Pedra Branca

Singapore-Malaysia spats

Singapore to suspend works on disputed island, Malaysia says

In 2008, the ICJ ruled that Singapore had sovereignty over the island called Batu Puteh in Malaysia and Pedra Branca in Singapore.


Many issues remain, but leaders' retreat has paved the way for further talks

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Meeting for the third time since the new Pakatan Harapan government won the elections in Malaysia a year ago, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his counterpart Dr Mahathir Mohamad put on a show of amiability before the press, appearin


Malaysia said to have discontinued pursuit of ICJ territorial ruling on disputed islands

SINGAPORE (May 31): Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced that Malaysia will discontinue the proceedings that it initiated in 2017 to contend the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) ruling of sovereignty over Pedra Branca, M


Mahathir reveals plans to develop island in Singapore Strait

KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Malaysia's prime minister said on Wednesday his government planned to develop some offshore rocks which were the subject of a territorial dispute with Singapore, days after he cancelled a big rail project with his southern neigh