A sand dredger, of the type used to reclaim land in Singapore. Photo: Xinhua

Malaysia’s Mahathir bans sea sand exports to Singapore, in major blow to city state’s expansion plans

  • Singapore relies on sea sand to complete its ambitious expansion plans, such as the Tuas ‘mega port’ – slated to be the world’s biggest container terminal
  • But sources say Mahathir was upset that Malaysia’s land was being used to increase the size of its wealthier neighbour
Topic |   Singapore

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A sand dredger, of the type used to reclaim land in Singapore. Photo: Xinhua
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