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Yong: "Let me bring this issue to parliament to protect the sanctity of our Constitution"

KOTA KINABALU, April 23, 2018: Local opposition pact Gabungan Sabah is claiming victory after the High Court here agreed with its contention that the Prime Minister was constitutionally required to table in Parliament the Election Commission report on the 13 new state seats for Sabah.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said this showed that the court agreed with them that under Section 9 of the 13th Schedule of the Federal Constitution, the Prime Minister had no discretionary power of not tabling the report in Parliament.

Shafie talks about Sabah rights ONLY AFTER SACKING

KOTA KINABALU, April 22, 2018: Datuk Mohd Shafie Apdal’s motive in fighting for Sabah’s rights is doubtful as this was an issue he only took up after his sacking as Federal minister.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) secretary general Datuk Richard Yong said: "Shafie has been very late coming out to fight for Sabah. Everyone knows that he only talked about fighting for Sabah rights after his sacking as a minister. He never had the courage to resign".

Sabahans should stand up for their rights

KOTA KINABALU, April 21, 2018:  The stand off at the gate of the Kota Kinabalu High court complex involving local opposition Gabungan Sabah leaders is a stark reminder to Sabahans that they should always stand up for their rights.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Seri Panglima Yong Teck Lee, who was with the group that was barred from entering the complex on Friday, said Sabahans would succeed when they insist on their rights.

Why the silence over Projek IC?

SAPP secretary-general Richard Yong says Sabah PKR leaders appear to be mute about 'Projek IC' ever since Dr Mahathir Mohamad became PH chairman

KOTA KINABALU, April 19, 2018:  Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) secretary-general Richard Yong has questioned Sabah Pakatan Harapan leaders for their silence on “Projek IC” now that Dr Mahathir Mohamad is leading the opposition coalition.

“PKR had been harping on ‘Projek IC’, that has angered Sabahans, but has suddenly fallen silent on this issue with Dr Mahathir now in PH.

GS leaders briefly denied entry into High Court compound

KOTA KINABALU, April 20, 2018: The High Court here was told that the Prime Minister was constitutionally required to table in Parliament an Election Commission report on the 13 new Sabah state constituencies soon after receiving it in February last year.

Counsel Yong Yit Jee said this was stipulated in Section 9 of the 13th Schedule of the Federal Constitution.

Yong said that provision stipulated that the Prime Minister was required to table in Parliament the EC report “as soon as it may be” after receiving it in February 2017.