KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): Ten blocks of the Sri Kuching four-storey flats in Jalan Kuching which used to be living quarters for armed forces personnel have now become a den for drug addicts and unsavoury characters, causing local residents to worry.
PUTRAJAYA (June 14): The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) has lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the purchase of six helicopters worth more than RM300 million in 2015, which has yet to be received by the Malaysian Armed Forces.
PETALING JAYA (June 11): The defence ministry (MinDef) will be taking measures against those who have encroached onto its land .
KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Veterans group Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan has called on the authorities to investigate former defence ministers over the reported land swap deals that took place under the Barisan Nasional administration.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pictured) is “challenging” Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu and deputy minister Liew Chin Tong to prove that he benefitted from land swap deals, reported Malaysiakini yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The conditions for the sale of the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel have yet to be fulfilled and as such the hotel still belongs to Boustead Holdings Bhd, a ministry of defence (Mindef) official said yesterday.
PUTRAJAYA (March 20): The controversial land swaps undertaken by the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) to allegedly expand voter base in selected constituencies were against financial regulations, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Boustead goes ahead with Royale Chulan Hotel sale, two weeks after Mindef said it wasn't a done deal
KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Boustead Holdings Bhd inked a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) today with Singapore's Hotel Royal Ltd to sell its Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel for RM197 million, cash, just over two weeks after the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) said the sale wasn't a done deal.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has no objection to the investigation that will be carried out against him and former officers in the Defence Ministry (Mindef) over the alleged leakage of government funds believed to be in excess of RM500 million under the ministry's land swap deals involving development projects.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): The Defence Ministry (Mindef) has clarified that Boustead Holdings Bhd has yet to dispose of the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel, saying the valuation process is still underway.