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Umno man to face cops tomorrow after ‘red shirt’ rally speech

By   /  September 10, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Umno man to face cops tomorrow after ‘red shirt’ rally speech

After holding a news conference on the controversial September 16 ‘red shirt’” rally earlier today, Sungai Besar Umno Chief Datuk Jamal Md Yunos told Malay Mail Online he has been called by the police for questioning. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 — The police proved today their ability to act […]

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Allowing Umno participation in ‘red shirt’ rally akin to supporting event, DAP MP tells PM

By   /  September 10, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Allowing Umno participation in ‘red shirt’ rally akin to supporting event, DAP MP tells PM

DAP MP Teresa Kok (pic) says Najib could have cited his 1Malaysia concept and discouraged people from joining the ‘red shirt’ rally. ― File picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 ― By allowing Umno members to take part in the “red shirt” rally this September 16, Datuk Seri Najib Razak is as good as giving tacit support […]

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Umno general assembly from Dec 8-12

By   /  September 9, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Umno general assembly from Dec 8-12

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 9 — Umno’s general assembly this year will be held from Dec 8-12, Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced today. The Prime Minister said the dates were chosen in view of Malaysia hosting many international events in November. “So we are holding it in December after the conclusion of the Parliament […]

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Ahmad Zahid: Do not allow ‘ostrich culture’ among Umno leaders

By   /  September 6, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Ahmad Zahid: Do not allow ‘ostrich culture’ among Umno leaders

Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says Umno leaders should not pass on the burden to others. ― File picPASIR SALAK, Sept 5 ― Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded Umno division and branch leaders to do away with the ‘ostrich culture’. In other words, the Umno vice-president said, leaders […]

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‘Just sue me’, Umno sec-gen tells sacked Langkawi rep

By   /  September 5, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on ‘Just sue me’, Umno sec-gen tells sacked Langkawi rep

Langkawi Umno Wanita division chief Anina Saadudin (pic) threatened to sue Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor if he does not retract his letter of termination against her. ― File picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 ― Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said today the party leader who was sacked over a lawsuit against […]

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Umno will join Sept 16 red-shirt rally if invited, party secretary says

By   /  September 5, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Umno will join Sept 16 red-shirt rally if invited, party secretary says

Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says he will be sending party members to join in the rally in his capacity as Bera Umno division chief. ― File picKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 ― Umno members will join the “Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu” rally on September 16 rally if they are invited, the party’s executive secretary Datuk Ab […]

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Rahman Dahlan: Sacking of top Umno leaders unwise, party has too much to handle

By   /  September 5, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Rahman Dahlan: Sacking of top Umno leaders unwise, party has too much to handle

Rahman was commenting on rumours that those two and five others will be expelled from the party during an upcoming Umno supreme council meeting. — Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — It would be unwise for Umno to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal as the party already has […]

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Umno Youth wants home ministry to extradite blogger Alvin Tan immediately

By   /  September 5, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Umno Youth wants home ministry to extradite blogger Alvin Tan immediately

the cover of controversial blogger Alvin Tan’s latest book.PUTRAJAYA, Sept 4 — Umno Youth today submitted a memorandum to the Home Ministry urging it to speed up efforts to extradite Alvin Tan to Malaysia so that legal action can be taken against the controversial blogger for insulting Islam. The memorandum was handed over by Umno […]

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Umno expels Langkawi woman rep for suing Najib, party executive secretary confirms

By   /  September 2, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Umno expels Langkawi woman rep for suing Najib, party executive secretary confirms

Umno executive secretary Datuk Ab Rauf Yusoh today confirmed that Langkawi Wanita Umno chief Anina Saaduddin (pic) has been sacked from the party. — Picture by Choo Choy Ma KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 — Anina Saaduddin who shot into the spotlight for her vocal criticism and lawsuit against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has […]

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MB denies rumours of Johor Sultan discrediting Umno-led government

By   /  September 1, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on MB denies rumours of Johor Sultan discrediting Umno-led government

Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the Johor state government will identify those responsible for spreading the libellous statement and would take action against them. — Picture by Choo Choy MayNUSAJAYA, Sept 1 — Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin today denied that the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum […]

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MCMC should come under Home Ministry for more ‘bite’, Selangor Umno says

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on MCMC should come under Home Ministry for more ‘bite’, Selangor Umno says

Selangor Umno chief Datuk Seri Noh Omar called for the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to be placed under the Home Ministry. — Picture by Saw Siow FengSERDANG, Aug 31 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) should be placed under the Home Ministry so it can take “stern action” on those who […]

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Sungai Besar Umno division asks Muhyiddin to step down

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Sungai Besar Umno division asks Muhyiddin to step down

The motion asking Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic) to step down was moved by the Sungai Besar division’s chief Datuk Jamal Md Yunos during the division’s delegates meeting yesterday. — Picture by Kamles KumarSUNGAI BESAR, Aug 31 — The Sungai Besar Umno division has passed a motion asking Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to step down […]

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Discipline members who break party unity, Sabah Umno deputy chief tells leadership

By   /  August 30, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Discipline members who break party unity, Sabah Umno deputy chief tells leadership

Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Salleh Said Keruak at a press conference in Kota Kinabalu, July 28, 2015. — Bernama picSABAK BERNAM, Aug 30 — Umno’s disciplinary board should school members who refuse to toe the line and challenge its leadership, disrupting its unity, Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said today. The Sabah Umno deputy […]

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Ahmad Zahid calls for Umno leaders to stop confusing grassroots members

By   /  August 30, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Ahmad Zahid calls for Umno leaders to stop confusing grassroots members

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa LENGGONG, Aug 29 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has asked party leaders to help explain issues to grassroots members and not confuse them. Ahmad Zahid, who is the deputy prime minister and home minister, said it could […]

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Ismail Sabri warns party members to beware of opposition agenda to weaken Umno

By   /  August 30, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Ismail Sabri warns party members to beware of opposition agenda to weaken Umno

Umno Supreme Council member, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob — file picPAPAR, Aug 29 — Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob reminded party members at all levels not to be influenced by opposition party agenda to weaken Umno by using a strategy to attack party president Datuk Seri Najib Razak. He said […]

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Dr M lauds gutsy Langkawi Umno rep for taking on Najib, but says disciplinary action unlikely

By   /  August 29, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Dr M lauds gutsy Langkawi Umno rep for taking on Najib, but says disciplinary action unlikely

Anina Saaduddin (centre) filed a suit against Najib at the High Court on August 28, 2015 in a bid to claim a portion of the RM2.6 billion that Umno leaders claimed had been donated for the 2013 election campaign. — Picture by Choo Choy MayPASIR GUDANG, Aug 29 — Anina Saaduddin earned rare praise from […]

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I sued Najib because I love Umno, party member says

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on I sued Najib because I love Umno, party member says

Saaduddin (centre) said she knew important people in Umno would not act against Najib and that she took the matter to court out of ‘loyalty’ to the party. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 ― The Umno member who sued party president and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak over a RM2.6 […]

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Party positions only temporary but loyalty must remain, Zahid tells Umno delegates

By   /  August 27, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Party positions only temporary but loyalty must remain, Zahid tells Umno delegates

Deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that it was not unusual for ‘dynamic’ parties like Umno to have problems, and pointed out than even Islamist party PAS was undergoing similar issues. — Picture by Saw Siow FengPUTRAJAYA, Aug 26 — Those holding positions of power in Umno will not be there forever, […]

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I’ve fought 40 years for Umno, Muhyiddin tells critics branding him traitor

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on I’ve fought 40 years for Umno, Muhyiddin tells critics branding him traitor

Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he had faced fierce criticism within Umno itself after he started voicing out the ‘truth’ to save the party, noting that some were even pushing him to quit his party post. — Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 — Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin […]

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Khairy: Umno youth to submit delegates’ motions after supreme council meeting

By   /  August 25, 2015  /  English News  /  Comments Off on Khairy: Umno youth to submit delegates’ motions after supreme council meeting

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said to date, 182 Umno Youth divisions had met while nine more would do so this weekend. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — The Umno Youth movement will submit all the motions forwarded at all divisional youth delegates meeting to the party president after the […]

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