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Singapore lodges 'strong protest' with Malaysia over port extension

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has lodged a "strong protest" with Malaysia over its plan to extend the limits of a port in Malaysia's southern-most state, saying it encroached into the territorial waters of the city-state.The protest is the latest development in a series of spats between the neighbouring countries over parts of the Singapore Strait, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.Singapore's Transport Ministry said on Tuesday it has asked Malaysia to reverse the steps it had taken on the port limits "to reflect the sovereignty of Singapore over the waters in question, and that ...

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 16:51 IST