• Short Summary

    Newspapers throughout Asia are still carrying the news of the death of the Chinese leader, Chairman Mao Tse-Tung and the possible consequences of a new Chinese leadership.

  • Description

    Newspapers throughout Asia are still carrying the news of the death of the Chinese leader, Chairman Mao Tse-Tung and the possible consequences of a new Chinese leadership.

    In Malaysia, as in all other country's with diplomatic relations with China, the flags at the Chinese Embassy are all lowered to half mast. Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Hussein Onn, visited the Chinese Embassy accompanied by other leading Malaysian government Minsters. They passed on the condolences and sympathies of the Malaysian people to the government and people of China on the death of their leader. Datuk Hussein also signed a message of condolence on behalf of the Malaysian people.

    In Singapore, the flag at the Bank of China was flying at half mast. Wreaths were laid outside the bank, many of them unsigned.

    Despite the several anonymous wreaths, wreaths, people queued to sign a special boo, in the Bank signifying their sympathies for the Chinese people on the death of Chairman Mao.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA832HP9VHKTRLOI5F4WLWH0K0F
    Media URN:
    VLVA832HP9VHKTRLOI5F4WLWH0K0F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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