A Malaysian coastguard vessel. File photo: EPA-EFE
A Malaysian coastguard vessel. File photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysia

Malaysia expects more Chinese boats in South China Sea as Petronas drills for oil

  • Work on the Kasawari field, which contains an estimated 3 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas resources, has attracted Chinese vessels to Malaysian waters
  • The increased incursions in the South China Sea have led Malaysia to describe its otherwise productive ties with Beijing as ‘difficult to quantify’

Topic |   Malaysia
A Malaysian coastguard vessel. File photo: EPA-EFE
A Malaysian coastguard vessel. File photo: EPA-EFE
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