Congested traffic in the narrow passageway in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.
Photo: Shutterstock
Congested traffic in the narrow passageway in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock

Letters | Asia’s busy straits must not become the playground of superpower navies

  • Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia are the caretaker nations of one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes but with little regulatory power over the ships passing through. Military vessels must avoid provocative moves and respect territorial integrity

Congested traffic in the narrow passageway in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.
Photo: Shutterstock
Congested traffic in the narrow passageway in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock
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