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PUTRAJAYA: The agreement between Singapore and Malaysia to implement measures to de-escalate the maritime dispute was a positive move, but it is only one step in a long journey to resolve bilateral is...
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SINGAPORE, March 15 — The economies of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) have become less attractive financially for American companies to conduct business last year than they were...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 14): Malaysia and Singapore will continue to discuss the 1962 water agreement with a view of finding amicable solutions to the ongoing dispute, said Malaysia's Foreign Minister Datuk ...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 14): Malaysia and Singapore are to implement five recommendations with effect from today to resolve the maritime issues surrounding the port limits of the two countries.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore are to implement five recommendations with effect from today, to resolve the maritime issues surrounding the port limits of the two countries.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 14): Malaysia and Singapore are to implement five recommendations with effect from today to resolve the maritime issues surrounding the port limits of the two countries.
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Malaysia and Singapore will both temporarily suspend their respective port limit extensions that triggered a maritime border dispute last year in order to facilitate negotiations for a settlement.In a...
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PUTRAJAYA: The attorneys-general of both Singapore and Malaysia will continue discussions to "better understand each other’s position" on the right to review the price of water, the foreign minist...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to suspend all commercial activities in the overlapping zone between Johor Bahru’s port limits off Tanjung Piai and the Singapore port limits off Tuas, ...
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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 14 — Malaysia and Singapore will both temporarily rescind their respective port limit extensions that triggered a maritime border dispute last year in order to facilitate negotiations...
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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 14 — The attorneys general (AG) of Malaysia and Singapore will continue discussions on the 1962 Water Agreement to better understand each country’s positions, said Foreign Minister ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore on Thursday (Mar 14) agreed to mutually suspend the implementation of their overlapping port limits, as part of measures announced to dial down tensions in their ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Based on the selling price of water to Singapore under the 1962 agreement, the island city-state can be said to have so far received at least RM2.4 billion, or RM42 millio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): Based on the selling price of water to Singapore under the 1962 agreement, the island city-state can be said to have so far received at least RM2.4 billion or RM42 million a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Based on the selling price of water to Singapore under the 1962 agreement, the island city-state can be said to have so far received at least RM2.4 billion, or RM42 millio...
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PARLIAMENT | Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah today took aim at his Singaporean counterpart over the latter's "below the belt" and "reckless" comments on Malaysia’s bid to review the water pact b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has subsidised Singapore over RM2.4 billion in the selling of raw water to the island republic, since the signing of the 1962 Water Agreement, according to Foreign Ministe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today hit back at Singapore’s suggestion that Malaysia was not honouring its water agreement with the republic, with Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah describing recent rem...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah fired a salvo against his Singaporean counterpart, calling the remarks made by the latter on the raw water agreement by both countries "reckless."
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Singapore takes "very seriously" the air traffic management responsibilities it has been entrusted with by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and will continue to invest in enhancing...
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Both cross-border rail projects with Malaysia remain in limbo, according to updates from Acting Transport Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
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PETALING JAYA: Singapore has blamed Putrajaya for not coming up with new proposals for its two cross-border rail projects with Malaysia which it said are in limbo.
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SINGAPORE, March 7 — The Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) link project will likely face further delays as Malaysia has “repeatedly delayed” confirming its joint venture partner fo...
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SINGAPORE: While Singapore respects Malaysia’s and Indonesia’s sovereignty over their airspace, discussions on air navigation arrangements must fundamentally be based on technical and operational ...
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SINGAPORE - Two cross-border rail projects with Malaysia remain in limbo, according to updates given by Acting Transport Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, apart from personally choosing not to review the price of water in 1987 (Water pact: It's about respecting sanctity of agreements, says Vivian, March 2), had...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Singapore will lose if it seeks international arbitration over the “ridiculous” price it pays to Malaysia for untreated water from Johor.The premier sai...
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PUTRAJAYA: Singapore will lose its case if it goes to the World Court over the “ridiculous” price of raw water it is receiving from Malaysia, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan had dismissed Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's gripes about Malaysia's water deal with Singapore as a "red herring".
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor state government plans to no longer depend on Singapore for treated water supply to the state.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor state government plans to be self-sufficient in treated water instead of relying on Singapore for the resource, said Chief Minister Osman Sapian said on Friday (Mar 1).
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SINGAPORE: The Defence, Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs ministries sat down for day two of the Committee of Supply (COS) debates on Friday (Mar 1).
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JOHOR BARU, March 1 — The Johor state government announced today that it has plans to treat its own domestic water supply and may no longer rely on Singapore for supplying treated water to the south...
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SINGAPORE, March 1 — Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said he will leave it to Singaporeans to decide whether the Republic has been “fair” or “morally wrong’ — in the words of Malaysia...
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SINGAPORE, March 1 — Singapore remains committed to resolving several bilateral issues with Malaysia in an amicable and constructive manner, according to the republic’s Minister for Foreign Affair...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore is committed to resolving the ongoing bilateral issues with Malaysia in an “amicable and constructive manner”, and in strict accordance with bilateral agreements and internati...
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COMMENT | In January I joined Federica Mogherini, the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, in Brussels as she co-chaired the 22nd EU-Asean Ministerial Meeting.
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FEBRUARY 26 — In January I joined Federica Mogherini, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, in Brussels as she co-chaired the 22nd EU-Asean Ministerial Meeting.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore will not allow any foreign government vessels to assert authority in Singapore territorial waters, Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan reiterated in Parliament on Tuesday...
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SINGAPORE - In a strongly-worded statement in Parliament, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said on Tuesday (Feb 26) that Singapore "will not allow any foreign government to assert any authority in...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has been appointed as acting transport minister in Singapore-Malaysia bilateral negotiations, according to the Singapore Prime Mini...
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SINGAPORE - Singapore has reiterated its call for Malaysia to withdraw its vessels from Singapore's territorial waters off Tuas, following a collision between Greek carrier Pireas and Malaysia governm...
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SINGAPORE: Following the collision between a Greece-registered ship and a Malaysian government vessel on Saturday (Feb 9) in Singapore territorial waters off Tuas, Singapore has reiterated “its call...
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SINGAPORE - Singapore has reiterated its call for Malaysia to withdraw its vessels from Singapore's territorial waters off Tuas, following a collision between Greek carrier Piraes and Malaysia governm...
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A Malaysian government vessel and a Greek carrier collided in Singapore territorial waters off Tuas yesterday afternoon, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said.
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SINGAPORE: Malaysian buoy-laying vessel Polaris and a Greece-registered ship collided in Singapore waters on Saturday (Feb 9), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said.
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PETALING JAYA: Three prominent Singaporeans have published a new book detailing the city-state’s legal fight with Malaysia over Pedra Branca, as a maritime dispute continues to stand in the way of r...
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A joint working group looking at the maritime boundaries dispute between Singapore and Malaysia met in Putrajaya, Malaysia, yesterday and had "constructive discussions on a set of positive recommendat...
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SINGAPORE - A joint working group looking at the maritime boundaries dispute between Singapore and Malaysia met in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Monday (Jan 28), and had "constructive discussions on a set of...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 23): ASEAN and European Union (EU) Ministers attending the 22nd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) in Brussels, Belgium on Monday, have welcomed the establishment of a joint working gr...
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PUTRAJAYA: Asean and European Union (EU) ministers attending the 22nd Asean-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) in Brussels, Belgium on Monday, have welcomed the establishment of a joint working group betwe...
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PETALING JAYA: A former diplomat has criticised the candour in the handling of the dispute between Wisma Putra and Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian over the latter’s visit to an area of the sea that...
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Singapore and Malaysia will proceed with scheduled meetings to "discuss the way forward" on both airspace and maritime issues, Malaysia's Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement yesterday.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is committed to resolving bilateral issues with Singapore in a peaceful and calm manner, Wisma Putra said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is committed to resolving bilateral issues with Singapore in a peaceful and calm manner, Wisma Putra said in statement today.
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Malaysia is committed to resolving bilateral issues with Singapore in a peaceful and calm manner, Wisma Putra said in statement today.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 — Malaysia is committed to resolving bilateral issues with Singapore in a peaceful and calm manner, Wisma Putra said in statement today.
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Wisma Putra said today it had advised Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian against visiting a Malaysian government vessel near the maritime border with Singapore last week.
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PETALING JAYA: Wisma Putra today refuted claims by Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian that he was given the unofficial blessing to visit the Johor Bahru port, a move which has sparked a diplomatic row w...
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SINGAPORE: The momentum of Malaysia's relationship with Singapore is very positive, said Malaysian Minister for Economic Affairs Mohamed Azmin Ali on Wednesday (Jan 16), after meeting Singapore minis...
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PUTRAJAYA - Ties between Malaysia and Singapore are still "good", said Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah on Wednesday (Jan 16), despite ongoing air and maritime disputes between the two co...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia-Singapore relations remain good despite the need for further discussions on several matters, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 16): Malaysia-Singapore relations remain good despite the need for further discussions on several matters, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 16): Malaysia-Singapore relations remain good despite the need for further discussions on several matters, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 16 — Malaysia-Singapore relations remain good despite the need for further discussions on several matters, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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I found myself shouting "bravo" on reading Mr Cheng Shoong Tat's letter (Time S'pore responded like-for-like to Malaysia; Jan 15).
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PEKAN: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali disagrees that bilateral relations between Malaysian and Singapore are on a "downward spiral" as suggested by Singapore's Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan.
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SINGAPORE - Incidents like the recent incursion by Johor's Menteri Besar (MB) into Singapore's territorial waters are "provocative and escalatory", and contradict the officially stated policy of the M...
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Malaysia's Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali was scheduled to jointly chair a meeting on bilateral cooperation for Iskandar Malaysia with Singapore's National Development Minister Lawrence Wong here...
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Singapore will do its best to discuss all outstanding bilateral issues with Malaysia in a calm, reasonable and focused manner, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan told Parliament yesterday.
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore have not discussed a new date for the annual meeting of Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) which suppose to take place in the island republic t...
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SINGAPORE: In resolving bilateral issues, Singapore will always take appropriate measures to safeguard its national interest, Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan said in Parliament on Mond...
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SINGAPORE, Jan 14 — Malaysia and Singapore have not discussed a new date for the annual meeting of Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) which was supposed to take place in th...
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SINGAPORE: In resolving bilateral issues, Singapore will always take appropriate measures to safeguard its national interest, Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan said in Parliament on Mond...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — Singaporean Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has today accused Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian of allegedly “undermining the goodwill and trust” for bilateral...
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SINGAPORE (Jan 14): Maintaining strong ties between Singapore and Malaysia is in the best interests of both countries, says Malaysia’s Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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SINGAPORE (Jan 14): Singapore shares a common desire with Malaysia to bring bilateral relations back on track so that good projects can materialise, said Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan.
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SINGAPORE, Jan 14 — Singapore shares a common desire with Malaysia to bring bilateral relations back on track so that good projects can materialise, said Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan.
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SINGAPORE (Jan 14): Singapore's foreign minister said on Monday ties with neighbouring Malaysia have been in a "downward spiral" over a series of maritime and airspace disputes but hoped the issues co...
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SINGAPORE: Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan said that both Singapore and Malaysia must act in "good faith" to overcome the bilateral issues between the two countries.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s foreign minister said today that ties with Malaysia have been in a “downward spiral” over a series of maritime and airspace disputes but hoped the issues could be resolved...
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SINGAPORE - Singapore will do its best to discuss all outstanding bilateral issues with Malaysia in a calm, reasonable and focused manner, said Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in Parliament on Mo...
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SINGAPORE, Jan 14 — Singapore’s foreign minister said today ties with neighbouring Malaysia have been in a “downward spiral” over a series of maritime and airspace disputes but hoped the issue...
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SINGAPORE : Maintaining strong ties between Singapore and Malaysia is in the best interests of both countries, says Malaysia’s Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix) .
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SINGAPORE (Jan 14): Maintaining strong ties between Singapore and Malaysia is in the best interests of both countries, says Malaysia’s Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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Maintaining strong ties between Singapore and Malaysia is in the best interests of both countries, says Malaysia’s Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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SINGAPORE: Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali says it is in the best interests of Singapore and Malaysia to maintain strong ties between the countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said that he had an “an open and candid discussion” with Malaysian Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed A...
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Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said yesterday that it welcomed Malaysian Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali's initiative to visit Singapore, despite the postponement of an annu...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said on Sunday (Jan 13) that he had “an open and candid discussion” with Malaysian Minister of Economic Affairs Mohamed Az...
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SINGAPORE (Jan 13): Singapore welcomes Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali’s initiative to make a bilateral visit and his upcoming meetings with the republic’s ministers on Jan ...
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PETALING JAYA: Singapore today confirmed sending a protest note to Malaysia on Friday over what it described as a “provocative act” by Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian.
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SINGAPORE: Johor Chief Minister Osman Sapian’s "unauthorised visit" last week to Malaysian vessel Pedoman in Singapore waters was "a provocative act" that went against the spirit of an agreement by ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Singapore’s Foreign Ministry said today it still welcomes Datuk Seri Azmin Ali to his bilateral meetings in the republic, despite a controversial move by Johor mentri besar ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has expressed its confidence in the current momentum of engagement between Malaysia and Singapore and stressed that it is committed to strengthening bilateral ties with the Rep...
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia’s economic affairs minister Azmin Ali will meet Singapore ministers to discuss “other bilateral issues” following the postponement of the 14th meeting of the Joint Ministeri...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali will proceed with meeting Singaporean ministers, Wisma Putra said today after Singapore postponed a bilateral meeting on...
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PUTRAJAYA - The 14th Meeting of Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) has been postponed, Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed in a statement on Sunday (Jan 13).
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Both Malaysia and Singapore have mutually agreed to postpone the 14th Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) meeting scheduled to take place tomorrow, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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TANAH RATA (Jan 12): Malaysia is on the same page as Singapore over the postponement of the 14th Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) meeting scheduled to take ...