13 iulie 2018

Promoting Singapore-Malaysia Maritime Cooperation in the Eastern Strait


Late last month, in response to Malaysian Defense Minister’s Mohamad Sabu’s suggestion to strengthen security cooperation in the eastern Singapore Strait near Pedra Branca and Middle Rocks, Singapore’s Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen remarked that “even joint patrols with our agencies and their agencies, I completely agree with that.” This exchange seems encouraging during a time of what some might construe as turbulence in bilateral ties, particularly in the context of Malaysian Prime Minister [...]