Singapore to carry out land reclamation on island formerly claimed by Malaysia

by Ridzwan Rahmat

The Singapore government will proceed with its plan to begin land reclamation works on Pedra Branca: a rocky South China Sea island located at the eastern approach to the Singapore Strait.

The reclamation will be carried out as part of development works to enhance maritime safety and security, and improve search-and-rescue capabilities in the area, Singapore's Ministry of National Development (MND) announced on 5 July.

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