Lianhe Zaobao: What is the motivation for Mahathir to re-enter the two countries?

Year: 2018

On 10 December 2018, FMG CEO Devadas was featured on Singapore Press Holdings’ Chinese Media Group NewsHub, Lianhe Zaobao.

FMG CEO Devadas Krishnadas said that “Singapore has developed resilience in water and food supply. These are no longer pressure points which imperil Singapore’s present or future. In his view, it is more appropriate to regard Malaysia’s actions as a concerted attempt to exercise dominance over Singapore and create issues in the bilateral relationship which distract the attention of Malaysians from the domestic challenges and the shortcomings of the current Malaysian government in meeting their political commitments to the Malaysian electorate.

Singapore is consistent in taking a principles based approach to resolving bilateral challenges. It acts according to international law and its responses to provocations can be expected to be calibrated and professional. The real test is whether the leadership has the resolve to pursue the calibration to its fullest extent if circumstances require.”

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