Category Archives: UMNO

DAP wants probe on Muhyiddin’s Dubai trip

By P Ramani Two DAP MPs say the Deputy Prime Minster’s itinerary seems to be filled with private engagements, informal dinners, and trips to the golf course with little official duties. KUALA LUMPUR: The Auditor General was urged to investigate … Continue reading

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Slap challenge: I accept, says Yong

By Queville To He also asked Home Minister Zahid Hamidi not to “break his promise” to reward him with RM501 which will be donated to the Tabung Wira Lahad Datu. KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee has accepted … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, UMNO | 1 Comment

Uno Malaysia to expose hidden truth of ‘The Secret Room’

Mariam Mokhtar OUTSPOKEN: The horde of foreign newsmen gathered in Kuala Lumpur the past two weeks accomplished something which international observers, who are tasked with monitoring Malaysian elections and reporting on the workings of the democratic process, have been unable … Continue reading

Posted in MH370, UMNO

I’ll slap you like a croc, bomoh warns Khairy

Among the characters who has gained international stardom amid the ongoing MH370 crisis is Ibrahim Mat Zin, the bomoh (shaman) who is conducting a supernatural search and rescue mission for the missing plane. His antics at the Kuala Lumpur International … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO, Special Interest, Tragedy

Perkasa Youth calls Nur Jazlan ‘arrogant, stupid’

Perkasa Youth today trained its guns on Umno’s Pulai MP Nur Jazlan Mohamed, branding him as “arrogant and stupid”, while asking him to “shut up” about Perkasa. The riposte comes in response to Nur Jazlan’s interview in the news weekly … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO, Perkasa

Najib losing the moral right to lead the country

Ahmad Mustapha Hassan OUTSPOKEN: Any leader who has been entrusted to govern the country will need to demonstrate that he is in total control of the government and that he has the full backing of his own political party. He … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, UMNO

Umno-Baru leaders in dramatic U-turn; praise Chinese and slap Malays

OUTSPOKEN: This time last year, in the run-up to the 13th general election (GE13), the Chinese were wooed by Umno-Baru and MCA. An expensive Gangnam-style concert was organised in Penang and grand dinners were held throughout the land, but few … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Najib to meet supporters tonight to stem party revolt

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will tonight move to head off a campaign in Umno by his critics to build up a groundswell against him that began after the party’s general assembly  last month. The Malaysian Insider has learnt … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, UMNO

Taming the ‘pig-beast’

By Mariam Mokhtar Umno Baru MPs are euphoric. They have successfully concluded the world’s longest animal behaviour experiment. Decades of living in a police state, run by a one-party system, have conditioned us to behave like laboratory rats. ‘Therapeutic’ methods … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest, UMNO

March of the Umno Baruputras

By Mariam Mokhtar You may have heard about the “scientific research” trip to Antarctica by Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Said and you’ve probably watched the film, ‘March of the Penguins’ about a trip made by emperor penguins. One portrays the … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

No pressure, so Umno leaders flaunt their wealth with lavish mega weddings

Ng Kee Seng Executive Editor COMMENT: Lavish mega weddings are today Umno leaders’ hallmark of opulence. And why not? At the last Umno Annual General Assembly debate, Johor delegate Khairul Anwar Rahmat said Umno should not be “apologetic” when people … Continue reading

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Umno’s Saifuddin calls for removal of polls chief

Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, speaking at a forum on electoral forum yesterday, says the Election Commission needs a new chairman who is not beholden to Barisan Nasional. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Nazir Sufari By EILEEN NG Umno’s Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah … Continue reading

Posted in Election Commission, UMNO

Dr M’s ex-deputy, Musa Hitam, rejects ISA revival

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has always championed the need for the Internal Security Act on the grounds of safeguarding national security. Recently, the former premier called on the Najib administration to revive the now defunct law and this was supported by … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, UMNO

PKR: Umno can learn from Sarawak on tolerance

PKR blames the racial and religious problems in Malaysia especially in the peninsula, on Umno’s political dominance for the past 50 years, said its director of strategy director Rafizi Ramli. “The racial and religious problems we have today are a … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates, Sarawak, UMNO

Khairy: Some BN leaders ‘syok sendiri’ online

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has lamented that BN’s social media strategy has been ineffective as some BN leaders had the tendency to be ‘syok sendiri’ (self-indulgent) in their online engagement. “I see many BN leaders – forgive me for … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, UMNO

Noh Omar calls Kit Siang an ‘old donkey’ who does not understand the law

By ELIZABETH ZACHARIAH Selangor Umno chief Datuk Seri Noh Omar (pic)  has defended his party after a veteran DAP leader called it a “nation-destroying party” following its support for plans to protest in front of churches in the state. Noh … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, UMNO

Umno Baru’s Ten Commandments

By Mariam Mokhtar Verse 2:256 in the Quran states that “there is no compulsion in religion”, but in Malaysia, which boasts the best democracy in the world, forced conversions are de rigeur and words like ‘Allah’ are copyrighted for the … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Tengku Adnan extends apology for likening women to property

Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (pic) has apologised to women who felt offended by his recent statement which compared the gender to property. Nevertheless, he said the statement was not ill-intentioned, and was misinterpreted by certain quarters. “I … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO, Women's rights

MCA no longer fears ‘big brother’ Umno!

Francis Paul Siah OUTSPOKEN: Writing in the Comment section of a news portal, a reader sneered, “MCA can’t even handle Perkasa, still want to talk big about handling Umno.” That seems to be the most common line for MCA detractors … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, UMNO

Umno MP reminds gov’t of GE13 promise to reduce tolls

BN’s Kepala Batas MP Reezal Merican Naina Merican today reminded the government to keep to the “spirit of its promises” over the toll hike issue, pointing out that the BN government had promised in its election manifesto to reduce intra-city … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Debunking the Umno Baru myths

Mariam Mokhtar Malay apathy is one of the most depressing features of Malaysian life. It is widely known that many Malays are work-shy, addicted to drugs and in long-term unemployment. Despite the early introduction of religious indoctrination, many Malays are … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

BN-Umno can’t touch even a strand of Pek Moh’s hair in Sarawak

theantdaily team KUCHING: Fifty years after the formation of Malaysia, Sarawak remains the only federated state where Barisan Nasional’s (BN) dominant Umno does not have its political presence. Umno has been trying to set foot on Sarawak’s political ground for … Continue reading

Posted in Taib Mahmud aka The Termite, UMNO

Umno Baru running scared

By Mariam Mokhtar The 4Rs – race, royalty, religion and the rural people – have been used by Umno Baru to divide and rule Malaysia. When Najib asked the rhetorical question, “Where would the Malays be without Umno Baru?”, it … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak, UMNO | 1 Comment

Zaid: Without Umno, Malays would be more civilised

In a Malaysia without Umno, Malays would be more civilised and would accept the plurality and diversity of this country, said former minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim (pic). He posted this statement in his blog today where he also said Umno … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO

Shame on you, Umno, go seek advice from Tok Guru

Ng Kee Seng Executive Editor COMMENT: They say a picture is worth a thousand words. How true and I would add that it is worth more for this Malaysian. I found this picture on Facebook at 9.33am on Dec 7. … Continue reading

Posted in PAS, UMNO