Month: November 2017

Foreign Affairs Cup: Fought with Heart & Passion!

On the Saturday of 28th October 2017, four diplomatic corp teams showed up each led by: Ambassador Tumur Lkhagvadorj (Mongolia), Ambassador Zenon Kosiniak-Kamysz (Poland), Ambassador Nathan Wolf (Mexico) and Ambassador Andy Detaille (Belgium) led what was affectionately called the Kazkastan. The Mongolia team was made up of diplomats from: Mongolia, Israel, Timor-Leste, Poland and the USA. The Polish team was made up of diplomats from the Polish and French Embassies while the Mexico-led team had diplomats from all over Latin America including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Peru. The Kazkastan included Kazkastan, Russia and Belgium. The tournament followed the standard FIFA Futsal...

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RISING 50 FUN RUN
(10 Dec)

RISING 50 FUN RUN To mark the 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations of Indonesia and Singapore, the Indonesian Embassy here with Havelocity is organising the Fun Run with musical performances and food bazaar at the finish line.. All are welcome to register @ S$35 per person. Each successful registration (non-Indonesian) will be awarded a return Ferry Fare Singapore – Batam plus a Massage Package! To register visit:...

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ST ANDREWS BALL 2017
(25 Nov)

ST ANDREWS BALL 2017 at the Shangrila Singapore celebrates the patron saint of Scotland with a seven-course feast, freeflowing drinks, the Ghurka Pipes and Drums, and dancing until the wee small hours to a live band. It’s black tie, ball gowns and a touch of tartan. For more info: www.standrewssociety.org.sg or...

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ICE IN THE TROPICS A Canada 150 – Finland 100 Singapore Arctic Collaboration

High Commission of Canada and Embassy of Finland jointly organized a seminar “Ice in the Tropics” and “Artic Photography Exhibit”, which was also supported by Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 9 November, 2017. A fascinating afternoon of expert discussions on climate change in the Arctic at the National Museum of Singapore on November 9, from 1.30pm-6:30pm. Visiting expert speakers from Canada and Finland joined local Arctic experts to discuss the impact of climate change in the Arctic on the environment, economy, geopolitical context, and local communities. The seminar also included presentations on the implications of climate change in the...

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PA Seeks to Strengthen Economic Cooperation & Integration Among its Members

PA is a strategic platform for in-depth economic and commercial integration with a clear focus on the AsiaPacific region. It was founded six years ago by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Currently Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore are seeking ‘Associate Country’ status in the Alliance. The above mentioned four Latin American embassies here together with IE Singapore organised a seminar on Trade and Investment Opportunities with the PA on 28th September 2017. Along with the ambassadors, the seminar speakers also included HE Peter Govindasamy, Director of International Trade Cluster, Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry and Chief Negotiator...

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