Tag: Sabah politics
Four MPs, nine assemblymen and two senators from Umno declare themselves as independents.
Umno’s Kemabong assemblyman Jamawi Jaafar says he is not joining PH or its components, only supporting Warisan in Sabah.
They also differ over whether a landmark Federal Court decision in a Perak case is a good precedent for any potential court case in Sabah.
'Sabah is once again in a constitutional crisis that could have been avoided if the head of state had not appointed two chief ministers within days of each other,' says James Ligunjang.
Kadamaian assemblyman Ewon Benedick says discussions have been held about either forming a new local party or uniting everyone under PBS.
I’ve been around city area and I’m not invisible, says SAPP president Yong Teck Lee.
The Klias incumbent says a Gabungan Sabah government would be committed to implementing the return and distribution of the 40% net revenue to all Sabahans.
SAPP’s Richard Yong says Sabahans suffered from poor infrastructure and drain of revenue from resources when Mahathir was prime minister.
SAPP’s Melanie Chia says DAP had previously fielded several candidates in Sabah who changed parties to the chagrin of voters.
PAN's Kota Belud division chief Daibi Mandadi is confident BN's Ewon Benedict can do a good job in improving lives of people there.
There's no Umno in Sarawak and Penang, yet these two states are doing well with plenty of benefits for the people, says Warisan president.
We just want a fair and level playing field in this election, says Melanie Chia.
The SAPP president claims voters were eager to “slaughter the kataks” (frogs).
Pairin’s brother-in-law Justin Alip says times have changed and the wishes and aspirations of the public need to be heeded.
We don’t underestimate the opposition but their supporters are our friends and we believe most of them will eventually support BN, says Kemabong candidate Jamawi Jaafar.
He pledges to continue the good work done by incumbent Abdul Rahman Dahlan in Kota Belud.
The six-term assemblyman shrugs off the expected strong opposition in Semporna, saying it is normal in politics.
Pengerusi BN Sabah Musa Aman memberitahu 15,000 yang hadir bahawa kerajaan negeri akan pastikan Putrajaya penuhi janji memulihkan hak negeri.
Sabah BN chairman Musa Aman tells crowd of almost 15,000 that state government will make sure federal government fulfils its promises on these rights.
Warisan vice-president Terrence Siambun says his party has been getting queries from Sabah voters who have been transferred out of their normal voting stations to areas out of the state.
Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan is confident voters in Apas still believe in BN to take the country to greater heights.
PCS president Wilfred Bumburing says the judge who dismissed the legal action has allowed the parties to appeal decision, even after GE14.
Secretary-general Johnny Mositun says the statement was made by Sook PBS division deputy chief Ronny Rusikan in his personal capacity.
Warisan has willingly become a pawn of PH chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says Liberal Democratic Party organising secretary Peter Chong Su Leong.