Category Archives: STAR State Reform Party

Sarawak under fire for banning entry to Sabah DCM’s brother

Abang Johari (pic) has been accused of abusing his discretionary immigration power to ban Datuk Jeffery Kitingan from entering Sarawak. — Picture by Sulok Tawie KUCHING, March 12 ― The Dayak National Congress (DNC) civil society movement accused today Sarawak Chief … Continue reading

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Dr Patau laid to rest at SDA cemetery in Bau

Dr Patau’s family members pay their last respects to him. Also seen is Sean (right), and his second right, Teresita. KUCHING: Former assistant minister Dr Patau Rubis who passed away on March 20 was  accorded a traditional Bidayuh funeral service … Continue reading

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STAR founding president, Dr Patau Rubis, suffers deadly stroke during AGM

From Francis Paul Siah 21 March 2016 I shed a tear for my dear friend, Dr Patau Rubis, this morning as I recall what we had to go through in setting up Parti STAR in late 1995-96 but only managed … Continue reading

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While Sarawak speaks up on autonomy, Sabah is mute

By John Joseph KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition strongman Jeffery Kitingan has expressed dismay that while Sarawak has been growing increasingly vociferous on the return of Full Autonomy to the state, the Sabah Government appears to be more muted and apparently … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, Sarawak, STAR State Reform Party

Dr Jeffrey: Nothing short of full autonomy must be restored

Press Statement – From Datuk Dr. Jeffrey Kitingan Kota Kinabalu     “While PM Najib is lauded for his brave move, he should be clear in his promise to restore full autonomy for Sabah and Sarawak, otherwise it will lead to serious … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, STAR State Reform Party

‘Don’t act like colonial masters’

By Joe Tawie The State Reform Party (Star Sabah) chief Jeffrey Kitingan has advised Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, federal leaders and the authorities to stop behaving like “colonial masters and warlords”. “They should stop the harassment of Sabah rights … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, STAR State Reform Party

Only peanuts for Sabah in budget, says Jeffrey

The State Reform Party, Sabah chapter, has described Budget 2015 as bringing little cheer to Sabah, affirming the state is a Malayan colony to be exploited and controlled. “It reinforces the minds of Sabahans that Putrajaya and the federal government … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, STAR State Reform Party

Jeffrey: Threats don’t intimidate me

Sabah’s Bingkor assemblyman says arresting him will only strengthen the struggle. KOTA KINABALU: Jeffrey Kitingan, an ex-Internal Security Act detainee, has not made any preparations for the threatened crackdown on “secessionists” and will confine himself to praying for a good … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, STAR State Reform Party

Fulfill Malaysia Agreement or let Borneo states free, says Jeffrey

By Desmond Davidson A leading Sabah politician has warned Putrajaya to fulfil the Malaysia Agreement of 1963 or allow Sabah and Sarawak to go their separate ways from the Malay peninsula. STAR Sabah chief Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan (pic) said … Continue reading

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Talk of secession is not treasonous, says Jeffrey

By Dukau Papau When Sabah and Sarawak people talk about separation or secession, it means that they are fed-up with being part of Malaysia and see no hope for their future except by opting out, says Sabah’s maverick politician Jeffrey … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, Sarawak, STAR State Reform Party