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Singapore Air Show with the RSAF family day

This weekend (Feb 15-16, 2014) promises to be an exciting weekend for families! The Singapore Air show is here in town, and tickets will be open to the public. As a boy, I remember my parents bringing me to the Army Open House, and although the explosions were LOUD, every young kid just loves the adrenalin of explosions and aeroplanes.

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Indonesian media says S’pore cancelled airshow invite

Indonesian media yesterday reported that Singapore had rescinded an invitation to the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy and his delegation of around 100 junior officers to the Singapore Airshow, which starts tomorrow. An Indonesian Defence Ministry spokesman was reported as saying that he understands that the cancellation was connected to Indonesia’s decision to name a naval warship after two marines responsible for a deadly bombing on MacDonald House in 1965 that left three dead. When contacted by TODAY to confirm if the invite was indeed withdrawn, Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (Mindef) spokesman Kenneth Liow declined to comment. But when pressed, Colonel Liow did not deny the Indonesian reports.

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