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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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Upko president Tan Sri Bernard Dompok approved Abdullah’s suggestion for party election reform, saying it would “eliminate intense lobbying.”

Umno’s leadership transition

THE 59th Umno general assembly began on the morning of 26 March 2009 with the customary flag-raising ceremony and parade inspection at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur. According to Bernama, Umno president Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi arrived at the assembly venue at 9am in Malay attire and was greeted by […]

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Police formed a human chain to keep the peace after angry Mukhriz and Khir Toyo supporters protested Khairy’s win.

Khairy’s win protested, Shahrizat creates upset

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 March 2009: Umno Youth is poised to enter a period of controversy with Khairy Jamaluddin’s win as the movement’s chief tonight. The Rembau Member of Parliament (MP) and son-in-law of outgoing Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi polled 304 votes. He beat his rivals former Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr […]

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Umno Puteri, Youth and Wanita poll results (Updated 11.51pm)

Umno Puteri, Youth and Wanita poll results (Updated 11.51pm)

(Updated 11:51pm, 25 March 2009) KUALA LUMPUR, 25 March 2009: Khairy Jamaluddin has become the new Youth chief of Umno. The 33-year-old garnered 304 votes while Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Khir Toyo collected 254 votes and Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir 232 votes in a closely-contested race. Shouts of “rasuah” were heard when news of Khairy’s win […]

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Noraini: Defend Umno’s honour

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 March 2009: Outgoing Puteri Umno chief Datuk Noraini Ahmad has reminded members of the movement to elect leaders who are able to bring the movement to greater heights. “We must choose leaders who are able to restore the people’s confidence in the party and reject immoral leaders who practise money politics,” she […]

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Umno wings convene assemblies

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 March 2009: The Wanita, Youth and Puteri Umno movements convened their respective general assemblies at the Putra World Trade Centre this morning, with all eyes on the elections for the movements’ top posts. The assemblies started with leaders of the three wings — Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and […]

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