On May 31, Malaysia’s air defense radar detected “suspicious” flights by 16 People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) planes near Malaysia’s national airspace over the South China Sea. According to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) in a media statement, the Chinese planes, which flew in tactical formation, entered Malaysia’s Flight Information Region and came […]
Author Archives: Ivy Kwek
Ivy Kwek is research director of Research for Social Advancement (REFSA), a Malaysia-based think-tank, and concurrently visiting scholar at National Chengchi University, Taiwan. She was formerly the special functions officer to the deputy defense minister of Malaysia and runs Projek Pertiwi, an online platform that aims to raise awareness on defense and security issues among Malaysian youth.