The Star Online, 29 Apr 2014
Malaysia ranked 38th out of 106 countries in terms of military strength according to a report published by Global Firepower (GFP).
Malaysia’s ranking placed it five places ahead of neighbour Singapore at 44.
According to the survey, Malaysia also outranked Norway (which came in at 39), Ethiopia (40) and South Africa (41).
In the Asean sphere, aside from Singapore, Malaysia also beat out the likes of Cambodia (at 82) and Laos (102), but lost to Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines, which came in at 23, 24 and 37 respectively. Full story