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MFA: Situation In Pakistan Being Closely Monitored

Saturday, 29 December 2007, 5:11 am | Government of Singapore

Singaporeans intending to travel to Pakistan should reconsider their travel plans if there are no pressing reasons for them to do so at this stage. Should they decide to travel to Pakistan, they should closely monitor news on developments there. More >>

MFA Statement: Assassination Of Benazir Bhutto

Saturday, 29 December 2007, 5:07 am | Government of Singapore

"Singapore is shocked and horrified at the suicide bomb attack that claimed the lives of Ms Benazir Bhutto and other victims. We strongly condemn these murders. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of Ms Bhutto and other victims." More >>

Singapore & India Revise CECA Tariff Concessions

Monday, 24 December 2007, 3:29 pm | Government of Singapore

Singapore and India have signed the Protocol to amend the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) to further liberalise the tariff concessions for Singapore's exports to India under CECA. More >>

Singapore, Thailand, US In Trilateral Air Exercise

Thursday, 20 December 2007, 7:29 am | Government of Singapore

The opening ceremony of Exercise Cope Tiger, an annual trilateral exercise between Singapore, Thailand and the United States, was conducted at Paya Lebar Airbase today. The opening ceremony was officiated by Chief of Air Force of the Republic of Singapore ... More >>

Commander Of The US Pacific Fleet Visits Singapore

Monday, 3 December 2007, 4:39 pm | Government of Singapore

Admiral Willard's visit underscores the excellent defence relationship between the United States and Singapore, and the long-standing co-operation between the US PACFLT and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). More >>

Singapore's Raymond Lim At Intl Maritime Org Meet

Tuesday, 20 November 2007, 3:56 pm | Government of Singapore

Shipping remains the most environmentally-friendly mode of international transportation today. There is no viable alternative that can support the enormous movement of goods and resources between countries today with less impact on the environment. More >>

US Pacific Command Commander Visits Singapore

Tuesday, 20 November 2007, 11:27 am | Government of Singapore

Admiral Keating's visit underscores the excellent bilateral defence relationship between the US and Singapore. The Singapore Armed Forces and US PACOM interact extensively through visits, bilateral and multilateral exercises, and professional exchanges. More >>

Speech By Singapore Defence Chief At ASEAN Meet

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 10:49 am | Government of Singapore

Let me first warmly welcome all of you to Singapore for the Second ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting. I trust that all of you had a good rest last night, and for those who might have arrived a little earlier, I hope you had a chance to tour the city More >>

Singapore, Australia Conduct Joint CBRE Exercises

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 10:47 pm | Government of Singapore

This year's exercise scenario focused on responses to a clandestine laboratory suspected of making chemical and radiological devices, and allowed both armed forces to enhance and sharpen their preventive and response capabilities in working together to counter ... More >>

Singapore Hosts The 13th ASEAN Transport Meeting

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 3:05 pm | Government of Singapore

Transport Ministers from the 10 ASEAN countries are expected to endorse the adoption of several cooperative frameworks among the ASEAN member countries, and between ASEAN and its dialogue partners, China and Japan. More >>

SAF Medical Team Returns From Afghanistan

Monday, 13 August 2007, 5:23 pm | Government of Singapore

The Singapore Armed Forces five-man medical team returned to Singapore today after completing a dental project in Bamiyan Province, Afghanistan, where they had been deployed as part of the New Zealand Defence Force Reconstruction Team. More >>

Vietnam Prime Minister On Visit To Singapore

Monday, 13 August 2007, 5:13 pm | Government of Singapore

PM of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr Nguyen Tan Dung will make an Introductory Visit to Singapore from 13-14 August 2007, at the invitation of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Mr Dung was appointed Prime Minister on 27 June 2006. More >>

Singapore Delegates To Attend ILO Asian Forum

Monday, 13 August 2007, 5:07 pm | Government of Singapore

Singapore Delegates Attend The International Labour Organisation Asian Regional Forum On Growth, Employment And Decent Work, 13 - 15 August 2007, Beijing, People's Republic Of China More >>

Speech: Lee Hsien Loong PM, Singapore National Day

Thursday, 9 August 2007, 6:24 pm | Government of Singapore

"We celebrate National Day in a happy mood. It has been another good year for Singapore. We have had four good years of growth. Our athletes are winning medals. Our chefs are winning culinary contests. Our entrepreneurs are launching new businesses." More >>

Speech By Singapore PM At ASEAN Day Lecture

Wednesday, 8 August 2007, 4:29 pm | Government of Singapore

We are celebrating 40 years of unity. ASEAN has come a long way since the Bangkok Declaration in 1967. Against the backdrop of the Cold War, and with regional disputes still fresh in memory, ASEAN began with the modest aim. More >>