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A new non-Umno era has dawned on Malaysia

KOTA KINABALU, May 10, 2018: A new non-Umno era has dawned on Malaysia, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said.

He said people have voted against BN-UMNO, the Prime Minister and unpopular policies like GST.

“These have overwhelmed other issues,” Yong said in a statement late Wednesday.

“We shall fight to ensure that Sabah rights are not buried because this new era will see the unleashing of regional energies like what we have seen in other parts of the world leading to the empowerment of the regions,” he said.

SAPP MPs voted against Territorial Sea Act in 2012

KOTA KINABALU, May 8, 2018: The two former Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) MPs had voted against the Territorial Sea Act 2012 although they did not have a chance to take part in the debate when the Bill was tabled in Parliament on April 18, 2012.

Former Sepanggar MP Datuk Eric Majimbun said he and fellow SAPP Parliamentarian Datuk Chua Soon Bui of Tawau voted against the legislation in a voice vote along with other opposition MP after about half day of debates.

“Chua and I clearly voted against it along with all the other opposition MPs,” he said.

I know I haven’t become invisible

KOTA KINABALU, May 8, 2018: Claims that he has been “missing” in Kota Kinabalu for the past five years is amusing Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) Datuk Yong Teck Lee.

“I live and work in KK. I have been attending functions, going to courts and police stations, going to my favourite coffee shops, driving around KK, dutifully paying my house assessment rates and parking fees,” he said.

“And I know I haven’t become invisible,” Yong said when responding to DAP Chan Foong Hin’s claims that he had been missing.

SAPP Foh Sang Ceramah ON after heavy rain

Foh Sang Ceramah on 7 May 2018 attracted crowd even after a heavy rain ... People from all walks of life came to listen to SAPP's Talk.

Our candidates delivered their speeches as the crowd of about a thousand responded with applauses and encouragement remarks.

To all our members, friends, relatives and supporters: please go early and cast your VOTE for none other than our Gabungan Sabah candidates...SAPP, STAR (Solidariti), Harapan Rakyat and PPRS.

N.15 Api Api Candidate's billboard vandalised

KOTA KINABALU, May 8, 2018: SAPP Candidate for N.15 Api Api, Lim Kat Chung, today lodged a police report over an incident where one of his billboards was vandalized by some party with an intention to smear his character. He immediately went to inspect the place after one of his volunteer campaigners informed him of the incident.

Lim said such bad culture adopted by these unscrupulous people in Sabah is regrettable and should be avoided. Their evil motive of discrediting him is deplorable.

Where is the govt while buyers of abandoned Star City Mall suffered

KOTA KINABALU, May 7, 2018: More than 200 buyers of the abandoned Star City shopping mall project in the downtown area continue to suffer amid feelings of betrayal as the Sabah government had failed them.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said most buyers of the Star City mall project units comprised small and medium entrepreneurs.

“Almost all borrowed from banks to buy the units and they are now saddled with loans and in the meantime their properties are decaying in front of their eyes,” he said on Friday.

Dust pollution from premix plants a health hazard to Likas folks

KOTA KINABALU, May 7, 2018: A Likas construction site has apparently been converted into a concrete premixed production area, leaving nearby residents up in arms.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) secretary general Datuk Richard Yong said a steady stream of concrete mixer lorries leaving the site of the commercial development had been going on for months.

“People living in Likas have been seeing the fully loaded concrete mixers leaving the construction site,” said Yong who is contesting the Likas state seat.

Voters deserve a strong voice in Parliament

KOTA KINABALU, May 6, 2018: Voters here deserve a strong voice in Parliament after being neglected by their DAP elected representatives for the past 10 years,  Sabah Progressive Party president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said.

Yong, who is among the three contenders for the Kota Kinabalu Parliamentary seat, said he was committed to being a strong voice for Sabahans in Parliament.

(The others were Barisan Nasional’s Dr Henry Lee who contested under the DAP ticket for Putatan in 2013 and Chan Foong Hin of DAP, the former Sri Tanjung State Assemblyman.)

Final Push at Foh Sang Shoplots on Monday

KOTA KINABALU, May 6, 2018: The Sabah Progressive Party is making a final push for its candidates in Kota Kinabalu with gathering at the Foh Sang Shoplots on Monday at 7.30pm.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) director of operations Melanie Chia said the ceramah would involve party president Datuk Yong Teck Lee who is contesting the Kota Kinabalu Parliamentary seat.

SAPP is also fielding candidates in the Luyang, Api Api and Likas state seats as well as in Kapayan where its candidates are contesting under the STAR logo.

City needs a proper venue for outdoor concerts

KOTA KINABALU, May 6, 2018: The city needs a proper venue for outdoor concerts instead of allowing such loud events at the Likas Sports Complex car park, Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) secretary-general Datuk Richard Yong said.

He said these concerts have been source of inconvenience for nearby housing area residents such as Taman Tuaran and Taman Orchid Villa.

“An outdoor concert loud music till midnight and people living around the Likas Sports Complex will have to put up with the loud music until then,” Richard said on Monday.