Maritime intrusions: Malaysia not powerless, say experts

Faisal Asyraf

Modified 19 Jul 2020, 4:56 am

The intrusion of the China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels into Malaysian waters over 89 times since 2016 does not translate into Malaysia being powerless in defending its territory, said experts.

Universiti Malaya Department of International and Strategic Studies head Roy Anthony Rogers said Malaysia has acted by conveying its displeasure over the encroachments of Beting Patinggi Ali (above), also known as the Luconia Shoals, through diplomatic means.

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