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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.

Sabah's interests will be sidelined if voters chose Malaya parties

KOTA KINABALU, April 17, 2018: Malaya-based opposition parties and their local affiliate are merely focused on toppling Barisan Nasional and have no genuine interest to regain Sabah’s rights as outlined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) deputy president Melanie Chia said recent statement by DAP and other Malaya-based opposition party leaders showed they will only go so far as devoluting powers to Sabah that have been taken by the Federal government if they come into power.

Reward for information on doctored video clip pays off

KOTA KINABALU, April 17, 2018: A RM5,000 reward offer is paying off for Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) that is seeking information about those involved in the doctoring and spreading of a video clip containing foul language to describe party president Datuk Yong Teck Lee.

The party has received further information about the origin of the 16-second video clip that had gone viral over social media last week, Yong said on Tuesday.

“The information that we have received so far point to Tawau as the starting point of this offensive clip,” he said.

Harmony in Sabah adversely affected by vicious and hostile style politics of Malaya parties

KOTA KINABALU, April 15 2018: Sabahans must insulate themselves against the racial and religious polarisation that is becoming prevalent in Malaya, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said.

He said the biggest culprit that has damaged the harmony and civility among Sabah’s diverse communities has been the vicious and hostile style of Malaya-based political parties.

Public transport not resolved while BN in power for over two decades

KOTA KINABALU, April 15, 2018: Local party coalition Gabungan Sabah’s struggle to regain 40% of revenues derived from the state would have direct positive impact on the people’s lives, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) secretary-general Datuk Richard Yong said.

He said additional state revenues would enable the coalition-led state government to implement the Light Rail Transit system for Kota Kinabalu.

Yong said the LRT system was part of a comprehensive effort to transform Sabah into a regional transport hub within this region.

Black Sunday Reunion - "Save Sabah"

KOTA KINABALU, April 15, 2018: The Sorak Sabah NGO Group has organized a Black Sunday rally - Save Sabah Reunion on Sunday in Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu.

The organizing chairman Stephan Gaimin stated the objective of the reunion on the day is to remind our young people and society at large of its struggle voicing out various problems in Sabah.

Sorak Sabah aims to highlight major issues that affect Sabah like illegal immigrants, various empty promises by the federal government, the non-compliance of the Malaysia Agreement 1963, borneonisation as well as others.

Yong: "We are fighting lies with truths"

KOTA KINABALU, April 13, 2018: The Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) is striking back at those spreading a doctored video featuring party president Datuk Yong Teck Lee by releasing the original clip.

The one minute 37 second video showed the original clip in which Yong was giving a speech to SAPP Tanjung Aru leaders and members at a Chinese New Year gathering last February.

The clip showed Yong speaking out against certain parties for spreading lies amid cheering and applause from the SAPP members.