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Zahid Restores Monthly Allocations To Umno Divisions And Wings

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KOTA KINABALU- Umno has reinstated the monthly allocations for its divisions and wings which were halted in early May as they are unable to be self-reliant, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Umno vice president, who is carrying out the president’s duties, said that this would take immediate affect. He said that many…

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Amar Singh: No Umno Member Has Come Forward To Claim RM116mil Cash

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KUALA LUMPUR- Nobody from Umno has come forward to claim the RM116mil cash in 26 denominations seized from properties connected to former premier Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Comm Datuk Seri Amar Singh (pic) said the police have to record the statements of representatives from the political party…

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Sabah UMNO Still Relevant But Needs Changes – Khairy

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KOTA KINABALU – “Sabah UMNO is still relevant, but it has to be modified and strengthened in facing the next general election,” says UMNO presidency candidate Khairy Jamaluddin. He said claims by certain quarters that UMNO in Sabah was no longer relevant was inaccurate, as several party members were still attending the delegates’ meeting held…

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UMNO Wings’ Delegate Meeting Starts Today

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KUALA LUMPUR – The UMNO Wanita, Pemuda and Puteri movements began their respective delegates meeting and election simultaneously in 191 divisions at 9 am today. Delegates of UMNO Wanita, Pemuda and Puteri will elect their leaders at the divisional and central levels through two different ballot papers in separate meetings to be held in the…

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Zahid Says Khairuddin Is Lying, Khairuddin Challenges Zahid To ‘Sumpah Laknat’

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PETALING JAYA- Umno president hopeful Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic) has accused former Umno division leader Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan of lying about him “begging” to meet with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “Wabillahi Watallahi (an Islamic oath). I never begged and I did not ask to see Tun Dr Mahathir,” said Zahid…

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KJ Wants An Organised Opposition And To Stop Money Politics As He Bids To Be Umno President

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PETALING JAYA- Preparing for the next Parliament session is among the first items on the agenda for Umno presidential candidate Khairy Jamaluddin(pic) if he wins the post. Khairy said his first task will be to prepare the party to face the Pakatan Harapan led Government in Parliament. “The rakyat wants to see if Umno and…

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Unfair For Umno’s Johor Opposition Leader To Hit Out At Pakatan State Govt

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ISKANDAR PUTERI- It is unfair for the state’s new Opposition leader (from Umno) to hit out at the Pakatan state government for being unable to come up with plans to develop Johor, said state International Trade, Investment and Utilities Committee chairman Jimmy Puah (pic). “It has been 40 days since we took over from Barisan…

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Khairuddin Refutes Zahid, Says Dr M Did Not Ask Umno MPs To Join Pribumi

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PETALING JAYA- Former Umno division leader Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan (pic) has hit out at Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who claimed that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had asked Umno parliamentarians to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi). Khairuddin slammed Dr Ahmad Zahid in a strongly worded statement and called him…

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Pas Feels Zahid Is Best Candidate For Umno President

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KOTA BARU- Pas believes that Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is the best candidate to replace Datuk Seri Najib Razak as Umno president. Pas deputy president, Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, said this was based on Zahid’s experience and background as well as his views on Islam. Tuan Ibrahim said although the issue is…

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‘Umno Youth Must Change To Remain Relevant’

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KUANTAN: Umno leaders and members especially those from the Youth wing should look into implementing changes to ensure the party remains relevant. Pahang Umno Youth chief Mohd Shahar Abdullah said many of the existing programmes could be further improved and there has to be strategies to get close to the people. “Since 2015, the Pahang…

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Zambry To Only Contest Umno Supreme Council Seat, Says Source

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IPOH- Former Perak mentri besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir (pic) will only be contesting for a supreme council seat in the Umno party polls. A source close to Dr Zambry confirmed the matter and said that the state Umno chairman only wants to be part of the team to rebuild and restore the…

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Slim Chance For UMNO To Gain Foothold In Sarawak

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KUCHING – UMNO can expand to Sarawak but it is uncertain if the peninsula-based party will be accepted by the people in the state, said a political analyst. Assoc Prof Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi, a senior lecturer at the University of Malaya, said UMNO had been rejected in Sarawak during the administration of former…

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Johor UMNO Decides All Post To Be Contested At Election

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JOHOR BAHRU – Johor UMNO today decided that all posts in the party will be contested at the next party election. Johor UMNO Liaison chairman Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the decision was made at a meeting of the Johor UMNO Liaison Body this afternoon. “We (Johor UMNO) agreed that all posts must be…

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UMNO Sacks Rafidah, Daim And Rais Yatim

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PETALING JAYA – The Umno disciplinary board has sacked veterans Tun Daim Zainuddin, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz and Tan Sri Rais Yatim from the party for speaking at Opposition events. Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor confirmed he has signed the letters to expel the three former ministers, reported Utusan Online. “I was…

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UMNO Expels 16 Members Who Went To Court Over Party Matters

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PUTRAJAYA – UMNO today expelled with immediate effect the 16 members who filed an application for a judicial review in the Kuala Lumpur High Court yesterday to have the party dissolved over alleged violation of the party constitution. UMNO secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said their action was clearly in violation of Clause…

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Wanita UMNO Permanent Chairman Dies

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SEREMBAN – Wanita UMNO permanent chairman Tan Sri Napsiah Omar died at 6.10 pm today of liver cancer. This was announced by her closest relative Datuk Yahya Hamid. Yahya said she died at the residence of her son in Ampang Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur. “Her remains are now in Ampang Jaya and will be brought…

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Mohd Shafie Apdal’s Political Rise Due To UMNO – Musa

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SEMPORNA – Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal’s rise to political prominence was due to UMNO, according to Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman. Musa said the former UMNO vice-president had sustained in the top leadership lineup because of the undivided support accorded to him by Sabah UMNO, which also made him the sole UMNO…

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UMNO Members Should Remain Steadfast With Party’s Struggle

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SEMPORNA – UMNO members in Semporna have been reminded to remain steadfast to the party’s political struggle and not confuse or mix family relationships with that of the party. Semporna UMNO Division acting chief Datuk Seri Nasir Tun Sakaran said family would always be family, but as UMNO members, they needed to remain firm in…

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Camaraderie Of Childhood Friends Is Temerloh UMNO’s Strength

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TEMERLOH – The camaraderie of childhood friends between candidates and the local community will be UMNO Temerloh’s strength to recapture the Temerloh parliamentary constituency and two state seats in the 14th General Election. (GE13). Temerloh UMNO Division chief Datuk Seri Mohd Sharkar Shamsudin said local-born candidates would be the determining factor for the party’s win,…

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UMNO An Ultra-Populist Democratic Party – Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR – UMNO has remained sturdy for 72 years and has become the world’s longest-ruling party because of its ultra-populist nature, said UMNO treasurer Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said UMNO was sensitive to the needs of the people, understood the aspirations of the people, maintained good relations with component parties, protected…

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UMNO Has Clear Direction To Help People – Musa

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SANDAKAN – The clear direction of UMNO in helping the people has allowed its leaders at various levels to effectively assist them, especially at the grassroots, said UMNO Supreme Council member Tan Sri Musa Aman. Musa, who is also Sabah Chief Minister, attributed this to the organised framework within UMNO, which saw its leaders going…

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Kelantan UMNO’s Special Manifesto Aims To Recapture Kelantan

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  MACHANG – Kelantan UMNO Liaison Body will get ready its special manifesto soon in the Barisan Nasional’s special mission to wrest back Kelantan in the coming 14th General Election (GE14). Its deputy chairman Datuk Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub (pic) said the manifesto was based on the views of various quarters including from institutions of higher…

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N.Sembilan UMNO Youth Launches Fund For Muhammad Amsyar

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KUALA LUMPUR – Negeri Sembilan UMNO Youth today launched a donation drive to raise fund for 13-month-old Muhammad Amsyar Muhammad Illyas, who is suffering from biliary atresia (bile duct blockage) and liver failure and needs treatment abroad. UMNO Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said the boy required RM350,000 for a liver transplant, which had to be…

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UMNO Members Need To Promote Party’s Success Stories

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KUALA LUMPUR – UMNO members should promote the contributions and achievements of the 71-year-old party in developing the country, said Federal Territories UMNO representative Datuk Rizalman Mokhtar. The Bandar Tun Razak division chief said that since its establishment until now, UMNO had contributed a lot to the country but the contributions were not sufficiently known…

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PM Presents Puteri UMNO Icon Award

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KUALA LUMPUR — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today presented the Young Women Icon Award to six recipients for their outstanding achievements in their respective fields during the Puteri UMNO Assembly here today. They are lawn bowl athlete Emma Firyani Saroji, for sports; Nur Zalikha Mohd Sabri (entrepreneurship); Dr Aizan Sofia Amin (research);…

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Umno Still Relevant, Here To Stay, Says Ahmad Zahid

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  AHEAD of a hectic week for Umno, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi set aside time to speak to theSun about the party, its direction, aspirations and challenges. The Umno vice-president, who has assumed the responsibilities of the vacant party deputy president’s position, also shared his thoughts about the coming general election…

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Wrest Selangor, Then Think About MB’s Post

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Selangor UMNO should focus on efforts to wrest the state in the 14th General Election (GE14) before thinking about the candidate for the post of Menteri Besar. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also UMNO vice-president, said the candidate for the post of Menteri Besar could…

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UMNO Will Continue To Lead Malaysia To Success

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  KUALA LUMPUR – UMNO will continue to shoulder the responsibility of leading the Malays, the Bumiputeras, and all Malaysians down the road to success, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The Prime Minister, who is also the UMNO president, said this because UMNO’s struggle is noble, sincere and pure, for the sake of the…

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Selangor UMNO Wants To Be Back In Driver’s Seat

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SHAH ALAM – Nine years of being in the opposition in Selangor has been a lesson to Selangor UMNO and it is determined more than ever that history should not repeat itself come the 14th General Election (GE14). With GE14 having to be called by August next year, Selangor UMNO has now gone into overdrive…

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PAS-UMNO Collaboration Will Promote Ummah Unity

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  KUALA LUMPUR – If UMNO and PAS were to forge a cooperation, this will promote unity among the ummah, said UMNO Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said unity among Muslim political leaders was crucial in ensuring the continuity of Islam and for the successful implementation of related policies in the…

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