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Umno rep who called MCA 'racist' agrees to a ceasefire on billionaire spat

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Umno assemblyperson Tengku Putra Haron Aminurrashid Tengku Hamid Jumat has agreed to let to rest the war of words with regard to billionaire Robert Kuok.

He was responding to Umno veteran and Johor Baru MP Shahrir Samad, who took him to task for labelling MCA as a “racist” party for defending the business magnate.

“When the grand old man of Johor politics speaks, naturally we will take notice,” Tengku Putra Haron told Malaysiakini, without naming Shahrir...