Roland Cheng
Roland Cheng
Birth Date
26 Dec 1957
Birth Place
Kota Kinabalu
Home City
Kota Kinabalu
Professional Experiences
  • Lawyer
- English should be the main medium of instruction with emphasis on Bahasa Malaysia in other subjects
- Sabah and Sarawak should be independent in education, health, religion and shipping
- The emphasis should be on innovation and individual talent
- All ex-leaders should be respected with a place in the country history books so that both the rights and wrongs of the leader can be preserved. In this way there will be no whitewashing of history to suit a particular view point.
- politics is to create a stable environment for the people to work safely and to generate wealth for the country
- Freedom for those who have married into Islam and wish to leave after divorce to allow the children to follow the religion of their parent
- Change of particular in the identity card of race and religion should either be omitted totally or allowed upon request
- Malaysia has become a very litigious society. There must be a complete change of the education policy with emphasis on human values and respect instead to weed out corruption and nepotism
- To cultivate the need for good of the country instead of the individual
- Half of all the reported law cases in Malaysia can be eliminated if there is civil liberties to eliminate the distinction between Bumi and Non Bumi contracts.
- The Chief of Justice of Malaysia should be rotated between the Chief of Justice of Malaya and The Chief Justice of Sabah and Sararak. This is to promote decentralization of powers.
- There should be quota in the Court of Appeal and Federal Court Judge reserved for Sabah and Sarawak.
- There should be a separate Chief of Justice for Sabah and a separate Chief of Justice for Sarawak
- The Police IGP should be rotated between the heads of Malaya, Sabah, and Sarawak
- The police should be overseen by an independent body and not be reporting directly to the Prime Minister
- Sabah and Sarawak should be allowed to run their own Employee Provident Fund, Civil Service, Education, Health, Religion, and Shipping
- Sabah should get back their 40% constitutional rights on nett incom and remit the balance of 60% to the Federal
- the cabotage policy should be abolished so that there is no requirement for transhipment from Port Klang
- The oil minister should be from Sabah and Sarawak
- A new federal constitution should be drafted as was intended in 1963
- The supreme law should be civil law and override syariah law and not have two separate laws for civil and syariah
- The governors of Sabah, Sarawak, Melaka, and Penang should have a say in the appointment of the Agong
- The contracts given to Bumi should be allowed to be assigned or subcontracted to Non Bumi but such Bumis will be penalized. So that the quota system should be applied to all government departments and government companies so that Non Bumis can also be allowed in the Board
- Emphasis should be on maintenance and not just new projects. Many buildings and structures can be used but are simply abandoned due to neglect in materials use resulting in high cost to the economy
- Education, health and business opportunities is the key to breaking the chain of poverty
- The family well being is the key to a healthy and vibrant country
- Day care and extended maternity leave should be given to mothers so that they can look after their new born for the first two children
- Creativity and social freedoms should be allowed for youths to encourage out of the box thinking subject to guidelines on unacceptable behaviour.
- The Employee Provident Fund (EPF) should be allowed to be used for family purchases of houses and emergencies provided that this monies must be repaid to the said EPF in the event of the sale of the
house and after emergencies.
- Minorities are the spice of the nation. However their way of life, culture, language and tradition should be preserved and allowed to prosper in the larger Malaysian context. Besides granting special concessions to minorities, their legal structures on dispute resolution should be incorporated into the Malaysian civil court structure and