• Short Summary

    LIKE MOST COUNTRIES WHICH HAVE ACCORDED RECOGNITION TO SINGAPORE FOLLOWING HER SEPARATION FROM THE FEDERATION, MALAYSIA HAS BEGUN MAKING TOP-LEVEL REPRESENTATION IN THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATE.

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    LIKE MOST COUNTRIES WHICH HAVE ACCORDED RECOGNITION TO SINGAPORE FOLLOWING HER SEPARATION FROM THE FEDERATION, MALAYSIA HAS BEGUN MAKING TOP-LEVEL REPRESENTATION IN THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATE.TODAY, THE ACTING MALAYSIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER, MR.HARUN BIN DATO MUDA IBRAHIM CALLED ON THE SINGAPORE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS MR.S.RAJARATNAM.

    MALAYSIAN AND SINGAPORE NAMED THEIR HIGH COMMISSIONERS FOR EACH TERRITORY ON TUESDAY.IT WAS THE ISLAND'S FIRST FOREIGN AFFAIRS ACT OF INDEPENDENCE SINCE ITS SEPARATION FROM MALAYSIA ON MONDAY (AUGUST 9).

    SINGAPORE'S COMMISSIONER TO KUALA LUMPUR IS MR.KO TECK KIN, A CHINESE MILLIONAIRE BUSINESSMAN AND FORMER SENATOR.

    AT TODAY'S PRESS CONFERENCE, THE SINGAPORE PRIME MINISTER, MR.LEE KUAN YEW DREW SIGNIFICANCE FROM A STATEMENT MADE BY THE INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR.SUBANDRIO, THAT INDONESIA'S CRUSH MALAYSIA POLICY WOULD CONTINUE, BUT IT DID NOT INCLUDE SINGAPORE.THIS, MR.LEE SAID, WAS A SIGNIFICANT ??? AND NOT ACCIDENTAL.

    CONTINUING, MR.LEE SAID IN THE END SINGAPORE WOULD CONVINCE INDONESIA THAT AS NEIGHBOURS IT SHOULD LIVE IN PEACE WITH "US BECAUSE IT IS THE BEST THING FOR BOTH OF US".SINGAPORE, HE ADDED, WOULD ONE DAY REJOIN MALAYSIA, BUT ON DIFFERENT TERMS.

    MEANWHILE, THE GBP47-THOUSAND STERLING INDONESIAN BUILDING WHICH WAS TAKEN OVER BY THE MALAYSIAN CENTRAL GOVERNMENT SOON AFTER INDONESIA LAUNCHED HER CONFRONTATION, HAS BEEN RETURNED TO THE SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT.THE MALAYSIAN INFORMATION BUREAU WHICH MOVED IN LAST MONTH, HAS EVACUATED FROM THE PREMISES TODAY.THE BUILDING WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN OCCUPIED BY THE INDONESIAN EMBASSY.SINCE THE FORMATION OF MALAYSIA, THE BUILDING HAS BEEN UNOCCUPIED SINCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8NR5F2CTPMVUD2CZWRJXQ5MYF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8NR5F2CTPMVUD2CZWRJXQ5MYF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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