PRELUDE TO A FULL-FLEDGED NAVAL BASE? ON CHINA’S PRODDING, NAJIB REGIME TO REVIVE 2008 PLANS TO RECLAIM LAND BETWEEN MIDDLE ROCKS?

Batuan Tengah akan dicantumkan: Malaysia’s 2008 plans to reclaim land between Middle Rocks may soon come to fruition,with some help from China

Utusan reported in 2008:

Menteri Luar, Datuk Seri Dr. Rais Yatim berkata, kedua-dua bongkah batu di Batuan Tengah atau Middle Rocks milik Malaysia yang terpisah antara jarak 500 hingga 600 meter di Selat Singapura mungkin akan dicantumkan

To be read with:
China can build military installations on coral reefs, China can certainly build installations on Middle Rocks.

See also Malaysia’s Ministry Of Foreign Affairs archives.

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