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    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew had an hour of talks on South East Asian affairs Monday night with Thai Premier Kukrit Pramoj in Bangkok.

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    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew had an hour of talks on South East Asian affairs Monday night with Thai Premier Kukrit Pramoj in Bangkok.

    Thai Foreign Minister Chatichai Choonhavan said the talks, followed by an informal dinner at Mr. Kukrit's suburban villa, centred on economic issues that will be raised at next months' summit in Bali, Indonesia, of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

    Lee Kwan Yew arrived in Bangkok on Monday (January 19) for talks on ASEAN with Thai leaders.

    When Mr. Lee's plane touched down the Bangkok International Airport, about 50 students from vocational schools carried banners reading "Welcome to Thailand" while about 40 of the National Students Centre of Thailand had banners with slogans such as "Stop Suppression of Students and the People" and "Free All Political Prisoners."
    He was welcomed at Don Muong Airport by Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj and Foreign Minister Chatichai Choonhavan.

    As Mr. Lee talked with Mr. Kukrit and Mr. Chatichai in the VIP lounge, the students jostled for position on road outside the airport, but no incidents were reported.

    Mr. Lee was driven past the students without stopping from the airport after delivered a terse comment to waiting newsmen on the demonstration "Student should have reasons for their protest."
    SYNOPSIS: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew had an hour of talks on South East Asian affairs on Monday night with Thai Premier Kukrit Pramoj in Bangkok.

    Thai Foreign Minister Chatichai Choonhavan said the talks, followed by an informal dinner at Mr. Kukrit's suburban villa, centred on economic issues that will be raised at next month's summit in Bali, Indonesia, of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

    Lee Kwan Yew arrived in Bangkok on Monday, (January 19) for talks on ASEAN with Thai leaders.

    When Mr Lee(s plane touched down the Bangkok International Airport, about 50 students from vocational schools carried banners reading "Welcome to Thailand", while about 40 of the National Students Centre of Thailand had banners with slogans such as "Stop Suppression of Students and the People' and "Free All Political Prisoners."
    He was welcomed at Don Muong Airport by Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj and Foreign Minister Chatichai Choonnavan.

    As Mr. Lee talked with Mr. Kukrit and Mr. Chatichai in the VIP lounge, the students jostled for position on the road outside the airport, but no incidents were reported. Mr. Lee was driven past' the students without stopping from the airport. Afterwards he delivered a terse comment to waiting newsmen on the demonstration:
    "Students should have reasons for their protest".

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    Film ID:
    VLVACBVFU5GQ7BE4L8NFURZ80VFHL
    Media URN:
    VLVACBVFU5GQ7BE4L8NFURZ80VFHL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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