I found the following article in my old repository, which I wrote when I was a correspondent for Bernama in Singapore. It was published on 4 August 2007, about 10 years ago:
Title: Reaching a new high in Malaysia-Singapore relations
SOMETIMES, CIRCUMSTANCES HAVE it that you just can’t help but overhear what other people say even when you try not to listen to them.
Like this one between two men in their 50’s who were talking animatedly as the bus that would take them to Johor Baharu from Singapore was approaching the Woodlands checkpoint.
The topic: Singapore-Malaysia relations and whether things have returned to normal again.
The other man chuckled as he said that returning to normal relations was not necessarily a good thing. [Read more…]