• Short Summary

    A HUGE CROWD GATHERED OUTSIDE THE NEW TRADE UNION HOUSE WHICH WAS OPENED IN SINGAPORE YESTERDAY (OCTOBER 15) BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    1.
    CU SIGNBOARD "TRADE UNION HOUSE"
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    2.
    LS TRADE UNION HOUSE
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    3.
    MCU PRIME MINISTER OF SINGAPORE, MR. LEE KUAN YEW, ARRIVES FOR THE OPENING
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    4.
    MCU CROWD OUTSIDE THE UNION HOUSE CHEER AS LEE ARRIVES
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    5.
    MCU LEE WAVES BACK
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    6.
    MCU LEE GREETS THE DELEGATES (TWO SHOTS)
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    7.
    MCU CROWD
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    8.
    MS LEE CUTS THE RIBBON
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    9.
    LS DELEGATES AND LOCAL TRADE UNION MEMBERS INSIDE THE HALL
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    10.
    MCU LEE ADDRESSES
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    11.
    MS DELEGATES CLAPPING
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    12.
    MS FORMER SECRETARY-GENERAL OF NATIONAL TRADES UNION CONGRESS, MR. DEVAN NAIR, ADDRESSES THE GATHERING
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    13.
    MCU AFRICAN DELEGATES
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    14.
    CU NAIR AGAIN
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    15.
    MS DELEGATES
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    16.
    LS DELEGATES AND LOCAL TRADE UNION MEMBERS
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    17.
    MS DELEGATES AT COCKTAIL PARTY
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    18.
    MS NAIR WITH THE DELEGATES
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    19.
    MCU AUSTRALIAN LABOUR PARTY DELEGATION LEADER, CYRIL WYNDHAM, WITH OTHER
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    20.
    MS LEE TALKING TO DELEGATES
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    Background: A HUGE CROWD GATHERED OUTSIDE THE NEW TRADE UNION HOUSE WHICH WAS OPENED IN SINGAPORE YESTERDAY (OCTOBER 15) BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. LEE KUAN YEW.

    THIS CONTEMPORARY STYLE BUILDING IS FOR ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND WORKERS WHO BELONG TO THE NATIONAL TRADE UNION CONGRESS IN SINGAPORE WHICH HAS BEEN MORE THAN FIFTY TRADE UNION AFFILIATES.

    MORE THAN FORTY DELEGATES FROM AFRO ASIAN STATES WHO ATTENDED THE OFFICIAL OPENING HEARD THE PRIME MINISTER OF SINGAPORE MR. LEE YEW AND THE FORMER SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE SINGAPORE NATIONAL TRADES UNION CONGRESS CALL ON THE WORKERS AS WELL AS THE DELEGATES TO WORK TOWARDS A FREE AND DEMOCRATIC TRADE UNION MOVEMENT THROUGHOUT AFRO ASIA. THEY SAID THAT THERE WOULD EMERGE CONSTRUCTIVE THOUGHT AND CREATIVE ACTION TO PUT SINGAPORE, TOO, FIRMLY ON ITS CHOSEN ROAD TO A DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST PATTERN OF SOCIETY.

    SINGAPORE IS ALSO TRYING TO PROJECT ITS IMAGE ON THE AFRO ASIAN STATES AND GAIN ITS SUPPORT IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE OPENING CEREMONY WAS THE SIX-MAN AUSTRALIAN LABOUR PARTY DELEGATION, CURRENTLY TOURING SOUTH EAST ASIA MEETING GOVERNMENT MINISTERS, TRADE UNION OFFICIALS AND OPPOSITION LEADERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA48Y78WH4N28AZL68ZO36M1BEZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA48Y78WH4N28AZL68ZO36M1BEZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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