Singapore acknowledges 138 Singapore-based entities involved in Myanmar’s military junta supply chain amid international probe

Singapore has revealed the identification of 91 more entities involved in supplying Myanmar’s military, as investigations continue.

Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan assures actions against any violators to prevent arms transfers.

S’pore to give Myanmar 250,000 COVID-19 tests, 1 million surgical masks & 200,000 bottles of hand sanitiser

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

S’pore & Japan launch Residence Track for business professionals who are work pass holders

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

Singapore & Japan to resume essential business travel on 18 September

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