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02 Jun 2020

Letter to the Editor - New York Times Magazine

Singapore Ambassador to the United States Ashok Kumar Mirpuri responds to the New York Times Magazine May 20 article “A Sudden Coronavirus Surge Brought Out Singapore’s Dark Side”.

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01 Jun 2020

Ongoing Protests in the US

There have been a number of protests and clashes in several U.S. cities. In view of the on-going developments and the fluid situation, you should avoid areas where demonstrations are occurring, monitor local news closely, and observe city curfews and instructions from the local authorities. Please take necessary precautions for your personal safety, especially if you have to be in the vicinity of demonstrations. Please consider staying in touch with your family and friends who may be concerned about your well-being.

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27 May 2020

Letter to the Editor - Foreign Policy

Singapore Ambassador to the United States, Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, wrote to Foreign Policy in response to the article “Singapore is trying to forget migrant workers are people” published on 6 May 2020. Foreign Policy refused to publish Ambassador Mirpuri’s letter to the editor despite previously carrying letters to the editor from Ambassadors accredited to the United States and spokespersons from various Ministries of Foreign Affairs in 2019. Read the full text of Ambassador Mirpuri’s letter.

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04 May 2020

Letter to the Editor - Washington Post (4 May 2020)

Singapore Ambassador to the United States Ashok Kumar Mirpuri responds to the Washington Post April 22 news article "Migrant workers bear the brunt of Singapore's outbreak".

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21 Apr 2020

PM Lee on the COVID-19 Situation in Singapore on 21 April 2020

PM Lee Hsien Loong's remarks on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in Singapore, delivered on 21 April 2020.

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