Paralysis of government due to incompetence

Posted on: Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:55 By: webmin

KOTA KINABALU, Tuesday, 18 September, 2018: The revelations by Parti Warisan leader Darell Leiking that district councillors, village heads and Village Community Management Council (or JKKKs -Jawatankuasa Kemajuan dan Keselamatan Kampung) have yet to be appointed are shocking, said Secretary of Gabungan Sabah (United Sabah Alliance), Edward Dagul today.

Yong: Sabah rights are core issues in the post-UMNO/BN era

Posted on: Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:54 By: webmin

KOTA KINABALU, 13 June 2018: Sabah Progressive Party’s withdrawal from Barisan Nasional (BN) in 2008 has been fully vindicated today. "Sarawak local parties have also closed down BN. This is the trend today when Sabah and Sarawak political parties are no longer subservient to Malaya parties. This cannot be avoided," said Datuk Seri Panglima Yong Teck Lee, SAPP President.

Gabungan Sabah to intervene in Petronas suit

Posted on: Fri, 06/08/2018 - 17:02 By: webmin

KOTA KINABALU, June 8, 2018: SABAH politicians are eager to intervene in Petronas’ suit to lay exclusive claim on the country's petroleum resources and to be the regulator of the upstream industry.

Sabah, a petroleum-rich state, stands to lose its rights if the national oil company wins in its suit, said Sabah Star president Jeffrey Kitingan.

He said that while Petronas was relying on the Petroleum Development Act 1974 as the point of its argument, this law was in fact “unconstitutional”.

State Gov't Should Begin Maintenance of Tg Aru beaches

Posted on: Thu, 06/07/2018 - 20:44 By: webmin

KOTA KINABALU, 7 June 2018: The Sabah government should as soon as possible start repair and upgrade Tanjung Aru public facilities after stopping TAED, said Datuk Richard Yong, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) Secretary-General cum Tanjung Aru CLC chairman.

He said, prior to this, the Sabah government stopped all maintenance of facilities, while giving way to TAED (Tanjung Aru Eco Development). And since it has decided to stop the development plan, the government should therefore immediately resume upkeep of the area.

New federal cabinet is Malaya-centric, where's Equal Status as promised

Posted on: Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:05 By: webmin

KOTA KINABALU, May 19, 2018: The newly appointed Federal Cabinet is “Malaya-centric” former Chief Minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee said.

“The explanations coming out from Kuala Lumpur is that Sabah and Sarawak will be accommodated in the second batch of ministers,” said Yong, who is also the Sabah Progressive Party president.

“What this essentially means is that Malaya will form the Cabinet first. Borneo can join later,” he said.

A new non-Umno era has dawned on Malaysia

Posted on: Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:32 By: webmin

KOTA KINABALU, May 10, 2018: A new non-Umno era has dawned on Malaysia, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said.

He said people have voted against BN-UMNO, the Prime Minister and unpopular policies like GST.

“These have overwhelmed other issues,” Yong said in a statement late Wednesday.

“We shall fight to ensure that Sabah rights are not buried because this new era will see the unleashing of regional energies like what we have seen in other parts of the world leading to the empowerment of the regions,” he said.

SAPP MPs voted against Territorial Sea Act in 2012

Posted on: Tue, 05/08/2018 - 19:07 By: webmin

KOTA KINABALU, May 8, 2018: The two former Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) MPs had voted against the Territorial Sea Act 2012 although they did not have a chance to take part in the debate when the Bill was tabled in Parliament on April 18, 2012.

Former Sepanggar MP Datuk Eric Majimbun said he and fellow SAPP Parliamentarian Datuk Chua Soon Bui of Tawau voted against the legislation in a voice vote along with other opposition MP after about half day of debates.

“Chua and I clearly voted against it along with all the other opposition MPs,” he said.