Month: February 2018

Opening Night of Smash the Glass Film Festival – 1st March

Invitation from the High Commission of Canada: Opening Night of Smash the Glass Film Festival March 1 at 7:00 pm In celebration of International Women’s Day, the High Commission of Canada in Singapore cordially invites you to the Opening Night of the Smash the Glass Film Festival at The Fullerton Hotel, March 1 at 7:00pm. This event includes a reception, screening of the film Driving with Selvi, and a post-screening discussion with Director Elisa Paloschi, and the film’s protagonist – Selvi. Opening Night Film Synopsis Driving with Selvi is an inspirational film about South India’s first female taxi driver. Selvi is a child bride in a violent marriage. One...

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India Coast Guard Ship Vaibhav visited Singapore

Indian Coast Guard ship Vaibhav called at Singapore from 11 to 14 February 2018. Vaibhav is a 90m long Offshore Patrol Vessel built by Goa Shipyard Ltd and commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard service on 21 May 2013. The ship called at Singapore to build on the close ties the ICG shares with Singapore’s Police Coast Guard. In Singapore the Commanding Officer of ICGS Vaibhav, DIG Arvind Sharma, called on the Commander PCG, SAC Hsu Sin Yun, while the Ship’s crew had extensive interactions and professional exchanges with PCG personnel.  While PCG personnel was toured the Vaibhav, the...

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Sri Lanka Celebrates 70 Years of Independence

SRI Lanka High Commission in Singapore celebrated the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence at the High Commissioner’s Official Residence on 4th February 2018, with a large gathering of the Sri Lankan community in Singapore. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag and the singing of the National Anthem in both Sinhala and Tamil, followed by two minutes silence in remembrance of all who sacrificed their lives for the country and the victims of conflicts. The traditional Oil Lamp was lit by the High Commissioner, H.E. Nimal Weeraratne, representatives from various Sri Lankan organisations and associations based in Singapore, as...

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UNITED STATES EXHIBITS COMMITMENT TO ECONOMIC AND SECURITY PARTNERSHIPS WITH LARGEST INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE AT SINGAPORE AIRSHOW 2018

 More than 170 U.S. companies are exhibiting at the show 111 in the new USA Partnership Pavilion 65 new to show; 31 new to market 23 states represented; seven state pavilions featured When the Singapore Airshow 2018 opens tomorrow at Changi Exhibition Centre, the United States of America will have the largest international presence on-site with more than 170 exhibitors claiming nearly 30% of the show’s total 40,000 sqm of indoor exhibit space, plus a wide range of military and civil aircraft in static and flying displays. The U.S. Government’s interagency delegation to the airshow includes senior leaders from...

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