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January 4, 1992 | DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush met today with Prime Minister Goh Chok Tang in a visit designed in large part to emphasize the importance of Southeast Asia as a market for U.S. industry. Bush also announced, as expected, that the two governments had reached agreement to work toward a plan to move some U.S. naval operations to Singapore from Subic Bay in the Philippines by the end of the year.
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January 4, 1992 | DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush met today with Prime Minister Goh Chok Tang in a visit designed in large part to emphasize the importance of Southeast Asia as a market for U.S. industry. Bush also announced, as expected, that the two governments had reached agreement to work toward a plan to move some U.S. naval operations to Singapore from Subic Bay in the Philippines by the end of the year.
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January 11, 1991 | Reuters
A U.S. Air Force general arrived Thursday for four days of talks on increased U.S. use of military facilities in the city-state, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said. The commander of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces, Lt. Gen. J. B. Davis, will discuss with local defense officials implementation of a pact recently signed by the two nations to allow more access by military planes and ships.
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January 3, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When President Bush arrives in Singapore tonight, his visit--the first by a U.S. President--will represent a gesture of American gratitude to this tiny nation for opening its arms to U.S. warships and airplanes at a time when virtually no one else in the region wants them. The Philippines only recently told the United States to withdraw the last of its naval forces from Subic Bay Naval Base within a year, marking the end of nearly a century of U.S. military presence in the country.
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November 3, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When a U.S. naval task force led by the carrier Midway steamed into Singapore's harbor last month on its way to the Middle East, it was an indication of the close military relationship that Washington enjoys with this tiny island nation. But the visit of several thousand U.S.
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July 6, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration is preparing to sign a defense agreement with Singapore that will enable the United States to position warplanes and ships there, a move aimed at reducing American reliance on bases in the Philippines, U.S. officials say.
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January 3, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When President Bush arrives in Singapore tonight, his visit--the first by a U.S. President--will represent a gesture of American gratitude to this tiny nation for opening its arms to U.S. warships and airplanes at a time when virtually no one else in the region wants them. The Philippines only recently told the United States to withdraw the last of its naval forces from Subic Bay Naval Base within a year, marking the end of nearly a century of U.S. military presence in the country.
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November 13, 1990 | Associated Press
Vice President Dan Quayle and Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore signed an agreement today under which U.S. armed forces will have increased use of military bases in Singapore. "The agreement will permit the U.S. Air Force to send aircraft to Singapore several times each year on training deployments of several weeks each," a U.S. Embassy statement said. More U.S. Navy vessels will also visit. The statement said the increase will start in three to six months.
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January 11, 1991 | Reuters
A U.S. Air Force general arrived Thursday for four days of talks on increased U.S. use of military facilities in the city-state, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said. The commander of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces, Lt. Gen. J. B. Davis, will discuss with local defense officials implementation of a pact recently signed by the two nations to allow more access by military planes and ships.
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November 13, 1990 | Associated Press
Vice President Dan Quayle and Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore signed an agreement today under which U.S. armed forces will have increased use of military bases in Singapore. "The agreement will permit the U.S. Air Force to send aircraft to Singapore several times each year on training deployments of several weeks each," a U.S. Embassy statement said. More U.S. Navy vessels will also visit. The statement said the increase will start in three to six months.
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November 3, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When a U.S. naval task force led by the carrier Midway steamed into Singapore's harbor last month on its way to the Middle East, it was an indication of the close military relationship that Washington enjoys with this tiny island nation. But the visit of several thousand U.S.
NEWS
July 6, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration is preparing to sign a defense agreement with Singapore that will enable the United States to position warplanes and ships there, a move aimed at reducing American reliance on bases in the Philippines, U.S. officials say.
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