In the case of Konfrontasi, Singapore was faced for the first time with the reality of its own vulnerability as powers far greater than itself battled for regional supremacy. -ST

The bombing that shook Singapore

A bomb had gone off along Orchard Road, and there were civilian casualties. -ST
However, the name of the ship would remain as KRI Usman Harun, which was named in honour of the two Indonesia marines responsible for the MacDonald House bombing. -ST

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Indonesia had named a navy frigate after two Indonesian marines behind a 1965 bombing in Singapore. -TNP
Gen Moeldoko told reporters that the "apology", made in an interview with CNA broadcast on Tuesday, was misinterpreted. -ST
Dr Ng said that General Moeldoko's apology on Monday was "a constructive gesture" to improve defence ties between the two nations. -ST
Singapore's cooperation and activities with Indonesian Armed Forces to resume. -ST

The bombing that shook Singapore

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