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Singapore makes strong protest to Malaysia over port extension plan

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has made a "strong protest" to Malaysia over its plan to extend the limits of a port in its southernmost state, saying it encroached the territorial waters of the wealthy city-state.The assertion, which Malaysia called inaccurate, is the latest development in the neighbours' spats over parts of the Singapore Strait, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.Singapore's transport ministry said it had asked Malaysia to reverse its steps on the port limits to reflect Singapore's sovereignty over the waters in question, and refrain from further unilateral ...

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 11:15 IST