Tag: 1962 Water Agreement

Vivian Balakrishnan to Pritam Singh: Govt stand on water issue remains unchanged

Singapore—The contentious water issue between Singapore and Malaysia was discussed in Parliament on Monday (March 2), during the Committee of Supply (COS) debate of...

Saifuddin Abdullah: Malaysia to submit proposal for new water prices to Singapore

Putrajaya—Talks concerning the water issue between Singapore and Malaysia are expected to arise again shortly as Malaysia has said it will be proposing an...

Malaysian government adviser says Singapore may be trying to stall for time on water...

Malaysia's senior government advisor Daim Zainuddin commends Singapore’s willingness to hold talks with Malaysia regarding the contentious water issue but warns that Singapore may...

PM Lee and Dr M open to 3rd party arbitration to address water woes

Kuala Lumpur—With water possibly the most contentious issue within bilateral relations, the Prime Ministers of Singapore and Malaysia said at their first Leaders’ Summit...

Water issue woes: Netizens on both sides of the Causeway have their say

SINGAPORE -- Since the water issue is at boiling point, netizens from both countries have been weighing in and expressing their opinions on the...

Economy vs Sovereignty: the Singapore-Malaysia water issue

Singapore — Of all the pressing issues between Singapore and Malaysia, the one that is blowing hottest at the moment is the water issue...

Malaysian Foreign Minister says Vivian Balakrishnan’s comments regarding water issue are “reckless”

Kuala Lumpur—The Foreign Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, was evidently unhappy with how his Singaporean counterpart deemed the water agreement between the two...

Chief Minister Osman Sapian says Johor will stop relying on Singapore for treated water

Johor Bahru – The state government of Johor has plans to become self-sufficient in terms of treated water supply without the need to purchase...

Vivian Balakrishnan: Dr. Mahathir calling 1962 Water Agreement ‘morally wrong’ are strong words intended...

Singapore – During his ministry’s Committee of Supply debate on Friday, March 1, Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan called out Dr. Mahathir’s comments on...

Malaysia to push SG for review of water price, current rate ‘unreasonable’

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad recently cited that Malaysia will be negotiating with Singapore to pay a more realistic water price with regard...
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