March 14, 2019


There have been much excitement over the Federal Government’s decision to amend the Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution that could restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia.

And while Parti Bersatu Sabah President Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili welcomes the development, he said it was too early to shout for joy, especially since they have yet to see the c...

January 18, 2019

KOTA MARUDU Jan 18, 2019:

Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili thanked his native roots, stressing the life experience was what shaped the person he is today.

The Kadazan Dusun Cultural Association (KDCA) elected deputy president said like most natives his age who grew up in the interior of Sabah, there was no denial that given the rustic environment and poverty of households, they were always thankful to have decent food on the table.


January 8, 2019



1. After 7 months of new governments in Putrajaya and Sabah, there are hardly any positive changes, contrary to juicy promises in Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Warisan PRU14 election manifestos.

2. Prices of consumer goods continue to escalate, despite the abolition of GST which the PH / Warisan govts claimed was the real cause of price increases and inflation.


September 30, 2018

LABUAN: Seven points - that is how Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili summed up how the Parti Warisan-led government made a mess of Sabah.

Addressing delegates at the 33rd P166 Labuan Parti Bersatu Sabah Annual General Meeting, here, today, the party’s Deputy President stressed that just four months into power, the state government has done nothing but damages affecting the wellbeing of Sabahans and Sabah’s economy.

“There is nothing...

September 29, 2018

TAMBUNAN: Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan is now ready to step down as the premier leader of Parti Bersatu Sabah, the party he founded 33 years ago.

The transition period began today when he passed the baton of PBS Tambunan Division Chief to PBS Vice President Datuk Daniel Kinsik during their annual general meeting, here.

Next, Kitingan is expected to handover leadership of PBS to the new team led by his loyal deputy President Da...

September 17, 2018

KOTA MARUDU: Parti Bersatu Sabah welcomed 308 new members, comprising youths and former members from the government parties, today.

Acting PBS Youth Chief Christopher Mandut aaid the new members handed their application forms to join the parties Banggi and Pitas divisions during the joint PBS Division, Youth and Women annual general meeting.

“They turned to PBS because they felt ‘at home’ with the party, subscribing to our core...

September 17, 2018

KOTA KINABALU: As Malaysia entered its 55th year yesterday, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad assured East Malaysians that their states’ status as equal partners with Malaya will be restored.

While Parti Bersatu Sabah Deputy President Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili welcomes the good news, he however hope that the announcement is not just lip service.

“Great that he (Mahathir) has finally woke up to his senses, and now acknow...

September 9, 2018

KOTA KINABALU: “Bye mummy, God bless you. Go be with Jesus.”

A touching farewell from Parti Bersatu Sabah Deputy President Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili to his wife Datin Seri Joan Maluda at her final resting place at the Tahantang Cemetery, Kampung Kolopis in Penampang.

Joan, 63, passed away from her illness of severe rheumatoid arthritis on Sept 7, leaving behind Ongkili and their two children, Rachel Jane and Jordan.

During th...

September 7, 2018

KOTA MARUDU: Parti Bersatu Sabah today called on the Parti Warisan-led government to quickly elect native and village chiefs in all districts, particularly the Kadazan, Dusun, Murut and Rungus (KDMR) areas.

These posts were vacated following the en bloc sacking of all native and village chiefs the ‘new government’ took over the nation and state’s administration from Barisan Nasional two months back.

“The native and village chief...

September 2, 2018

KOTA MARUDU: Parti Warisan’s ‘Sabah Ubah’ (Change Sabah) Slogan was probably another empty promise which will be left unfulfilled.

“In reality, the slogan was more than they could chew. They promised change and yet they are repeating mistakes which they claimed were executed by the Barisan Nasional Government.

“From what we have seen, they are just continuing what the previous government had done. I believe their slogan was ‘Cha...

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