Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. BERJAYA was a political party based in the eastern state of Sabah in Malaysia. BERJAYA stands for Parti Bersatu Rakyat Jelata Sabah or Sabah People''s United Front. The party was a result of a cooperation between Sabah''s first Chief Minister Tun Fuad Stephens and former United Sabah National Organization (USNO) secretary-general Harris Salleh. The party has been a partner of Barisan Nasional, Malaysia''s ruling coalition, since its inception on July 15, 1975. BERJAYA governed the state of Sabah for 8 years from 1976 to 1985. Tun Fuad Stephens was previously the president of United Pasok Momogun Kadazan Organisation (UPKO). That party was originally called United National Kadazan Organization (UNKO) before it was renamed UPKO on September 16, 1963, in conjunction with Sabah''s independence and Malaysia Day.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1985 Sabah state election was held from April 20 to April 21, 1985 in the state of Sabah, Malaysia. This was the fifth state election to take place. Parti Bersatu Sabah won 25 out 48 seats contested, thus forming government with its president Joseph Pairin Kitingan being sworn in as Chief Minister. This election is a milestone in Sabah political history as it marked the first time that a party not part of the nation''s ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) formed government. PBS took control of the state from the previous ruling government under Parti Berjaya a partner of BN, which has been in power since 1976.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Sabah Progressive Party (Parti Maju Sabah) is a political party based in Sabah, east Malaysia. It was registered on 21 January 1994 by dissidents led by former Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee from Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS). It was one of the 14 component parties in the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition that rules Malaysia. On 17 September 2008, SAPP officially pulled out of Barisan National to become an independent party.The SAPP won two parliamentary seats in the general election held on March 8, 2008. After the 2008 election, there were calls by many Sabahan political parties for more autonomy from the Malaysian federal government.