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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.

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.