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Do not fear the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) as the Bumiputera agenda and the country’s sovereignty will be safeguarded, Umno President Najib Razak said.

Najib, who is also the Prime Minister, explained that since the beginning of the TPPA negotiations, Malaysia has insisted that the trade agreement was outlined based on the stipulated terms.

Speaking during the winding-up speech at the Umno General Assembly 2015, Najib urged the Bumiputera community to stand up to compete and capitalise on the inherent opportunities under the TPPA, while giving the assurance that the Bumiputera agenda will be safeguarded.

“If it (Bumiputera agenda) is not accepted, we will withdraw from the TPPA. I met United States (US) President (Barack) Obama twice, and Tokpa (International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed) had also met various parties,” he said at Merdeka Hall, Putra World Trade Centre here, Saturday.

Finally, added Najib, 11 TPPA countries including the US accepted that the Bumiputera agenda must be included as part of the TPPA terms.

“Hence, what are we afraid of? Are we afraid to compete with the others? Vietnam is brave, Brunei is also in the TPPA. Don’t say

The 2015 UMNO General Assembly which concluded today has given a clear message that the party wants feuding leaders to reconcile for the party's interest.

UMNO president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the general assembly, which is the most powerful in the party constitution, has given the message that it does not want the dispute and conflict among leaders to continue.

"The message and signal are clear that they want us to reconcile and resolve the crisis based on consensus in the party.

UMNO president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has made it clear to allay allegation that he has not done enough for the two states. Since taking over Najib has set a bigger chunk of development 

Umno’s struggle is not confined to the peninsula, but also in Sabah and Sarawak through the assistance provided to the Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties.

Party president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak stressed on this matter in his policy speech at the opening of the Umno General Assembly 2015 at the

Second Finance Minister Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh yesterday slammed DAP lawmaker Violet Yong for her ignorance of the government’s working procedure in allocating government funds to Chinese independent schools.

In rebutting Yong’s claim that Budget 2016 did not include allocations for Chinese independent schools, Wong said such allocations in fact are from the Special Development Assistance Fund which comes under the Chief Minister’s Office.

“At chief minister’s disposal, he can decide amount

The UMNO general assembly took a dramatic turn when Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak extended an olive branch to his estranged deputy in the party, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Cheered on by the delegates who had anticipated a gesture of reconciliation between the two as well as with vice-president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, the Prime Minister declared: "Taking cognisance of the teachings of Islam .. I, Najib Razak, as UMNO president, choose to be big hearted."

As the roar of approval filled the

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak feels strongly that it would be cowardly and irresponsible for him to give up his post as Umno president.

“I can’t just abandon our cause and drop our mission without first ensuring that not only are issues arising resolved but also that the position of the party and members is back to normal,” he said in his presidential address.

His speech, lasting nearly two hours and punctuated by applause, dwelled at length on the duties of a leader and what is due to him, and

It seems that DAP assemblymen and women have no pertinent issues to highlight in the Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak which began its last sitting for the year on the 7th December 2015. Chong Chieng Jen, an ADUN Kota Sentosa and chairman of the state DAP appeared like a clown had alleged that instead of presenting a surplus budget, YAB CM Adenan was in fact presenting a deficit budget of RM2.493 billion! In other words he is painting a picture that the government is lying and deceiving the public

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