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Tell us how RM15 bil will be used for defence ministry,...

The former defence minister says he is 'concerned' about how the ministry intends to spend the allocation under the 2020 Budget.

Hands off LTAT, veterans group tells politicians

Mohamed Arshad Raji says Najib Razak and Hishammuddin Hussein are not qualified to criticise the low dividend announced this week.

Hisham slams Mat Sabu, govt over 2% LTAT dividend

The former defence minister says the board's two biggest companies suffered a severe drop in share prices after PH took over Putrajaya.

Chin Tong settles ‘communist uniform’ defamation suit

The terms of settlement, which included an apology to the deputy defence minister, were recorded before a High Court judge, says lawyer Ramkarpal Singh.

Stop giving honorary ranks to politicians, says ex-serviceman

Lieutenant-Colonel (Rtd) Ahmad Ghazali Abu Hassan says menteris besar and chief ministers can still perform their duties in Jakpaw without such positions.

MACC probe will clear my name, says Hishammuddin

The former defence minister says the anti-graft agency is investigating other issues in addition to the Mindef land swap deals.

Mindef lodges report with MACC over undelivered helicopters

The defence ministry says the terms of the contract did not benefit the government.

PKR Wanita urges new MACC chief to look into Mindef land...

It particularly wants new MACC chief Latheefa Koya to examine details of the land deal to build the military barracks in Bukit Gedung, Penang.

Putrajaya won’t be paying for US drones, says defence ministry

The government says the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles are part of an initiative to aid US allies.

RM300 mil helicopter deal ‘part of Mindef probe’

Defence Minister says speculation could jeopardise investigations into procurement, governance, and finance.

Mindef lodges 14 more MACC reports on land swap deals

This is in addition to a report to MACC in February on 2 projects involving the construction of army camps in Paloh, Johor, and Hutan Melintang, Perak.

Najib slams PH’s silence on 1990s land swap deals

Najib says it is 'interesting' that the then PM, finance minister and defence minister are all now part of Pakatan Harapan.

Defence ministry ready to work with French Scorpene probe team, ...

However, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu declines to say anything more as the matter is under MACC investigation.

Mindef lodges police report over forged letters

Defence minister's office says two companies seeking to supply furniture and bus services were not issued with support letters by the minister or the ministry.

Army camp projects in land swap deal used to buy votes,...

Special officer to the defence minister Mohd Nasaie Ismail speaks of political interference in the Paloh and Hutan Melintang army camps.

Freeze accounts, impose travel ban on Mindef land scandal culprits, says...

The group of ex-servicemen says action should be taken even if those involved have since retired.

Defence white paper to address terrorist propaganda

Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu says the white paper will inform the people of the country's defence policy for the short and long term.

Mindef denies Mat Sabu used govt vehicles in Camerons by-election

It says picture of Mat Sabu, with a helicopter in background, was taken during an official visit to Slim Camp in Cameron Highlands on Jan 9 and the soldiers were not voters in the by-election.

We won’t fight fire with fire, says defence ministry of dispute...

Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong says the ministry will not contribute to a verbal war and that it wants to de-escalate tensions.

Irwan Serigar no longer holds honorary commission, says defence ministry

Irwan Serigar Abdullah's rank as honorary major-general in the Territorial Army Regiment was revoked on May 31 this year.

The problem of race in the race for Port Dickson

PAS candidate Mohd Nazari Mokhtar's call for Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong to be replaced smacks of racism and is intended to appeal to those who cannot accept a non-Malay in the defence ministry.

It’s the truth, ex-army man says on criticism of Mat Sabu

Mior Rosli says he will continue his criticism until ministers like Mohamad Sabu shape up.

Bankrupt aide: Don’t blow things out of proportion, Liew tells Rafizi

The deputy defence minister says Mohamad Sabu's aide received legitimate help from friends and family members to clear his debts.

Veteran: Improper to reveal that only 4 fighter jets can fly

Patriot president Arshad Raji says the defence minister shouldn't reveal the Royal Malaysian Air Force's level of preparedness.