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Indonesia skips airshow amid name row

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Indonesian defence officials have pulled out of this week's Singapore Airshow, Jakarta said on Sunday, as a row over the controversial naming of an Indonesian warship shows no sign of abating. 

A worker peers out at the side of various airlines models on display at the exhibition centre ahead of the Singapore's Airshow on Sunday. (Photo by AFP)

The Southeast Asian neighbours are locked in a bitter dispute over the Indonesian navy's decision to name a refurbished frigate after two marines who staged a deadly bombing in Singapore in the 1960s.

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