Preparations for terrorist attacks have increased in the Straits of Malacca as a result of intelligence suggesting plans for attacks on oil tankers are imminent, according to The Straits Times.
The Straits of Malacca are a key shipping route for goods in Asia, particularly oil, and this latest threat level increase has put Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia on a front footing.
There is concern that the threat of an attack could have an impact on trade in what is the world’s top container port, Singapore.
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