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Singapore-Australia partnership greater than the sum of its parts: PM Lee

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 08:52
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Australia is more than 10,000 times the size of Singapore, and has abundant natural resources, while Singapore has none. The societies of both countries are also quite different in their make up, with Australia mostly Anglo-Saxon and Singapore Asian.

[CANBERRA] Australia is more than 10,000 times the size of Singapore, and has abundant natural resources, while Singapore has none. The societies of both countries are also quite different in their make up, with Australia mostly Anglo-Saxon and Singapore Asian.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pointed to these differences on Wednesday as he spoke about how they belie the shared outlook and ethos of both countries that have led to a "deep friendship".

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