COMMENT | A professional officer corps guides legitimate democratic governments and ensures they make balanced decisions.
Minister says a sum of RM1.4 billion would be allocated for the maintenance of major assets of the armed forces.
He will discuss efforts to improve security and well-being of border communities with Indonesian counterpart.
Instead, Azwanddin says Chin Tong's party, DAP, must apologise for insults towards Malays and Islam.
It, however, refutes reports that seven military staff were arrested by cops for involvement.
Mat Sabu says despite tight finances, gov't will not scrimp on the troops' welfare.
The hospital for Rohingya refugees is scheduled to cease operations on Dec 31.
Interests of armed forces members will be taken into account, following the termination of the contract, the ministry assures.
The Armed Forces says it will come down hard of any serving officers found to be breaking this rule.
UPDATED 4.53PM | Defence minister says appropriate action will be taken if any breach of regulations is found.
PARLIAMENT | Minister contends that this will help prevent political parties from influencing the military.
PARLIAMENT | Mat Sabu says only four of the 18 jets are operational, and the rest sent for repairs.
Defence minister says even he himself is prepared to be questioned if the need arises.
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Defence Minister Mat Sabu does not rule out the candidate being sworn in as senator first.
This comes after a journo expressed disappointment that only gov't-linked press invited for minister's Raya open house.
COMMENT | Its leaders head three key ministries - defence, agriculture and health.
From the Scorpenes to Rafidah’s land swap allegations, he says a special team has been set up to probe.
UPDATED 4.35PM | The prime minister announces that former auditor-general Ambrin Buang will head the committee.
Arshad Raji urges Mindef to probe leak on appointment of ex-Army chief Zulkifli Zainal Abidin.
However, newly-minted defence minister says action taken will be based on solid evidence and facts, not hearsay.
Mohamed Arshad says Patriot would like to add this query to their three unanswered questions.
BN strategic communications number two says he received the message a month before former minister's open letter to Najib.
The former minister insists to be shown the 2007 cabinet paper on the land deal, which will reveal the truth.
It's looking instead to upgrade its aerial surveillance capabilities to confront militancy.
The Cyber Defence Operation Centre will protect the Malaysian Armed Forces' digital networks.
Hishammuddin fears players may record sensitive assets.