All posts tagged 'UMNO'

Reflections on Malaysia’s Path – Charles Santiago

This year marks the first time that 16 September will be an official public holiday, although it is now …

Lim will debate Koh… anytime, anyplace, anywhere – no ‘buts’

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said he was prepared to have a nationally televised debate with Gerakan president Tan Sri Dr. Koh Tsu Koon anytime, anyplace, anywhere – without any ‘buts’ – even at the Gerakan headquarters.

From student activist to full-time politician – Lau Weng San

In 2004, State Assemblyman for Kampung Tunku, Lau Weng San did something that most people would not even dare contemplate – he gave up a well-paying job as a process engineer in an oil and gas engineering consultancy firm to work full-time for the Democratic Action Party. We caught up with the 31-year-old to find out what makes him tick.

End of the road for UMNO?

The result of the Permatang Pasir by-election showed that UMNO-Barisan Nasional is at its wits’ end. The party is plagued with internal power struggles at the grassroots level with local warlords vying for what is left of their traditional power base in Permatang Pauh.

UMNO-Utusan continue to harp on race

For the last few months, UMNO-owned newspapers especially Utusan Malaysia have embarked on a campaign to win back Malay support by painting certain Malay Pakatan Rakyat leaders as traitors to the Malay race and Islam.