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SAPP once again a target of dirty tactics

KOTA KINABALU, May 1, 2018: The Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) appears to be once again a target of dirty tactics as campaigning for the 14th General Election enters its third day.

SAPP deputy president Melanie Chia said a video clip taken inside the Maksak Hall during the April 28 nomination day was another example of how certain groups were resorting to smear tactics against the party.

Vote for a strong voice in Parliament

KOTA KINABALU, April 29, 2018: A walkabout at the popular Gaya Street Fair by Datuk Yong Teck Lee and other SAPP candidates on Sunday became an opportunity for Kota Kinabalu folks to air their grouses about their former elected representatives.

Their main complaint was the ineffectiveness that their former YBs - PKR’s Christina Liew of Api Api and KK MP Jimmy Wong.

“Their complaints was that their elected representatives were never around to hear people's concerns,” said Yong, who is contesting the Kota Kinabalu Parliamentary seat, after the walkabout.

Time for Sabahans to fight for Autonomy

KOTA KINABALU, April 29, 2018: Sabahans have all to gain by backing the local-based Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) that has never wavered in its struggle for what is rightfully due to the state.

That was the message as SAPP, a Gabungan Sabah (GS) component had, as it kicked off its campaign at a ceramah at the Foh Sang commercial area on Saturday.

SAPP president Datuk Yong Teck Lee, who is contesting the Kota Kinabalu Parliamentary seat, said among the party’s core mission is to stand and speak for Sabahans no matter how tough the obstacles were for the party.

Campaign for KK area to kick off on Saturday

KOTA KINABALU, April 27, 2018: Local opposition pact Gabungan Sabah and its component SAPP is kicking off its campaign for the Kota Kinabalu area with a gathering at the Foh Sang commercial area on Saturday.

SAPP director of operations Melanie Chia said the 7pm gathering was to among others introduce GS’ candidates for the Kota Kinabalu area.

They include party president Datuk Yong Teck Lee who is making his first electoral foray into the Kota Kinabalu Parliamentary seat.

Unique Logo Sharing among Gabungan Sabah parties good example

KOTA KINABALU, April 26, 2018: Local opposition Gabungan Sabah (GS) is confident that its unique logo sharing approach will yield positive results in the Sepanggar Parliamentary as well as its Karambunai and Inanam state seas.

GS director of operations for Sepanggar Datuk Eric Majimbun said the logo sharing among SAPP, Parti Harapan and STAR was the best example of a close relationship among Sabah local parties.

Sabah BN Manifesto only Hollow Rhetoric

KOTA KINABALU, April 26, 2018: Voters have seen through Sabah Barisan Nasional’s manifesto as a another round of the “some old” promises that the coalition have failed to fulfill, Sabah Progressive Party president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said.

He said this was clearly demonstrated by a group of men at his favourite fish noodle soup coffee shop in Damai on Thursday.

“They were laughing as one of them was reading a newspaper report about the Sabah BN manifesto,” said Yong who is contesting the Kota Kinabalu Parliamentary seat.

SAPP to contest 11 State seats and 1 Parliament seat coming GE14

Six new faces including a “Sabahan of West Malaysian origin” are among the 12 candidates the Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) is fielding as part of the Gabungan Sabah local opposition pact.

Johor-born entrepreneur Gee Tien Siong, 45, who has been living in Sabah for 35 years was named the GS candidate for Luyang.

Gee, a founding member of SAPP, is also the elder brother of renowned Sabah Hakka artiste Gee Tian Long.

Meanwhile, Datuk Richard Yong We Kong shall be contesting for the Likas State seat.

Yong: "I hope the people will let me bring issue to Parliament to protect the Sanctity of our Constitution"

KOTA KINABALU, April 23, 2018: Local opposition pact Gabungan Sabah is claiming victory after the High Court here agreed with its contention that the Prime Minister was constitutionally required to table in Parliament the Election Commission report on the 13 new state seats for Sabah.

Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk Yong Teck Lee said this showed that the court agreed with them that under Section 9 of the 13th Schedule of the Federal Constitution, the Prime Minister had no discretionary power of not tabling the report in Parliament.

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.