Singapore gets Pedra Branca: What's next?
I Made Andi Arsana
PREMIUM A big decision has been made. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) decided to award contested Pedra Branca (PB) island to Singapore on May 23, 2008. This was not a complete defeat for Malaysia since it gained Middle Rocks. Meanwhile, the sovereignty of South Ledge remains undecided. The 28-year ownership dispute over these three islands in the eastern entrance of Singapore Strait was ...