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COMMENT | Umno is back but it’s not invincible

The core feature of Umno is that it is a party for the majority Malay race.

In 1951, its first president, Onn Jaafar, recommended opening membership to other races. Decisively defeated, he resigned. Thus, for 75 years, Umno has championed the communal struggle.

Every facet of public life is perceived through the racial lens. Whether politics, economy, social issues, education or employment in the public services. Even sports...

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