• Short Summary

    MALAYAN PREMIER TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN LED A GOLF TEAM TO HUA-HIN-ON-SEA, THAILAND,TO PLAY A THREE-DAY FRIENDLY GAME WITH THAI FOREIGN MINISTER MR.

  • Description

    MALAYAN PREMIER TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN LED A GOLF TEAM TO HUA-HIN-ON-SEA, THAILAND,TO PLAY A THREE-DAY FRIENDLY GAME WITH THAI FOREIGN MINISTER MR. THANAT KHOMAN BETWEEN DEC. 23 & 25, IN WHICH MR. THANAT'S TEAM WON BY EIGHT GAMES TO ONE.

    THE TUNKU'S TEAM INCLUDED SINGAPORE PREMIER MR. LEE KUAN YEW AND THAI AMBASSADOR IN MALAYA THITTINAN NA RANONG.

    THE THAI TEAM INCLUDED SECRETARY GENERAL OF SEATO MR. POTE SARASIN, THE BURMESE AND KOREAN AMBASSADORS IN THAILAND.

    THE TEAMS PLAYED TEN GAMES IN WHICH THE MR. LEE AND SINGAPORE MINISTER FOR FINANCE DR. GOH KENG SWEE WON THE ONLY GAME FOR THE MALAYAN TEAM AGAINST MR. SARASIN AND THE BURMESE AMBASSADOR. IN ANOTHER GAME BETWEEN THE TUNKU AND MR. NA RANONG VS. MR. THANAT AND MALAYAN AMBASSADOR TO THAILAND WAS DRAWN. THE REST OF THE GAMES WERE WON BY THAT TEAMS.

    THE TUNKU SAID ON ARRIVAL AT BANGKOK THAT HE DID NOT GO TO THAILAND FOR ANY DISCUSSIONS OR MEETINGS BUT JUST ON A FRIENDLY VISIT.

    MALAYA AND THAILAND ARE HOWEVER MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH-EAST ASIAN STATES FOR ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL CO-OPERATION ALONG WITH THE PHILIPPINES. AT PRESENT THE SINGAPORE PREMIER MR. LEE IS ALSO DISCUSSING WITH THE TUNKU ON SINGAPORE JOINING PROPOSED MALAYSIA TO BE COMPOSED OF MALAYA, SINGAPORE, SARAWAK, BRUNEI AND NORTH BORNEO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ZROWZQMWC4OTNI8RF6MN9LRB
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ZROWZQMWC4OTNI8RF6MN9LRB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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