Anifah Aman - updates

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Malaysia slams bid to make Sabah the 13th PH state

Jan 31, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Malaysia warns that this proposal, bared by former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel Jr, can harm ties between Manila and Kuala Lumpur

TOP DIPLOMAT. Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman speaks during a trilateral meeting on security in Manila on June 22, 2017. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

ASEAN countries eye fight vs terror in social media

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The Philippines Indonesia and Malaysia will also study a proposal to stop the flow of terrorist financing after a rare security meeting

RARE MEETING. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (C) delivers a joint statement after his meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (L) and Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman (R) in Manila on June 22, 2017. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia to meet on terrorism

Jun 16, 2017 - 4:20 PM

In a meeting hosted by the Philippines the 3 countries top diplomats and security officials aim to forge a team effort against terrorism

TERROR ATTACK. Fire rages in Marawi City on May 23 after an attack by the terrorist Maute Group. File photo from @du_kartoffel

Malaysia summons Philippine diplomat over Sabah

May 25, 2015 - 2:46 PM

The government of Malaysia reiterates its position that Malaysia does not recognize and will not entertain any claims by any party on Sabah

FLEEING SABAH. Filipino evacuees fleeing Sabah arrive in Bongao town in Tawi-Tawi, Philippines, on March 13, 2013. More than 2,000 Filipinos living and working in Sabah have returned to the southern Philippines, fearing reprisals from Malaysian police since many of them did not have proper documents. Photo by Ben Hajan/EPA

Foreign envoys head to Myanmar after boatpeople breakthrough

May 21, 2015 - 11:22 AM

US and Southeast Asian envoys hope to build on a breakthrough in an impasse which has left thousands stranded at sea

AIMLESSLY FLOATING. Refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh are seen in their boat before their rescue by Aceh fisherman in Julok, East Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, May 20, 2015. Stringer/EPA

Malaysia, Indonesia to halt boat push-backs, will take in migrants

May 20, 2015 - 1:57 PM

UPDATED Joint statement: Indonesia and Malaysia agreed to continue to provide humanitarian assistance to those 7 000 irregular migrants still at sea

EMERGENCY MEETING. Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, Retno Marsudi (R); Malaysia, Anifah Aman (C), and Thailand, Tanasak Patimapragorn (L) attend a meeting on human trafficking and people smuggling in Putrajaya, Malaysia, May 20, 2015. Fazry Ismail/EPA

Too early for common Southeast Asia time zone – diplomats

Apr 26, 2015 - 8:48 PM

Malaysia revives an idea mooted in the past for the ASEAN s 10 countries – now spread across 4 different time zones – to synchronize their clocks

Orchids surround the logo of the 26th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 25 April 2015. Fazry Ismail/EPA

China's island-building to loom large at SE Asia summit

Apr 25, 2015 - 11:28 AM

ASEAN states Vietnam the Philippines Malaysia and Brunei claim parts of the strategic South China Sea but Beijing claims nearly all of it and has moved aggressively to back that up

LATEST PHOTOS: The Philippine military shows photos of China's 'massive reclamation activities' in West Philippine Sea. Rappler

Malaysia urges Beijing's cooperation in South China Sea

Apr 23, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Foreign Minister Anifah Aman whose country hosts the ASEAN summit next week also cautions rival claimants to the strategic seaway against taking actions that stoke tensions

KAGITINGAN REEF: Status of reclamation activities in Kagitingan (Fiery Cross) Reef as of December 12, 2014

ASEAN ministers concerned over China reclamation

Jan 28, 2015 - 6:17 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario says ASEAN s inaction on this would undermine the bloc s unity

50% COMPLETE? A runway is believed to be among what China will build at the reclaimed Kagitingan Reef off the coast of Palawan, Philippines.

Malaysia to return envoy wanted in sex case to N. Zealand

Jul 02, 2014 - 6:32 PM

Malaysia s Foreign Minister Anifah Aman conveys the decision to his New Zealand counterpart Murray McCully saying the decision was a clear testament of the excellent bilateral relations

SEX CASE. This general view shows the exterior wall of the High Commission of Malaysia building in Wellington on July 1, 2014. Neil Sands/AFP

Malaysia mum on PH requests, says DFA

Mar 05, 2013 - 4:42 PM

The Philippines insists on giving medical and consular assistance to Filipinos affected by the standoff

MEETING IN KUALA LUMPUR. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert  del Rosario meets (L) meets with Malaysian foreign minister Anifah Aman  (R) in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, March 4. Photo courtesy of DFA