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Warm response from Inanam folks

KOTA KINABALU, February 8, 2018: Gabungan Sabah team starting their Chinese New Year greetings early in Inanam township received a warm response from Inanam folks while distributing CNY greeting cards and calendars this morning.

The positive feedbacks was encouraging and increased Gabungan Sabah's confidence as well as chances of winning this constituency for the coming election.

Yong: Government must counter the Philippines claim to Sabah

Today’s news reports in Malaysia and Philippines that the Philippines, in amending its constitution, plan to add Sabah as the “13th state of the Philippines” should not be taken lightly because such attempts by senior personalities in the Philippines confer some dangerous legitimacy on the Philippines/Sulu claim to Sabah. Such attempts (to claim Sabah) will never succeed but their continuing efforts to claim Sabah serve to embolden the subversive elements at Sabah’s border to destabilise Sabah and stiffen the resistance among illegal immigrants to ESSCOM.

Yong showing the map of Philippines and Sabah
The territory of the Philippines is defined as the territory contained within the boundaries of the Treaty of Paris 1898 signed after the Spanish-American War. North Borneo was clearly shown as outside the Philippines territory in that treaty.
International Court of Justice issuance for Sipadan / Ligitan Island

Gabungan Sabah: It is unconstitutional not to have the 13 new State constituencies

At a press conference today, leaders of Gabungan Sabah pointed out that it is unconstitutional to have an election of the Sabah Legislative Assembly with only 60 members instead of 73 members.

This is because the amendment to the Article 14(2) of the Sabah constitution in 2016 has been approved by the Assembly, assented to by the TYT and gazetted by the government. It is now solid law that the next Sabah Assembly shall have 73 members.

Yong: Authorities must reveal what will happen to the 14 accused of Tanduo Incursion who are acquitted

The authorities must urgently reveal what is going to happen to the 14 accused persons who were acquitted of the charge of waging war against the Yang Di Pertuan Agung and other terrorism related charges in connection with the infamous Tanduo Intrusion at Lahad Datu in February to April 2013.