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"Meanwhile, the Malacca Straits is way too congested to the point that the chokepoint led to the collision between an American ship and an oil tanker," he said, referring to the collision between the USS John S McCain with the Liberian merchant vessel Alnic MC in August last year. The Strait of Malacca is ...
Rescuers searching for the missing crew members of a capsized dredger off Malaysia found one body from inside the ship on Saturday morning, as death toll from the tragedy rose to two since the sand dredger capsized off the southern state of Johor in the Malacca Strait on Wednesday morning.

MUAR, Malaysia, March 23 (Xinhua) -- More divers are expected to enter a capsized sand dredger on Friday in the Malacca Strait near Malaysia to search for the missing crew members believed to be trapped inside the ship, search and rescue officials said. Divers conducted search inside the ship ...
The Malacca Straits Coordinated Patrol (MALSINDO) is reflective of such efforts to use joint resources to repel piracy. MALSINDO was started by the littoral states in the Strait of Malacca, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia, in 2004. It is complemented by the “Eye in the Sky” (EiS) mechanism, which is one ...
SINGAPORE - The second phase of a joint survey aimed at mapping the Strait of Malacca and the waters around Singapore started on Monday (March 5). Conducted by Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, the initiative follows the signing of an agreement by the three countries at the 10th Cooperation ...
Just as there's a bucket list of famous mountains for mountain climbers, the Straits of Malacca is basically the Everest of open water swimming events. Okay, maybe not Everest, but more like the Kinabalu of OWS. The most common route is the traffic-heavy seas between the shores of Pulau Rupat, ...

Photo provided by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency on March 21, 2018 shows rescuers working on the capsized sand mining vessel in the waters off Malaysia in the Malacca Strait. A sand mining vessel capsized Wednesday in the waters off Malaysia in the Malacca Strait, leaving at least one dead ...
“However, as Singapore is having a similar development through its mega port project in Tuas, there will be a stiffer competition with our ports. “Our move to establish two prominent terminals in the Melaka Straits is a good and promising move,” he said. The battle is now not about how big the size of the ...
For example, in some areas, ocean cables must travel through narrow bodies of water that border several countries, like in the Strait of Malacca and the Red Sea. In these tight spots, there's a greater risk of threats like dropped anchors. They're also potentially subject to geopolitical disputes, since a larger ...
This shabandar in Singapore thrived on Johor's riverine trade with Ming China and other Malacca Strait ports. ... Kwa Chong Guan is the author of the recently published Pre-Colonial Singapore, in the series Singapore Chronicles co-published by the Institute of Policy Studies and the Straits Times Press.
However when l considering one of the strategic objectives driving the BRI is China's energy security, often translated into bypassing the Malacca Straits by having convenient access to the Indian Ocean, India's resistance to two important BRI corridors has opened opportunities for Myanmar. Myanmar is ...
WARY of potential negative reactions to its military and security presence, Japan in the post-World War 2 period has largely relied on private actors like shipping organisations in forming the Malacca Strait Council, or civilian agencies like the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Japan Coast ...
MELAKA: A traffic policeman sustained serious injuries when a Perodua Myvi suddenly rammed into him at Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz here, earlier today. ... Melaka Tengah police chief Assistant Commissioner Afzanizar Ahmad said initial investigations revealed that the Perodua Myvi almost skidded to the left ...
It specifically referred to the tri-service drill that India had undertaken on November 23 in the Malacca straits that “severely influenced our (China's) strategic safety”. The Malacca straits, linking the India and Pacific oceans is one of the world's busiest trade arteries, and is a lifeline for China's energy security.
PUTRAJAYA: Integrated enforcement conducted along the Strait of Malacca over the past four years, has made the strait a safe sea trading route that is free from piracy threats. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the integrated enforcement was carried out by the Marine Department, the Royal ...
MELAKA Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron says Umno members must cultivate a “winning mentality” in the run-up to the 14th general election. The Melaka Umno liaison committee chief, is confident that this would be the direction taken at this year's party general assembly. Question: What are the ...
Throughout any given year, nearly 84,000 ships transit the Strait of Malacca, accounting for almost half of the world's seaborne trade. It is imperative to all countries concerned that the strait remain open for the free flow of commerce. One of the best ways to ensure unimpeded trade continues is for the U.S. ...

MELAKA: Two men including a student were detained over making and selling fake medical certificates (MC) using the name of the Peringgit Health Clinic and the ... Melaka deputy police chief Datuk Sun Teoh Tia said the suspects were a 19-year-old student of a public higher institution of learning and a ...
While the overall situation during January-October this year has improved, there was, however, an increase in the number of incidents reported at ports and anchorages in Bangladesh (Chittagong), Philippines (Manila and Batangas) and on board ships while underway in the Straits of Malacca and ...
Big-ticket developments are also underway in other provincial states such in Melaka where China state-owned Powerchina International Group and local partners have started reclaiming in the Straits of Malacca for a massive real estate project. Known as the Melaka Gateway, part of China's Belt and Road ...
The company's 200-hectare main site is in Kuala Tanjung, a village in North Sumatra province directly facing the Malacca Strait. It hosts a smelter that produces an annual 260,000 tons of aluminum -- found in cars, planes and food packaging -- and ships it from its own port. The site sits next to a future ...
PUTRAJAYA: Integrated enforcement conducted along the Strait of Malacca over the past four years, has made the strait a safe sea trading route that is free from piracy threats. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the integrated enforcement was carried out by the Marine Department, the Royal ...
Throughout any given year, nearly 84,000 ships transit the Strait of Malacca, accounting for almost half of the world's seaborne trade. It is imperative to all countries concerned that the strait remain open for the free flow of commerce. One of the best ways to ensure unimpeded trade continues is for the U.S. ...
MELAKA Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron says Umno members must cultivate a “winning mentality” in the run-up to the 14th general election. The Melaka Umno liaison committee chief, is confident that this would be the direction taken at this year's party general assembly. Question: What are the ...
MELAKA: Police are on the lookout for three suspects, including a teenager's uncle, over the alleged abuse of a 16-year-old boy which resulted in his ... It all began when the Form Four student from Taman Tangkak Jaya was rushed to the Melaka Hospital unconscious and he could not be revived even with ...
The navy on its part has been closely monitoring the PLAN presence through its 'mission-based' deployments from the Gulf of Aden to the Strait of Malacca, which comprise critical Sea Lines of Communication (SLOC) for China. The navy is also augmenting its operational capabilities with progress being ...
The country sits astride the eastern Indian Ocean, where vital sea routes carrying Chinese energy imports from Africa and the Middle East extend far into the Malacca Strait. Myanmar's location could at least partially offset the obvious military advantage India possesses with its highly strategic Andaman and ...
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron said Melaka Umno delegates should adopt this when attending the Umno general assembly next week. He said the three elements were vital for the party and Barisan Nasional (BN) to win in the upcoming national polls. “Firstly, we as leaders should not point fingers ...
India, Singapore Agree to Enhance Naval Cooperation Near Strait of Malacca ... The agreement indicates India's consistent efforts in strengthening the capability of its navy in the eastern part of the Strait of Malacca that connects the South China Sea with the Indian Ocean, as 80 percent of China's energy ...
Singapore is keen on expanding cooperation with India in the Strait of Malacca and the Andaman Sea, its Defence Minister Dr. Ng Eng Hen said on Wednesday. “We all recognise that the Strait of Malacca and the Indian Ocean are key sea lanes of communication... I think I speak on behalf of both countries, ...
... the general assembly that Malaysia had just hosted the 10th Cooperation Forum under the Cooperative Mechanism for the Straits of Malacca ...
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the historical city of Melaka has come a long way from a “sleepy hollow” to become one of the ...
MELAKA: A Melaka Area Farmers' Organisation (PPK) project manager was remanded for six days to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption ...
Artist's impression of the integrated project to be developed on the freehold land pursuant to the acquisition of Rico Development Sdn. Bhd. at ...
KLANG: A total of 306 vessels plying the Straits of Melaka recently were inspected in a joint patrol operation between Malaysia and Indonesia, ...
Piracy Increases in Straits of Malacca and Singapore ... incidents occurred in the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait.
MELAKA: An intoxicated tourist can count his lucky stars after surviving a fall from a three-metre high window of a cafe-cum-guesthouse, here, ...
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) will be issuing forgery-proof certificates to its graduates and implementing a cashless system ...
Melaka, on peninsular Malaysia's southwest cost, has a history dating back to around the 15th century. With a strategic location on the Straits of ...
MELAKA: Occupants of a house here had a rude shock when their neighbour's car went out of control and crashed into their home in Taman ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Benalec Holdings Bhd is selling seven plots of leasehold land measuring 216,427 sqm at Klebang in Melaka for RM100.17 ...
Melaka Chief Minister and state Barisan Nasional chairman Datuk Seri Idris Haron says the manifesto will appeal to voters in the state and help ...
OVER 45 world-class artistes will soon gather to transform the historical city of Melaka into a canvas for live art. This will happen at the Melaka ...
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said the piracy in the Malacca Strait needed to be stopped before it would affect trade in the region.
Called the Strait of Hormuz, this stretch of water connects major oil ... Strait, the Danish Straits, the Turkish Straits, the Strait of Malacca, and the ...
Pilot killed, passenger injured when small plane crashes in Melaka ... when a light aircraft crashed into Sungai Rambai in Melaka, today.
Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia to continue efforts to map straits ... Both phases were supported by the Malacca Strait Council of Japan.
Melaka man claims trial to sexually assaulting own niece ... MELAKA: A labourer claimed trial at the magistrate's court here today to two counts ...
Nur Farahanis Ezatty Adli was fined RM70,000 by the Ayer Keroh Sessions Court for running an unlicensed dental service. Pic by MUHAMMAD ...
Nur Farahanis Ezatty Adli was found guilty by the Sessions Court in Melaka for running an unregistered private dental clinic.


 

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