of England. But how does it work? And how involved should constitutional monarchs be in politics?
In 1867, Kingdom of Sarawak’s first General Council meeting was held in Bintulu, making it the earliest legislative system in Malaysia. Today, a clock tower and a centenary stone remain as a reminder of where the meeting took place. When Vyner unveiled the Nine Cardinal Principles of the rule of the White Rajah in 1941, the General Council meeting was held in Kuching
UNFINISHED PROCESS OF DECOLONIZATION UNDER UNDD 1960
You see, Singapore declared UDI (Unilateral Declaration of Independence) on 31 Aug 1963, which was not recognised by Britain and Malaya. For a British colony to have its independence restored, the British Parliament must pass the independence act for the colony.
The Nine Cardinal Principles of the rule of the English Rajah is the Preamble of the Sarawak Constitution 1941, the document setting forth the Sarawak Constitution 1941 opened by enunciating the Cardinal Principle were edict by Charles Vyner Brooke, the White Rajah of Sarawak on 24 September 1941 known as the Nine Cardinal Principles of the rule of the White Rajah later adopted into the Report of the Commission of Enquiry, North Borneo and Sarawak, 1962 in APPENDIX C as the Nine Cardinal Principles of the rule of the English Rajah,
Third of five videos summarising the presentations during the Kuching Forum (27/04/2014). Permission is required from the authors of these papers presented at the public forum on Malaysia Agreement held in Kuching on 27 April 2014 organized by SAPA and BHF.