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Umno needs “independent monitoring”

Umno needs “independent monitoring”

PETALING JAYA, 23 Oct 2009: Money politics must be addressed through laws that allow independent investigations into the ethical conduct of political parties, including during party elections, said Universiti Malaya’s Prof Dr Edmund Terence Gomez. But the political analyst told The Nut Graph in a telephone interview that he didn’t think Umno would try to […]

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Najib: Umno will be the people’s champion (Updated 3.04pm)

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 Oct 2009: Umno will be the champion of the people by putting the people of all races above itself through the changes that the party is currently undergoing, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. In his first speech as Umno president at the party’s general assembly, he said Umno would continue to […]

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Umno reforms meet inertia

Umno reforms meet inertia

Khairy, Rosnah and Shahrizat (Rosnah pic courtesy of Merdeka Review) THE 60th Umno general assembly has been touted as one in which the biggest political party in Malaysia will set much-needed reforms in motion. But if the party’s Youth, Wanita and Puteri wings’ assemblies on 14 Oct 2009 are any indication, it looks as though […]

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Khairy: Ditch Malay dominance (Updated 12:55pm)

Khairy: Ditch Malay dominance (Updated 12:55pm)

Updated 12:55pm, 14 Oct 2009 Khairy delivering his speech KUALA LUMPUR, 14 Oct 2009: In a bold and surprising move, Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has called for his party to ditch “Malay dominance” and replace it with “Malay leadership” in order to reframe its nationalist agenda. “We can continue with the chest-thumping rhetoric, warning […]

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What is Umno changing?

What is Umno changing?

THERE is a cautious hopefulness about the upcoming amendments to the Umno constitution, which will be debated in an extraordinary general meeting held within the party’s annual general assembly beginning today, 13 Oct till Friday, 16 Oct 2009. Party veterans and leaders say the constitutional amendments are a welcome start towards reforming the party, which […]

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Umno general assembly starts tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Oct 2009: Tan Sri Mohd Isa Samad‘s victory in the Bagan Pinang by-election yesterday will certainly be one of the hot topics among the delegates at the 2009 Umno general assembly beginning tomorrow. Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who has helmed the party for only seven months as president, acknowledged that the major […]

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