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Overseas Travel – Be Informed & Be Safe [18 November 2017]

In 2017, there have been various attacks on civilian targets which affected areas popular with tourists and locals. Widely-reported incidents in recent months include the attacks in Lower Manhattan in New York (31 October 2017), at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas (1 October 2017), at Las Ramblas street in Barcelona (17 August 2017), at the London Bridge and Borough Market in London (3 June 2017), and at the Drottninggatan street in Stockholm (7 April 2017).


As a precaution during this holiday travel season, we advise Singaporeans of the following:


·        Purchase comprehensive travel insurance and be familiar with the terms and coverage.


·        Take a few minutes to eRegister with MFA (online or via the MFA@SG mobile app).


·        Always take care of your personal safety, and remain vigilant and alert to local security developments.


·        Obey the laws and respect the local customs of the countries you are visiting.


·        Keep your passport and identity card separate to minimise the risk of you losing both your ID documents.


·        Never carry too much cash and valuables. Never leave your valuables unattended.


·        Make sure you know the local rules of the road. Ensure that you, your passengers and the vehicle are covered by insurance.


·        Exercise caution around large gatherings and avoid locations known for demonstrations or disturbances.


·        Monitor the local news and heed the instructions of the local authorities in an emergency.


·        Stay in touch with your family and friends in Singapore so that they know you are safe.  Inform them of your whereabouts and activities.


In the event that you require consular assistance, please call the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours) at +65-6379 8800/8855, or get in touch with the nearest Singapore Overseas Mission.


MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT

APPOINTMENT OF SINGAPORE’S HONORARY CONSUL IN MUNICH, GERMANY

          The Government of the Republic of Singapore, with the agreement of the Federal Government of Germany, has appointed Prof. Dr. h.c. Roland Berger as Singapore’s Honorary Consul in Munich, with jurisdiction in the Free State of Bavaria.

Singapore has thus far been represented in Germany by our Ambassador in Berlin as well as our Honorary Consuls in Stuttgart and Hamburg.  This appointment, taking place in the year during which Singapore and Germany are celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations, will further strengthen Singapore’s representation in Germany.

          Prof. Berger, 78, founded the Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in 1967.  He has been its Honorary Chairman since 2010. With 50 offices across 36 countries today, the Roland Berger GmbH provides management consultancy to leading international industrial and service enterprises and public institutions.  Prof. Berger had also served as the Honorary Consul-General of Finland from 1999 to 2015.

          The address of the Office of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Singapore in Munich, Germany, is as follows:

Office of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Singapore

Address                                            :  Maximilianstraße 32, 80539 Munich

Opening Hours                                 :  Tuesday 9.00am -12.00 noon                                                       
                                                            Wednesday 12.30pm to 3:30pm                                                                     
                                                            Thursday 12.30pm to 3:30pm

Telephone                                         : +49 89 215 454 23 0

Fax                                                    : +49 89 215 454 23 1

Email                                                : honorarkonsul.singapur.muc@mfa.sg

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

29 DECEMBER 2015

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT

 

ASEM SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF WASTEWATER AND SANITATION

26 TO 27 JUNE 2015

 

 

                The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Sustainable Management of Wastewater and Sanitation is being held in Singapore from 26 to 27 June 2015.  It is co-organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National University of Singapore, and co-sponsored by the Republic of India and the Kingdom of Norway. 

 

                The seminar provides a platform for an exchange of views and experiences on best practices amongst policymakers, researchers and operational experts.  Its main objectives are to share technical expertise and solutions in wastewater management and sanitation, and to foster closer Asia-Europe cooperation.  More than a hundred participants from Asia and Europe are participating in the seminar.  Additional information on the event can be obtained from: http://www.aseminfoboard.org/events/asem-seminar-sustainable-management-wastewater-and-sanitation.

 

                PUB Singapore Deputy Chief Executive (Operations) Mr Tan Yok Gin delivered the keynote speech at the opening ceremony this morning.   The transcript of his speech is attached.

 

 

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

26 JUNE 2015

 

 

Information for Travellers to Singapore

 

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Address:
Voßstraße 17
10117 Berlin
Federal Republic of Germany

Tel:
(49)(30) 226 343 - 0

Emergency Contact for Singaporeans in Germany:

+49 (0) 152-2341-2182
(Please note that this number is only in use outside the Embassy’s normal operating hours.  The Duty Officer’s priority is to handle emergency or urgent consular cases, especially from Singaporeans in Germany. We ask that all non-urgent and general enquiries (e.g., visas) be directed to our main line during office hours or via email.)

Fax:
(49)(30) 226 343 75

Email:
singemb_ber@mfa.sg

Operational Hours:
Mon - Fri
9.00 am - 1.00 pm;
1.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Closed on Sat and Sun, German public holidays and Singapore's National Day (9 August)

Visa Hours:
Mon, Tues , Thurs , Fri - 9.30am to 12.30pm
Wed 2pm to 4.30 pm

How to find us:

The Embassy is located just off Potsdamer Platz (opposite the Berlin Marriott Hotel). The nearest underground (U-Bahn) station is Potsdamer Platz or Mohrenstrasse on the U2 line.

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