Tag Archives: UMNO

“MALAY FIRST” POLICY HAS CREATED A GREEDY, INTOLERANT RACE

Former law minister Zaid Ibrahim has said that the government’s “Malay first” policy has backfired, creating a race that is more greedy, intolerant and abusive of others. “The current Malay first policy only produces weak, mediocre and corrupt leaders at all levels,” he said, adding that with more fair-minded policies, our civil service would be more capable and Malay academicians with “better credentials and reputations” would emerge, sparing the public from the likes of Ridhuan Tee.

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ANTI-GAY, SEXIST JIBES AT UMNO ASSEMBLY

“The breasts may be bigger than those owned by your mothers, ladies and gentlemen,” Datuk Ismail Kijo said. Still he was not done. Straining his examples further, he said gay marriage will create similar confusion among onlookers as sons bring home men as marriage partners.

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Be brave like ISIL fighters, Najib tells UMNO

Umno must emulate the bravery of a Middle Eastern militant group that defeated an Iraqi force outnumbering it nearly 30 to one if the Malay nationalist party is to survive, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said yesterday. The Umno president and prime minister was listing virtues that were needed to allow the Malay nationalist party to continue in power, during a dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its Cheras branch yesterday.

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ABDULLAH ZAIK: CHINESE ARE TRESPASSERS USED TO WEAKEN MALAY IDENTITY

On Tuesday, Isma president Abdullah Zaik Abd Rahman provoked an outcry when he was quoted by his group's website as saying that the influx of Chinese migrants into Malaysia had been "a mistake" which must be corrected. Mr Abdullah Zaik also urged Malays to uphold the sanctity of Islam in order to keep power in the hands of the Malays. He said implementing hudud in Malaysia would help seal their political position in the country, as it would be under Muslim control. "The Chinese have forgotten their origins, so I must remind them," he was quoted as saying by a news website. "It is they (the Chinese) who should be mindful of our (the Malays') feelings. They shouldn't just count on us Malays to care for their feelings."

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1964 RACIAL RIOTS

It was widely rumoured that the water pipe carrying water from Johor had burst. Many families brought out all their containers to top them up with water. The panic only subsided when PUB issued a statement denying that there was any damage to the water pipe from Johor. Any one convicted of rumour-mongering could be jailed for three years.

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