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‘We have better battles to fight’: Johor official warns Malaysians against racial malice as coronavirus fears rise
Amidst growing concerns about the virus outbreak, online conversations have taken a racial undertone.
Malaysia’s VEP enforcement will be delayed until next year due to technical issues: Transport Minister Anthony Loke
The VEP will first be implemented at the Johor Baru checkpoint before being extended to Tuas, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
However, only riders of the same sex can ride together, and less than 50 of the 700 approved riders currently are female.
Singapore says it is not obliged to accept the changes, but will keep an open mind.
Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad will make an announcement on the RTS Link at 3pm today (Oct 31), Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke said.
Over 300,000 Malaysians commute daily to Singapore using the two Johor land links.
Go ahead, Go-Jek: Malaysia’s Cabinet says motorcycle ride-hailing allowed, but it must review laws first
Not everyone is happy though.
Malaysian airline Firefly made its inaugural landing at Seletar Airport yesterday morning, nearly five months after its services to Singapore were suspended.
Khaw Boon Wan welcomes Malaysia’s move to de-escalate tensions as 2 ships leave Singapore waters, urges complete withdrawal
But one ship still remains in Singapore's waters as of Wednesday (Dec 12).
Singapore extends its own port limits and says it will act firmly if Malaysian vessels continue to intrude
"Malaysia has never laid claim to these waters, or protested our actions there. Now, out of the blue, Malaysia is claiming these territorial waters that belong to Singapore."