Four koalas are on their way to Singapore.
Four koalas are on their way to Singapore.

Bishop hands out soft diplomacy to Singapore with koalas

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop will give Singapore four koalas this week to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations during a trip to Asia.

Ms Bishop left for a three-day trip to Singapore, South Korea and Japan on Wednesday to talk business, counter-terrorism and trade.

In South Korea, Ms Bishop will join high-level talks on efforts to fight terrorism, as well as cyber-security and United Nations development goals.

She will also meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to help capitalise on the recent trade agreement.


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