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Yearbook 2007

Singapore. In April, Singapore and Indonesia signed a long-awaited extradition agreement from Indonesia. According to CountryAAH, Indonesia had wanted since the Asian crisis in 1997 that Singapore could extradite corruption-suspected Indonesian businessmen who have taken refuge in the neighboring country.

2007 Singapore

On April 13, the country's government banned seven members of the European Parliament, a Cambodian parliamentarian and a Philippine congresswoman from speaking at a democracy forum organized by the Singaporean opposition party SDP. According to the government, the speakers' comments were not of "public interest".

The world's largest passenger aircraft, the newly built Airbus A380, made its first commercial flight from Singapore to Sydney in October. The plane was owned by Singapore Airlines, which, after heavy delays, had the so-called Superjumbon delivered just over a week earlier. The airline tickets were sold through a charity auction on the Internet. The most expensive tickets went for over US $ 100,000. On board the Superjumbon, there is room for 850 passengers.

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