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12 Apr 2019
Singapore- Malaysia Ties
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Look beyond just building new links

The solution to delivering 250,000 to 300,000 people through the Causeway on a daily basis more effectively (Malaysia looking at affordable alternatives to RTS Link Project, April 10) lies in more than just establishing a third or fourth link, as previously suggested by the Malaysian Prime Minister. A duplication of existing ineffectual systems will bring few gains in production. Multi-million-dollar hardware will take years to construc......

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04 Mar 2019
Singapore- Malaysia Ties
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More to water pact than Malaysia lets on

It is ironic that Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is speaking about "morality" when he wilfully selects and distorts facts about the water agreement (Mahathir urges Johor to speak up against S'pore water pact, March 1). The three sen which Singapore pays for every 1,000 gallons of raw, untreated water from Malaysia cannot be based on the 1926 agreement like he said, as there is no such agreement to begin with. Rather, the thre......

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27 Dec 2018
Singapore- Malaysia Ties
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Singapore must become self-sufficient in food

Over the years, I have believed in the importance of water as part of our Total Defence strategy. During World War II, one of the reasons the British army had to surrender was that the Japanese army had turned off the water supply from Johor to Singapore. In the light of the Malaysian government prohibiting the export of four species of wild-caught fish and shrimp, I would like to emphasise that self-sufficiency in food must also be regarded as essential in our Tota......

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