Tag: Anthony Loke

M’sian Transport Minister says details of JB-SG rail link will be finalised by month end

Kuala Lumpur—The long-awaited details concerning the railway between Singapore and Johor Baru will be announced within the next two weeks, according to an announcement from Anthony Loke Siew Fook, the Transport Minister of Malaysia. This means that Malaysia will be meeting the deadline, set for...

Malaysian Transport Minister said he understands the RTS project better after Khaw Boon Wan took him on a tour of Woodlands North MRT

Singapore— After the suspension of the Singapore-Johor Bahru Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link had been announced, Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan took his Malaysian counterpart, Anthony Loke, on a tour of Woodlands North MRT station on the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). When the...

Malaysia will take back delegated airspace over southern Johor in stages— Transport Minister

Kuala Lumpur—Malaysia’s Transport Minister Anthony Loke said on Sunday, April 21, that the country intends to re-take the airspace from Singapore around southern Johor in stages starting from the latter part of 2019 through the next four years to 2023. He emphasised the importance for...

“Seletar cannot use Malaysia’s airspace”—M’sian Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah

Malaysia is staying firm in its stand not to allow Singapore to use its airspace in Pasir Gudang, Johor. Two days before a scheduled meeting between Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah and his counterpart in Singapore, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Saifuddin reiterated his country’s...

Khaw Boon Wan on ILS dispute, “What’s next? Land transport, too?”

Singapore’s Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan responded to a Facebook post from his Malaysian counterpart on Wednesday, December 12. Khaw said to some members of the media that the video that Anthony Loke posted “contains a few inaccuracies,” and that Malaysia seemed to employ...

‘Enough on airspace issue’-Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke

Anthony Loke Siew Fook, the Transport Minister of Malaysia, is declining to comment further on the issue of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) that is to be implemented in Singapore’s Seletar Airport by January 3 of next year. He said to members of the press...

M’sian Transport Minister Anthony Loke, ‘Seletar Airport is yours, but Pasir Gudang is ours’

The Transport Minister of Malaysia, Anthony Loke Siew Fook, staked his country’s claim to the airspace over Pasir Gudang, Johor, with an informative video on Facebook on December 12, which has been viewed almost 250,000 times and gotten almost 8,000 shares. Addressing Singapore, he wrote,...

M’sian Transport Minister Anthony Loke, “We stand by our position”

Malaysia’s Transport Minister Anthony Loke has reiterated the country’s stand concerning territorial disputes between Malaysia and Singapore regarding airspace and port limits at Johor Baru, saying, "It is important that we have made our position very clear. We stand by our position.” While attending the...