Ousted BN govt’s land swop deals draw scrutiny


May 16, 2019 5:00 AM

Malaysia’s Defence Ministry (Mindef) lost RM500 million (S$164 million) in land swop deals carried out when the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition was in power, as 16 plots totalling 1,183 ha – more than twice the size of Sentosa island – were valued at RM5 billion but sold for less to favoured companies.