Indonesia to build country’s longest bridge World

Indonesia to build country’s longest bridge

Indonesia is planning to build a 7km-long bridge linking two islands near Singapore, the longest in the country, in a bid to develop industry and tourism in the area, announced the Indonesian government on July 11.
Malaysian tanker missing with crew World

Malaysian tanker missing with crew

A Malaysian-flagged tanker carrying petroleum has gone missing off the southern coast and is feared to have been hijacked, said the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) on June 14.

Investigation on hijacked oil tanker expanded

The Ministry of Public Security decided to take legal action in the hijacking case of oil tanker Sunrise 689 in order to expand the investigation, and identify and pursue the hijackers.

Australia, Malaysia deal with asylum-seekers

Australia and Malaysia have adopted an agreement to disrupt the transit of asylum-seekers from Southeast Asia to Indonesia, where they board boats heading for Australian waters.

‘Nippon’ funds safety upgrade for Malacca Straits

Japan's Nippon Foundation has pledged 2.5 million USD to the Aids to Navigation Fund for this year to which will enhance the safety and security of navigation, and the protection of the marine environment in the busy Malacca and Singapore straits.