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Daily Archives: 2007-05-28

Singapore-Indonesian treaties: Is the light at the end of the tunnel a train?

By Gerald Giam Indonesia has been seeking an Extradition Treaty (ET) with Singapore for the past 34 years. However, since the 1997-98 Asian Financial Crisis this issue has risen to the top of Indonesia's foreign policy agenda with Singapore. During the crisis, it is believed that many corrupt Indonesian businessmen absconded to Singapore with millions of dollars stolen from banks. …

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