• Short Summary

    AUSTRALIA'S SIR ARTHUR TANGE, ON NOVEMBER 16, VISITED KONKAEN PROVINCE WHERE HE SAW AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS SUPERVISING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE.

  • Description

    AUSTRALIA'S SIR ARTHUR TANGE, ON NOVEMBER 16, VISITED KONKAEN PROVINCE WHERE HE SAW AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS SUPERVISING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE.

    THE HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE -- 58 KILOMETRES AND 30 KILOMETRES LONG RESPECTIVELY -- ARE BEING BUILT UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN AID SCHEME.

    SIR ARTHUR, WHO WAS ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S DELEGATES TO THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED COLOMBO PLAN CONFERENCE HELD IN BANGKOK, FLEW TO CHIANGMAI THE FOLLOWING DAY, NOVEMBER 17.

    IN A CERAMICS FACTORY HERE, HE WATCHED WITH GREAT INTEREST SKILLED CRAFTSMEN AT WORK.

    LATER AT A WOOD CARVING FACTORY, SIR ARTHUR SAW SCULPTORS CARVING MINIATURE ELEPHANTS AND LORD BUDDHA'S BURSTS FROM TEAK WOOD.HE ALSO EXAMINED SOME OF THE FINISHED CARVINGS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2BGZIW2VASSJG8LDWO2WOKGHN
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BGZIW2VASSJG8LDWO2WOKGHN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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