KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigations all 16 Ministry of Defence (Mindef) land swap deals that took place over the last quarter of a century “is set to be very complex”, Chief Commissioner Latheefa Koya said today.
KOTA BHARU (Nov 4): The Defence Ministry (Mindef) will obtain the views and advice of the Attorney-General (AG) before taking measures on the purchase of six helicopters valued at RM300 million by the previous administration.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 23): The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) has allocated RM150 million in 2020 to repair 6,000 units of Armed Forces Family Housing (RKAT).
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.