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PETALING JAYA: The race for the Umno presidency is heating up with Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Khairy Jamaluddin at neck-and-neck, according to unofficial results. According to @PemilihanUMNO18 Twitter account, Dr Zahid has maintained a steady lead with 51 divisional votes compared to Khairy’s 44 votes as...
MELAKA: Former Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron has failed to defend his Tangga Batu Umno division chief position. An unofficial result indicates that Idris was defeated by his ally-turned-nemesis Datuk Seri Mohammad Ali Mohamad who garnered 353 votes. Idris secured 161 votes and official result is expected to...
PETALING JAYA: Umno has submitted an application to the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) to allow the party to use some of the funds in its accounts which has been frozen by the anti-graft body. Party vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said this was to allow the...
PETALING JAYA: While counting for the Umno election is still underway, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamdi is said to be leading in the race for the party’s president post. As at 4.47pm an anonymous Twitter account which is keeping track of the tally has placed Dr Ahmad Zahid...
KOTA BARU: Retired Kelantan Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism director Datuk Ab Ghani Harun won the Pasir Mas Umno division chief post unopposed when his sole contender pulled out of the race. Ab Ghani ventured into politics soon after his retirement on May 31 this year. His contender, former Pasir Mas...
PETALING JAYA: Five men from Gang 08 have been arrested in connection with a viral message and video depicting the brutal assault of a football fan who was also run over by a motorcycle in Rawang. Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Mazlan Mansor said three suspects were arrested in...
PEKAN: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has questioned the move to freeze Umno accounts in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) investigations.The Pekan MP said if individuals were found to be involved, then the 1MDB task force should have frozen their accounts instead of Umno's."Umno is...
PEKAN: Former Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak admits he is partly to be blamed for the party's failure to win the 14th General Election.Najib said he took responsibility for the party's failures and stepped down as Umno president even though there were shortcomings at every level...
KOTA BARU: Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah was returned unopposed as the Gua Musang Umno division chief, as his sole contender Datuk Bazlan Baharuddin pulled out of the race at the 11th hour. Bazlan, a former Gua Musang Umno Youth chief, pulled out of the race on Friday (June 29) night...
TAWAU (Bernama): The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is monitoring the Malaysian territorial waters to locate four more missing victims of a boat collision which occurred in waters off Indonesia Friday (June 29) night. Tawau maritime director Captain Romli Mustafa said the agency had referred the matter to the Indonesian...