A humanitarian convoy consisting of diplomats from the Indonesian and Singaporean embassies and officials coordinating humanitarian aid from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) came under fire on Sunday (7 May).
The incident took place in the north-eastern Shan State in Taunggyi district.
Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) had announced earlier today (2 October) that the Singaporean government will be assisting Myanmar in combating COVID-19. In the press statement that was released, Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan had a phone call with State Counsellor of Myanmar, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi today. Both of them “reaffirmed … Read more
As both Singapore and Japan continue to work on the travel exchanges amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) updated on the essential travels earlier today (25 September). The MFA announced the launch of a Residence Track between Singapore and Japan, in addition to the Business Track (also known as the Reciprocal … Read more
Following the meeting between Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan back in August, it was reported that both nations will allow essential cross-border travels as early as September. Earlier today (11 September), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had released a press statement announcing the resumption of essential business travel … Read more