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Mindef to only heed UN's requests for soldiers, after withdrawing from Yemen conflict

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 -- Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has said that the Malaysian government will only heed requests from United Nations (UN) for peacekeepers and security forces, and will not aide ... Read More


Minister denies Malaysia being silent in China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims

Kuala Lampur, April 20 -- Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu denied that Malaysia is being in voicing out its concerns about China's treatment of its Uyghur Muslim community. He was asked to comment on Ma... Read More


Defence Minister: IS, terrorism threat in Malaysia 'under control'

Kuala Lampur, April 20 -- Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today that the threat of Islamic State (IS) and other forms of terrorism is very much under control. The Kota Raja MP told reporters that ... Read More


Mat Sabu: Defence spending temporarily halted to fix Tabung Haji, Felda

Kuala Lampur, April 19 -- Any expenditure to improve the country's defence assets has taken a backseat to channel funds to bailout Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) and the Federal Land Development Authority (... Read More


Malaysia negotiating to buy military equipment through barter system, says minister

KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 -- Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu announced today that his ministry is currently in talks to barter national products, including Malaysia's palm oil, in exchange for defence asse... Read More


Equal ECRL joint venture with China not a security threat, MRL tells Najib

Kuala Lampur, April 17 -- Malaysia Rail Link (MRL) Sdn Bhd today rebutted Datuk Seri Najib Razak's claim that the 50:50 joint venture with China on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) could pose a securit... Read More


Ramadan bazaar, night market operators snub DBKL's takeover move

Kuala Lampur, April 17 -- Representatives from 16 Ramadan bazaar and night market associations today said they will not comply with the Kuala Lumpur City Hall's (DBKL) move to manage their stalls unti... Read More


Dr M: Not unusual for ruling party to lose by-election

CYBERJAYA, April 16 -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad played down Pakatan Harapan's (PH) latest by-election defeat in Rantau last week, saying the result was not unexpected. Stressing that it... Read More


Dr M: Third national car still vital despite focus on rail

CYBERJAYA, April 16 -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad repeated his emphasis today on Malaysia's need for a third national carmaker notwithstanding his administration's recent attention to rail... Read More


ECRL: So, what's the deal with Pakatan's new deal?

Kuala Lampur, April 16 -- Arguably one of the most ambitious mega-projects Putrajaya has embarked on, the initially suspended East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is finally back on track, after months... Read More