Malaysian Minister of Defence Hishammuddin Hussein said his country would implement new measures to strengthen security in the Sabah sea, including the fight against the so-called Islamic State and terrorist groups in southern Philippines.
Malaysia plans to establish a new army camp in Hutan Melintang, Bagan Datoh, and Perak to protect its sea and land borders from the self-styled Islamic State (IS).
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plays a central role in dealing with regional issues, according to Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein.
Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein and his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan vowed to deepen bilateral defense cooperation during their meeting in Kuala Lumpur on November 5.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will visit a U.S. aircraft carrier transiting the East Sea on November 5, a move sure to raise the ire of China as tensions between Washington and Beijing simmer over the disputed waterway.
The third ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) kicked off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 4 to seek measures to ensure regional security.
Defence ministers from ten ASEAN member states and their partners will talk over measures to boost security and defence cooperation for regional peace, sustainability and development during the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Retreat and the ADMM Plus which are slated for early next month.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on September 30 that his country needs three years to completely put an end to forest fires which have been occurring more frequently in recent years.
(VOV) - Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh on March 18 made a telephone call on the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 plane with his Malaysian counterpart Hishammuddin Hussein.