Tag: Umno General Assembly
The Umno president also slams party deserters, saying the party would sue them to recover money spent for their election campaigns last May.
For the first time in nine years, Najib attends the Umno general assembly as an ordinary member.
Writer says UUM lecturer's claim that conservative Muslims were not happy with Prime Minister Najib Razak wooing minorities at Umno general assembly, has no basis.
Ex-MP Tawfik Ismail says the party seems to have toned down the chauvinism associated with its general assemblies of the last few years.
Umno treasurer says decision to ensure Najib and Zahid are elected president and deputy president unopposed at next party election is the consensus of all wings of the party and a majority of divisional delegates.
Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin lauds Prime Minister Najib Razak's wisdom in having one eye on the present and another on the future.
G25’s Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim says freedom of information and open debates are important as they help bring about solutions to problems faced and, therefore, the government should not muzzle the media.
They say no one can be accused of anything without concrete proof, and advise Malaysians to take news on 1MDB with a pinch of salt.
Umno delegate calls for ‘jihad’ against party’s enemies, saying that 'this land is our land, and we are Muslims'.
Ramkarpal Singh accuses prime minister of using plight of those hit by the Nov 5 floods as ‘fodder’ for political mileage at the Umno general assembly.
Sabah Umno deputy info chief Ramlee Marhaban says having been given highest ever post for a Sabahan and an important portfolio, former leader now 'backstabs' party.
Former minister Zaid Ibrahim says 'ungrateful ministers' have turned Umno general assembly to a 'Mahathir bashing' forum.
Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin says the party's priority now should be GE14.
PJ Utara MP Tony Pua questions if Prime Minister Najib Razak will dare call up the US ambassador, and condemn remarks by US AG Jeff Sessions against 1MDB.
UUM political studies head Kamarul Zaman says younger candidates better for Umno's image than older ones like Wanita Umno chief Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.
Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi says Umno to go on nationwide tour as part of strategy towards regaining two-thirds majority in Parliament.
Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi slams Pakatan Harapan components who 'don't hold branch meetings, don't observe party constitution'.
Umno vice-president Hishammuddin Hussein lauds party president's message for delegates at the general assembly to focus on the general election.
Cartoonist-activist also criticises police over its 'double-standard' in arresting him and Fahmi Reza but doing nothing about exhibition in PWTC.
DAP veteran says Jeff Sessions omitted Malaysia when thanking law enforcement bodies for their cooperation as Malaysian agencies have refused to cooperate over 1MDB.
Razak Baginda says the party should acknowledge the former PM's contributions and tell him to shun gutter politics.
As Umno holds its annual general assembly in a few days, observers say some party leaders may be more focussed on the next party polls, rather than GE14.
The prime minister says the Umno general assembly can be postponed if it clashes with the date set for the general election.
With Umno's speeches in last week's general assembly contravening the BN spirit, other BN component parties may want to reconsider the future of the coalition.