Category Archives: UMNO

Portrait of a confused hero

By Mariam Mokhtar We are familiar with the expression, “Behind every great man, is a woman”, but in Ibrahim Ali’s case, the expression which best fits him was said by the comedian Jim Carrey, “Behind every great man is a … Continue reading

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Umno man files report against 1MDB

In what could be interpreted as the first strike on Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak from within Umno, a police report has been lodged against his debt-ridden brainchild 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and its directors. The report filed by a … Continue reading

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Umno will lead Malaysia to Saudi, Iran-like rule, warns former minister

Zaid said keeping Umno in power will produce more Malays like those who joined Malay rights group Perkasa, noting that both the nationalist party and the group share similar sentiments. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 … Continue reading

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Doc: Each grain of rice you eat is due to Umno

UMNO AGM Kedah Umno delegate Dr Mohamad Nawar Ariffin said he is a medical specialist now because of Umno. Therefore, he expressed gratitude to the party, which has “contributed immensely to the Malay community.” “I told my 12-year-old child that … Continue reading

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‘Pro-Umno bloggers fail to protect Rosmah’

UMNO AGM Pro-Umno bloggers have failed to protect the prime minister’s wife Rosmah Mansor against attacks from pro-opposition bloggers. Student delegate Nur Farhana Mohd Anuar said netizens “relentlessly and unsympathetically” target Rosmah as pro-Umno bloggers are usually late to come … Continue reading

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Ambiga: Lead by example, charge Umno reps

Former Bar Council president Ambiga Sreenevasan has called on Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to set an example with regard to his decision to backtrack on his plan to dismantle the Sedition Act. “Will the PM now give an assurance … Continue reading

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‘In no man’s land, Najib talks but nobody listens’

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak is not getting the support of extremists or moderates, said former minister Zaid Ibrahim. “He is in political no man’s land, speaking to nowhere man and getting the attention of nobody. I feel sorry for … Continue reading

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