• Short Summary

    SINGAPORE AND INDONESIA WILL SHORTLY RESUME DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS. THE FIRST MOVE TO A SPEEDY RESUMPTION?

  • Description

    SINGAPORE AND INDONESIA WILL SHORTLY RESUME DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS. THE FIRST MOVE TO A SPEEDY RESUMPTION WAS SEEN IN SINGAPORE TODAY (MONDAY), WHEN WORKMEN BEGAN CONVERGING ON THE LONG NEGLECTED INDONESIAN HOUSE.

    THE TASK OF HE WORK MEN IS TO GIVE A FACE-LIFT TO THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR BUILDING WHICH HAD BEEN VACANT SINCE IT WAS COMPLETED IN 1962.

    WHEN PRESIDENT SUKARNO LAUNCHED CONFRONTATION IN 1963, THE BUILDING WAS SEIZED BY THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT. SINGAPORE WAS THEN PART OF THE FEDERATION. BUT WHEN THE ISLAND BROKE AWAY FROM MALAYSIA, SECRET TALKS HAD BEEN HELD BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENTS OF SINGAPORE AND INDONESIA ON THE RETURN OF THE BUILDING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9CK8OMDW3COLAR67FRFXZZQ5C
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CK8OMDW3COLAR67FRFXZZQ5C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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