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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Set up regional crisis centre to tackle disasters, Singapore tells Asean

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 12:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Honolulu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Honolulu Defence minister advocates setting up a regional command control centre to step in when Asean governments are 'overwhelmed' by events Singapore ... up [as needed],” he said. At the Asean gathering in Honolulu, defence ministers welcomed Singapore’s proposal to host the crisis centre at Changi naval base, Ng said. The agenda ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Singapore, Jakarta in diplomatic row over deadly 1965 bombing in city state

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Indonesia dresses twomarines as 1965 bombers A fresh diplomatic row has erupted between Singapore and Indonesia over a 1965 bombing in the city state, after the Indonesian navy dressed two marines as the perpetrators at a defence exhibition. Singapore was "concerned and disappointed" after the two men appeared at the event in Jakarta ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Indonesian military snubs Singapore Airshow over ship naming row

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Indonesia snubs Singapore Airshow over ship row Senior Indonesian military leaders have decided not to attend the Singapore Airshow, Singapore's Ministry of Defence said yesterday, after the eruption of a diplomatic row between the two countries over the naming of a Indonesian naval ship. Singapore's government has been angered by Jakarta's ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Singapore riled by Indonesian plan to name ship after 1965 bombers

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore riled by plan to name ship after bombers Singapore has voiced concerns over Indonesia's reported plans to name a naval ship after marines who were executed for bombing an office complex in the city-state during a period of tense relations in the 1960s. Singapore's foreign ministry said in a statement that Foreign Minister ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Absent China to dominate the agenda at three-day Japan-Asean summit

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 11:05pm by Reuters

    ... such as a post-typhoon loan to the Philippines of US$97 million. Asean comprises Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Japanese Prime Minister ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Hungary reopens its consulate in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... ambition to export 33 per cent of the country's products outside of Europe. This week Hungary publicly backed the early ratification of the EU-Singapore Free-Trade Agreement. Hungary closed ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    With diplomatic 'partnerships', Beijing seeks global ties that can bend

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:08am by Teddy Ng

    ... not explicitly defined. The lowest level generally means the two nations involved will strengthen co-operation on bilateral issues, such as trade. For example, Beijing calls its ties with Singapore ...

  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Joe Biden promises US will remain a power in Pacific region

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore US will stay a Pacific power: Biden The United States will remain a Pacific power, Vice-President Joe Biden vowed yesterday as he credited his country with maintaining peace and stability in the region for decades. Biden, ending a two-day visit to Singapore, said the US presence there had allowed Asia-Pacific nations to focus on growing their economies. ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang mount diplomatic offensive in Southeast Asia

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 04:39am by Teddy Ng

    ... of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore, said China had the advantages of having greater foreign currency reserves and being the biggest trading partner of most Asean countries. ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Washington shutdown a threat to America's standing, John Kerry warns

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 03:37pm by Reuters, AP, Teddy Ng

    ... Singaporean diplomat and dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore, noted that Obama's absence handed President Xi Jinping a chance to fill the void at Apec, while Premier Li ...




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