AN OBSERVATION ON THE MAJOR ISSUES OF SINGAPORE-MALAYSIA RELATIONS
Malaysia and Singapore have a unique relationship since it breaks ties with the federation of Malaysia on 9 August 1965. Since, the Separation in 1965, both countries enjoyed a mix relationship due to so many unresolved issues. But it was started when both of Prime Ministers which are Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and Dr Mahathir Mohamad attempted to make a combination of meaningful understanding. When Malaysia published a Map including Pulau Batu Puteh (an island) was protested by Singapore. Singapore claimed the sovereignty over the island had passed due to the consistent exercise of authority by Singapore and its predecessor, the United Kingdom. Therefore, both countries have suffered from so many issues that can disrupt their bilateral relationships but there were never serious actions from both parties that can really threaten to the relations. So this article has shown how the both try to settle on the issues in a peaceful and friendly manner when the problems raised up by officials or top leader meetings. Basically, this paper has prepared on base of the secondary sources.Â
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