Tag Archives: MFA

Singapore PM’s Wife Ho Ching Strains Diplomatic Ties With Taiwan Over Masks Donation

Ho Ching, the wife of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, stirred controversy in response to the Taiwanese news article about the face masks being donated to Singapore. She simply wrote "Errrr..." on Facebook. Many Taiwanese netizens expressed their anger and unhappiness with Ho Ching's comment. Faced with such online backlash, keen-eyed netizens noticed that Ho Ching had quietly deleted this controversial Facebook post. There was no official word on why the post was removed.

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MFA ASSISTING 2 S’POREANS IN ABU DHABI, ALREADY MET THEM 4 TIMES

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a statement regarding the 2 Singaporeans jailed for crossdressing in Abu Dhabi. MFA officials met with them on 4 occasions to ensure their well-being and will be giving them consular assistance. It also reminded Singaporeans to respect local laws when they are overseas.

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S’POREANS SHOULD STICK TOGETHER IN DEFIANCE OF CHINA’S BULLYING TACTICS

Singapore should not kowtow to China whenever it is unhappy about issues that Singapore puts forward in its own interests, says a prominent netizen, Andrew Loh. Instead of turning on each other every time the Asian giant rants on its news mouthpiece, The Global Times, Singaporeans should band together instead and stand behind the government when it comes to international disputes.

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SG BASED COMPANY ACCUSED OF WORKING WITH NORTH KOREA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said that it would study a report linking locally based company Glocm, a military equipment company, to North Korea and "take the necessary steps to ensure that Singapore is in compliance with the UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) on the DPRK".

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MFA WARNS OF TERROR ATTACKS TARGETING S’POREANS IN BATAM

The Indonesia media has reported that the Indonesian National Police is currently tracking possible terrorist threats and disturbances in Jakarta and other cities across Indonesia during the forthcoming festive season. The Singapore Consulate in Batam is monitoring the situation closely and will provide relevant updates as and when available.

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MFA: SINGAPOREANS RESIDING NEAR TIANJIN BLAST ARE SAFE & SOUND

According to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), no Singaporeans were reported to have sustained any heavy injuries following the massive explosions that struck the northeastern Chinese port city of Tianjin yesterday night. Official reports maintain that 17 people have died from the blast, while 400 more were hospitalized.

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