Foreign News: Singapore

Ramsay MacDonald's Labor Government has abandoned the project (TIME, Dec 29) of the British Admiralty to construct a gigantic naval base at Singapore, the great British port at the tip of the Malay Peninsula. Announcement of this decision was made to the House of Commons by Secretary for Admiralty Amery in introducing the Navy Appropriations Bill.

Said the Premier: "We stand for a foreign policy of international co-öperation through a strengthened and enlarged League of Nations, which will make possible a comprehensive agreement on elimination of armaments."

The idea of a Singapore base...

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