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MA63 'Consensus' would suffer same fate as RCI on illegals

KOTA KINABALU, April 13, 2018: Barisan Nasional’s pledge of restoring the rights of Sabah and Sarawak as outlined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) “by consensus” will likely end up being snared in bureaucracy.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) deputy president Melanie Chia said BN’s promise on MA63 would suffer the same fate as the outcome of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the state’s illegal immigrant problem.

BN manifesto reflects Ketuanan Malaya looking down on Sabah and Sarawak

KOTA KINABALU, April 13, 2018: Barisan Nasional, especially those in Malaya, have revealed their true thoughts on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) by including the phrase “by consensus” in the coalition’s pledge of fulfilling the agreement as outlined in their election manifesto.

Sabah Progressive Party secretary general Datuk Richard Yong said the consensus reached among various parties in the drawing up of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is all that is needed for the nation’s founding document to be implemented in its entirety.

Yong lodges police report over video clip attack

KOTA KINABALU, April 12, 2018: Former chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee has lodged a police report over a 16-second video clip attacking him with foul language and lies.

The Sabah Progressive Party(SAPP) president turned up at the Kota Kinabalu district police headquarters here on Wednesday to lodge the report.

The video that had gone viral on social media, including Facebook, contained a visual of Yong speaking in Hakka at a function but was dubbed with the voice of another man speaking foully about him.

Gabungan Sabah: Najib, Musa, Shafie are all about Umno politics, not Sabah rights

KOTA KINABALU, 10 Tuesday, 2018: The public revelations yesterday at Semporna by the UMNO President, Dato Seri Najib Tun Razak that he has been back stabbed by his close friend and ex-UMNO Vice President, DatukShafie Aqdal, and the responses by Datuk Shafie and Sabah Umno Chairman Datuk Musa Aman proves an open secret, said Gabungan Sabah Chairman Datuk Mohd. Noor Mansoor.

April 20 court hearing on suits over Sabah's 13 new seats

KOTA KINABALU, April 9, 2018: Lawsuits by Sabah’s opposition against the government pertaining to the 13 new state constituencies will be heard jointly on April 20, with the ruling to be made three days later.

SAPP president Yong Teck Lee leads the Gabungan Sabah team with six members of the opposition coalition are seeking a court order to compel Prime Minister Najib Razak to table the Election Commission’s (EC) redelineation report on Sabah’s 13 new state seats in the Dewan Rakyat.

Use of word 'Consensus' on MA63 pledge is mockery

KOTA KINABALU, April 9, 2018:  The Barisan Nasional’s manifesto for Sabah is nothing more than a farce, former chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee said.

The Sabah Progressive Party president said this was most obvious in the ruling coalition’s pledge on fulfilling the state’s rights as outlined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), the nation’s founding document.

“The fact that Barisan uses the phrase ‘secara konsensus’ or by consensus to implement MA63 is nothing more than trickery,” Yong said on Sunday.

Lawyers and law makers must ensure justice for Sabahans, compliance with MA63

KOTA KINABALU, Tuesday, 3 April 2018: COMMENT - It is shocking that a local Sabah newspaper has to defend itself in a court in Putrajaya over a publication concerning an incident that occurred in Sabah. This is another serious breach of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 that provided for separate jurisdictions of the courts in Malaya and in Sabah and Sarawak.     

For that matter, it is hugely unfair and prejudicial to anyone in Sabah to have to conduct the defence of any litigation in courts of law outside Sabah over something that occurred in Sabah.

Legal action to protect the sanctity of Sabah Constitution, the honour of Sabah Legislative Assembly and the dignity of Sabahans

KOTA KINABALU, April 2, 2018: Opposition Gabungan Sabah leaders led by Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Yong Teck Lee is seeking a court declaration that the Prime Minister is bound by the Federal Constitution to table an Election Commission (EC) report on the 13 additional State Assembly seats in Parliament as soon as possible.

Yong was among the seven plaintiffs in the the Originating Summons filed at the Kota Kinabalu High Court on Monday (2 April 2018).

Named as defendants in the legal action was Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and the EC.

Yong: A shock that the Sabah electoral review is NOT in the EC report to Parliament

KOTA KINABALU, March 23, 2018: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) President Datuk Yong Teck Lee said it is a shock that the Election Commission report on electoral review to Parliament has left out the Sabah review. 

"Based on the leaks of the news of the embargoed Election Commission report to Parliament, only the review for Malaya states was contained in the report to Parliament. The Sabah review has been left out," he added.