Gee: Stop clowning around and focus on the real issues

KOTA KINABALU, January 11, 2019: Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) leaders should stop clowning around and focus on solving real issues which affect the people’s lives, said Gee Tien Siong, SAPP vice president.

He pointed out that some of these issues though are not as big-and-complicated as the Malaysia Agreement 1963 issue, they were affecting the people’ lives almost on daily basis.

Sabah & Sarawak should move towards “one third veto power”

KOTA KINABALU, 18 Dec 2018: The federal government is in the midst of gaining a two-thirds majority in parliament with the massive UMNO MPs quitting the party and show of support to the ruling coalition.

“Is this a sign that Sabah and Sarawak are getting closer to regain their autonomy respectively, or the opposite?” questioned Gee Tien Siong, vice president of Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP).

Gee said even the Sabah coalition government has gained two-thirds majority in the Legislative Assembly.

Government accountable to its promises to comply with the MA63

KOTA KINABALU, December 10, 2018: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Yong Teck Lee is open to parties in the Gabungan Sabah opposition pact working with other political coalitions for the good of the state.

Speaking during the party’s congress here today, where he was returned unopposed as president, Yong also pledged continued commitment to Gabungan Sabah, led by veteran leader Mohd Noor Mansoor.

Sabah needs to re-strategise its economic direction, Look North to China

KOTA KINABALU, Tuesday, 4 December 2018 : The drop in crude palm oil price from RM2,400 per tonne (as assumed in the 2019 Sabah budget) to RM1,800 and the fall in global crude oil prices from USD70 (stated in the budget) to USD50/USD60 per barrel could deprive the Sabah government of RM500 million in revenues (RM200 million in oil palm sales tax plus RM300 million in oil royalties).

This could drive the Sabah treasury into serious deficit.

Fed Min irresponsible and ignorant of facts

KOTA KINABALU, 28 November 2018: Sabah leaders are questioning Dr Maszlee Malik’s assurance that the enrolment of stateless children in government schools would not affect opportunities for their local counterparts.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) deputy president Edward Dagul said the Federal Education Minister’s statement was irresponsible at best and at worse showed that Maszlee was ignorant of the facts.

Equal status for Sabah with Malaya means the eventual closure of parti Malaya in Sabah

Kota Kinabalu, Thursday, 20 September, 2018: Politically, the one and only logical extension of the return of equal status for Sabah and Sarawak with Malaya is that political parties from Malaya will eventually have to cease its presence in Sabah.

This is because, once Sabah has reverted to its pre-1976 position as equal in status to Malaya, it automatically follows that the Sabah chapters of parties with headquarters based in KL will also be equal in status with the same parties in Malaya.

Autonomy: Malayan parties should leave Sabah

KOTA KINABALU, 25 September, 2018: Datuk Dr Zahid Hamidi, UMNO President seems to have not understood the pulse and grievances of many Sabahans.

Gabungan Sabah Chairman Datuk Mohd Noor Mansoor said this after chairing the monthly Gabungan Sabah Full Central Council meeting here today in Kota Kinabalu.

Datuk Mohd Noor was commenting on the statement made by Datuk Dr. Zahid Hamidi yesterday about giving more autonomy to UMNO Sabah.

Datuk Mohd Noor said that the main point is not to have Malaya parties participating in the new coalition of Sabah political parties.