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  1. The high seas' den of thieves

    Posted May 20th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... and Singapore straits, where these latest attacks occurred. It is also putting pressure on Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to agree on new measures to make the straits safer for shipping. The three ... at the stern. They were prevented from doing so when the tanker increased speed. Last July, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore launched co-ordinated patrols of their respective sections of the Malacca ...

  2. Safe passage in Asia's key sea lanes

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... flanking the straits- Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore- to take measures to tighten security in the waterway and ensure that their sovereign control was not challenged. The shipping lanes run through their national waters for a substantial distance. In their latest step to keep the straits safe, the armed forces of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and nearby Thailand have agreed to allow ...

  3. Hezbollah's long, deadly shadow

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia, do not. How long will this truce last? Hezbollah's ultimate objective- the destruction of the Israeli state- can only mean renewed conflict sooner or later. ... is whether the aims of such groups are negotiable. If not, it is a fight to the death. In Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, non-communists won. In Vietnam and Laos, communists emerged ...

  4. New border-dispute agency belies firm line

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... submission by Malaysia and Vietnam in the southern part of the South China Sea, Beijing wrote to the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-Moon, saying that its rights had been seriously infringed. The new ...

  5. East Asia's underlying danger

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson The recent air pollution crisis in Malaysia, caused by smoke from fires in neighbouring Indonesia, is temporarily over- thanks mainly to heavy rains. But underlying ... implications for climate change. In Indonesia, layers of peat up to 20 metres thick cover some 180,000 sq km, much of it in Kalimantan (Borneo), Sumatra and Papua. Malaysia has large areas of peat ...

  6. An Asian answer to Somalia's pirate plague

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Malaysia and Indonesia- launched co-ordinated sea patrols in 2004. Last month, Thailand became the fourth country to join the patrols, which are backed by an anti-piracy agreement among regional ...

  7. Once bitten, twice shy for sovereign funds

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... the export-oriented growth model that, since the 1970s, has helped to power the economies of Japan, mainland China, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and, ...

  8. The detainees nobody wants

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... generally. This is particularly so for Muslim-majority countries like Indonesia and Malaysia. Persistent allegations of mistreatment of Muslims detained by the US on suspicion of involvement with the international terrorist network linked to al-Qaeda, the Taleban, Jemaah Islamiah in Southeast Asia, and other affiliated groups, aroused resentment in Indonesia and Malaysia, complicating relations ...

  9. Ripple effect

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... it into conflict with other claimants, including Vietnam, the Philippines and Malaysia. On Monday, China posted an official comment on its foreign ministry website after Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah ...

  10. A force to guard against nuclear terror

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... and France. Yet China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and some other Asian countries- which say they oppose proliferation- remain reluctant to be openly associated with such a US-sponsored ...




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