Yong: Seven MA63 issues are merely cosmetic

Kota Kinabalu, Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The so-called resolution of seven MA63 issues is nothing but a great disappointment to the people of Sabah because the seven issues listed are merely cosmetic. The seven issues have nothing to do with the 40% net tax revenues that Sabah is entitled to. There is no mention of the 20% oil royalties promised to Sabah. Education was completely missed out, not to mention “equal status”. There was no transfer of any revenues or powers to Sabah.

"Malaysia is for Malays" is inflammatory and seditious

Kota Kinabalu, 16 August 2019: The remark of Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin that Malaysia is for Malays is totally uncalled for, said Japiril Suhaimin.

Japiril, who is Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) deputy president, told Mohd Asri that he has forgotten about the Borneon territories who are equal partners in the formation of Malaysia.

“For anybody to make racist statement as such that has totally disregarded the spirit of the formation of Malaysia.

SAPP calls for Government action against Zakir Naik

   Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) today calls on the Sabah State Government to ban Zakir Naik from coming to Sabah. Sabah’s immigration powers are meant to protect the harmony of Sabahans. India-born Zakir Naik is a controversial person being sought by his country of origin on alleged money laundering investigation.  Recently he has been making statements to the effect of interfering Malaysia's administration and had caused ethnical tension.

Education policy should not be abused as a tool for political power wrestle

Kota Kinabalu, 14 Aug 2019 - Education policy should not be abused as a tool for political power wrestle, said Datuk Richard Yong We Kong, SAPP deputy president.

He said the latest education policy launched by the PH government has caused political tensions, namely introducing Islamic calligraphy (seni khat) in vernacular schools syllabus. The Education Ministry also intends to incorporate the democracy and electoral system into the middle school syllabus.

Lim Kit Siang and DAP should fulfill their promises to Sabah

Yong: Lim Kit Siang and DAP should fulfill their promises to Sabah

Kota Kinabalu, Monday, 12 August, 2019

Instead of lamenting the loss of support for DAP as a result of the Jawi/khat issue, DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang and other DAP leaders, including that extremely self-confident Federal Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, should fulfil their promises to Sabah without any further delay. DAP might prefer if Sabahans forgot their promises but the DAP promises are so attractive and memorable that the promises cannot be forgotten.

Gee: Govt should encourage languages which are useful and expedient

Gee: Govt should encourage languages which are useful and expedient

KOTA KINABALU, August 6, 2019: If the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is really serious about making Malaysians more competitive in the global market, it should encourage them to study languages which are truly useful and expedient in the current global context, said Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) vice president Gee Tian Siong.

陳威凱:教育開倒車 綁架文化强迫學習







Shortening hours for UTC is disappointing

KOTA KINABALU, January 14, 2019: The Federal Ministry of Finance has ordered all UTCs nationwide to shorten their operating hours starting on 22nd of this month, an action which is equivalent to canceling the service that is benefiting to the people.

Chin Vui Kai, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) information chief said: "The people have yet to see any plan which is beneficial to the people now prepared to lose their existing rights. It is really disappointing."