Malaysian FM to meet Indonesian, Thai counterparts on migrants

Malaysia said on May 17 that its foreign minister would meet his Indonesian and Thai counterparts to discuss the surge in stricken boatpeople from Bangladesh and Myanmar flooding to Southeast Asia.
Foreign Minister Anifah Aman was to meet Indonesia's Retno Marsudi in the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu on May 18, a government official said.

Turkey, Indonesia agree to develop medium-weight tank

Turkey and Indonesia have signed an agreement to jointly develop and produce a medium-weight tank, Turkey's Undersecretary for Defense Industries announced on May 7.

The two countries signed an agreement for the design and manufacture of two prototype medium-weight tanks. The intellectual property rights will belong to both countries, the Undersecretary said in a statement.