Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: EPA

What’s behind the Malaysia-Singapore dispute?

  • The Southeast Asian neighbours ended 2018 with a sombre dispute over airspace and maritime boundaries that has continued into the new year
  • This Week in Asia takes you over the main sticking points in the relationship between the neighbours
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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: EPA
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.