Ministry of Health Singapore - Press Release 31 Jan 20
Ministry of Health Singapore - Press Release 28 Jan 20
To update, the State of Disaster for Victoria has been extended for another 48 hours till midnight of Saturday, 11 Jan 20. New alerts in Victoria have been issued for the region around the fires at Abbeyard and Mt Buffalo. South Australia has also issued an alert for western side of Kangaroo Island.
The latest updates on the bushfire situation are flagged for your information: i) a State of Emergency has been declared in New South Wales, with specific instructions from authorities pertaining to the South Coast; ii) Victoria has also declared a State of Disaster given developments in the East Gippsland region; and iii) the Australian Capital Territory is on a State of Alert. Singaporeans in Australia are reminded to exercise vigilance and note that conditions can differ between regions of Australia, even within the same state or territory.
Major bushfires are currently affecting several states in Australia. Bushfires occur often during the summer months and conditions can change rapidly. Singaporeans are advised to consider the need for travel to the affected areas based on the latest information released by local authorities. Do continue to exercise vigilance and refer to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) website (http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings/index.shtml) for details and updates.
In view of the upcoming school holidays, Singaporeans planning overseas travel are reminded to take the necessary precautions, including being prepared to deal with accidents, natural disasters or terrorist attacks. Singaporeans are also reminded to be familiar with your destination’s local laws and customs restrictions, including immigration procedures and entry requirements.
A Consular official will visit Perth on Wednesday, 11 December 2019, and will take appointments for Singapore passport applications and passport collections! To make an appointment, please contact us at: Tel: 02 6271 2005 Email: email@example.com Find out how to prepare your passport application by clicking on the Consular Services section of this website. Image credit (c) Google Maps
SINGAPORE HIGH COMMISSION’S REBUTTAL TO AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD ON 22 JULY 2019 TITLED “SINGAPORE’S DEATH PENALTY IS BOTH INEFFECTIVE AND INHUMANE”
In view of the upcoming school holidays, Singaporeans planning overseas travel are reminded to take necessary precautions, including being prepared to deal with accidents, natural disasters or terrorism. Singaporeans are also reminded to be familiar with your destination’s local laws and customs restrictions, including immigration procedures and entry requirements.
As part of ongoing efforts to streamline procedures at the checkpoints and facilitate more efficient departure immigration clearance, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) will cease the issuance of departure immigration endorsements (i.e. stamps of departure dates on travel documents) to all foreign travellers departing Singapore from 22 April 2019.
High Commissioner Kwok Fook Seng laid a wreath during the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial on 15 February 2019, commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore. During the Ceremony, we remembered two brothers, Private Arthur Cotton and Private Roy Cotton, who served as part of the 2/19th Australian Infantry Battalion during the Second World War. High Commissioner Kwok was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Pearl Kwok and Defence Adviser Colonel Kevin Chin, who had the opportunity to convey their gratitude to their two sisters and other family members in attendance.