Tag: Umno

Divided Umno reason why ‘plot’ to stop Anwar failing: Analyst

Analysts speaking on the Malaysian political crisis believe there are efforts to break the Pakatan Harapan government and time is on the side of the ‘plotters’. Anwar Ibrahim, the PM-to-be made veiled references in Parliament that there was a plot to stop him from becoming...

If Mahathir doesn’t quit by next year, a new coalition will be in power, says Umno man

In yet another indication of Umno playing the 'kingmaker' in the power transition in Malaysia, a party MP and a deputy minister in former Prime Minister Najib Razak's cabinet said there will be attempts to form a new government if Anwar Ibrahim fails to...

Mahathir and Islamist leader together in ‘Malay Dignity Congress’

It is definitely a new era in Malaysia, with some members of Pakatan Harapan coalition parties boycotting their own party meetings to attend other party meetings, but this one is the most unthinkable of all: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Islamist leader...

Umno-PAS say ousting ‘Chinese-led’ Pakatan from power imminent

A massive indoor event sealed the Umno and PAS union in a coalition of the willing saying they will overthrow the Pakatan Harapan government and end the reign of the Democratic Action Party or DAP if elections are held soon. Friday was the first time in the two party's...

Najib’s party is worth billions but will crowdfund amid anti-corruption backlash

Umno, the largest Malay party in Malaysia with more Malay MP's in Parliament will crowdfund its political activities to raise the much-needed cash for its political survival. Embattled party President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says the party has launched its crowdfunding campaign to finance its activities...

Infighting rocks Umno with Najib at the centre of a split among leaders

Two Umno members and ex-ministers under Najib Razak are pouring scorn on party president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for giving the ex-PM a political lifeline. The two ex-top party leaders are saying the party's supreme council did not approve of Najib's return to active and to...

Fallen PM Najib back in active politics

KUALA LUMPUR: Rumours that fallen PM Najib Razak will return to active politics came true with the latter's appointment as the chairman of the Barisan Nasional advisory board. The Barisan Nasional lost the 2018 elections to the Pakatan Harapan leading to Najib's resignation as Prime...

Hotel staff should look for hidden cameras in rooms says MP

A series of sex videos released in Malaysia has prompted a Member of the Parliament from UMNO to request whether clients can demand for hotels to check for hidden cameras in rooms. Malaysia has become the hotbed for sex scandal videos involving MP's and Ministers....

Dark clouds are forming on the horizon against Mahathir: Paper

Anti-Mahathir dark clouds are forming on the horizon and the Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad ought to watch out, says a columnist in The Star daily. The article appeared on July 2 and deals with the return of Umno's president from a six months...

Will the return of UMNO leader break up the party?

Kuala Lumpur — The party was on a winning streak in Peninsula Malaysia, bagging 4 electoral wins in by-elections against the Pakatan Harapan in the absence of its leader, ex-PM Najib Razak's deputy, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Mr Zahid earlier this week returned as the president...