Topic: South China Sea
A unity lesson from Sabah and Sarawak
TOMORROW’S Malaysia Day celebration is not just a public holiday.It is a reminder to Malaysians of how Malaysia was created.On Sept 16, 1963, North Borneo (as Sabah was called then), Sarawak, Singap...
Strong winds, heavy rains hit Sabah
KOTA KINABALU: Strong winds and heavy rains since midnight Thursday (Sept 12) damaged homes, uprooted trees and caused some power failures in parts of the state.
Rompin goes red as Klang Valley chokes on haze
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 11 — Air pollution in Rompin, Pahang surpassed the “very unhealthy” level last night and remained so at 8am this morning as the noxious haze continued to worsen in the peninsu...
‘We don’t want to take sides’
VLADIVOSTOK: Malaysia does not feel threatened by the United States and their plans to deploy missiles in the Asia-Pacific region or by Chinese warships there, but it is...
Cari: Asean collective leadership running on empty
At the Bangkok Asean summit in June, the Asean Business Advisory Council (Asean-BAC) asked the region’s leaders to show greater collective political leadership in the deteriorating international eco...
Malaysia boasts one of south-east Asia's most vibrant economies, the fruit of decades of industrial growth and political stability.
Malaysia voices trust in South China Sea pact
KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is confident it can reach an agreement with China to settle tensions in the South China Sea after its neighbours warned that incidents in the disputed waters had "e...
Asean wants warships out of South China Sea
BANGKOK: Asean countries have expressed their concern over the rising tensions caused by the presence of warships in the South China Sea, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.
Reshaping the Muslim world order
COMMENT | An alliance of Muslim nations may not have been raised by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad in any specific form, yet it carries the potential to reshape the world order.
Vietnam, China in South China Sea standoff
Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two...
Sabah govt open to discussions with O&G players
Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal – File photo
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah state government is open to discussions with industry players to ensure they can take the oil and gas (O&G) industry to even highe...
Calm returns to Hong Kong after violent protests
A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature, in chaotic scenes, to protest against an ext...
Malaysia's position in Apec 2020
LETTER | The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) was meant as a platform for Pacific Rim economies to foster multilateral economic integration and free trade to ensure regional prosperity.
World Briefs: China can fish in our waters: Manila
MANILA • China can fish in parts of the South China Sea where the Philippines holds exclusive rights, President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman has said, despite warnings from other officials that this ...
Malaysia to keep pushing for sustainable South China Sea
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will continue to advocate and strengthen maritime and oceanographic research for a sustainable South China Sea as many nations sharing the sea depend on its living and non-living natural resources for food, trade, transport, tourism and security.