• Short Summary

    One hundred and ten delegates from eight countries are attending a five-day conference of the Asia-Pacific Socialist Bureau in Singapore.

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    One hundred and ten delegates from eight countries are attending a five-day conference of the Asia-Pacific Socialist Bureau in Singapore.

    The conference - under the chairmanship of New Zealand's opposition Labour Party leader, Mr Norman Kirk - was opened on Sunday (28 May) by Singapore's Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

    These organisations represented at the conference are the New Zealand labour Party, the Australian Labour Party, the Democratic Action Party of Malaysia, the Japan Democratic Socialist Party, the Socialist Party of Japan, the United Socialist Party of South Korea, the Israel Labour Party, the Socialist Party of India and the Singapore People's Action Party.

    Among topics to be discussed at the conference are the Vietnam war, the possible admission of Bangladesh's Awami Leagus into the Buresu's parent body (Socialist International) and Mr Kirk's call for a nuclear-free zone in the Pacific region.

    The conference ends on June 1st.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEY7XTBWHRTTY321HU4OETBNHT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEY7XTBWHRTTY321HU4OETBNHT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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