Tag Archives: UMNO

May 15

Did Umno save Malays from poverty?

Prime Minister and Umno President Datuk Seri Najib Razak recently announced proudly how the party has managed to rescue the Malays and Bumiputra from abject poverty. Soo Weng Jun of The Heat Malaysia writes … In a Twitter update recently, Najib boasted how Umno has reduced poverty among the Bumiputera by 0.8% in 2014, a […]

May 14

UMNO leader flays 1MDB board for letting PM roast

An Umno supreme council member said it is unfair for Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to be solely responsible in responding to problems plaguing 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). He wanted the ailing firm’s board of directors to step up to the plate. Reezal (photo) blamed the board for failing to clarify issues that cropped up […]

April 04

Those who say I’m senile are lying to themselves, says Tun Mahathir

Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) will be defeated in the next general election (GE) unless Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak steps down, said Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The former premier unleashed his most vitriolic attack on Najib on the eve of the prime minister’s sixth year in office. KiniBiz reports: In a blog post today, Mahathir […]

February 17

Twitter users not blaming BN for Anwar verdict, survey shows

A survey of Twitter users has shown that just less than 2 per cent polled blame the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), Umno or Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy conviction and incarceration. The MalayMail OnLine has this report: The analysis by research firm Politweet published today also revealed that […]

December 17

UMNO revolt rises against Malaysia PM

Asia Sentinel reports – Mahathir attempt to overthrow Najib may be gaining traction With the filing of a police report late last week by a member of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak’s own political party, the long knives have appeared in Malaysia, seeking the premier’s scalp over the scandal-ridden state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. […]

December 15

Keeping silent not an option for 1MDB

1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Malaysia’s second sovereign wealth fund after Khazanah Nasional Bhd, has been at the centre of a major controversy in respect to the fund’s massive debts, dubious asset deals, and clandestineness over its transactions. It seemed strange why its experienced chairman, board and management, held a cloak of secrecy on its activities. […]

December 13

UMNO Batu Kawan leader lodges police report against 1MDB

While the UMNO assembly can be considered an internal party affair, in reality, the nation considers it more than just an UMNO matter but a matter that affects the entire nation. In short, issues raised are not just the concern of the Malays but Malaysians as a whole. Apart from the opposition, which has described […]