Category Archives: UMNO

The cult that is known as Umno Baru

By Mariam Mokhtar To most people, Umno Baru is a political party. To some of us, Umno Baru is like a cult. It is steeped in ritual and ceremony. The annual general assembly is treated like a pilgrimage. Their gatherings … Continue reading

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Resign or be replaced, Ahmad Said tells Ahmad Razif

PETALING JAYA: Resign or risk having the state government be replaced. That’s the ultimatum Terengganu’s Kijal assemblyman Ahmad Said has given state Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman, reports The Star. Ahmad Said, the former menteri besar, said he would … Continue reading

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Umno Youth branch leader quits to support Muhyiddin

© Provided by Malay Mail Online Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi (second from left) said he has already submitted his resignation letter KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Umno Youth branch leader Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi has left his party, saying it … Continue reading

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Marina laments absence of ‘moral leadership’ in government today

PETALING JAYA: A religious leader stating that war should be waged on non-believers of Islam and a ban on saree-wearing by the Ipoh City Council that have gone without criticism by those in government shows there is an absence of … Continue reading

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Umno sacks Muhyiddin, Mukhriz

The Umno supreme council unanimously decided today to sack former deputy president Muhyiddin Yassin and former Kedah menteri besar Mukhriz Mahathir from the party. Vice-president Mohd Shafie Apdal, on the other hand, has been suspended. At a press conference held … Continue reading

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Why is it that Umno Baru Malays are so easily confused?

         by Mariam Mokhtar OUTSPOKEN: The ease and frequency with which Umno Baru leaders are confused is most alarming. The latest debacle occurred when Penang Opposition Leader Jahara Hamid demanded to know why a Taoist Datuk Kong shrine had … Continue reading

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Dr M steps out of save Umno mode

© Reuters Dr Mahathir appeared at the Bersih 4.0 rally in Kuala Lumpur By Joceline Tan THE roads leading to the Shah Alam venue of the Save Malaysia political forum were almost impassable. Buses and cars lined the rain-soaked roads, … Continue reading

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