Chargé d’Affaires Mansour Highlights U.S. Commitment to ASEAN Partners

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Rafik Mansour delivered remarks at the September 27 launch of the latest edition of the ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEAN report, published by the Honolulu-based East-West Center. In his remarks, he highlighted the United States’ strong commitment to Southeast Asia through partnerships built on respect for the sovereignty of nations, …

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Remarks: Chargé d’Affaires Mansour at the ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEAN Launch

For Immediate Release REMARKS (as delivered)   Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Rafik Mansour Launch of ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEAN ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore September 27, 2019 Good morning everybody. I would like to thank the East-West Center, the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council, and the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute for your important work on the ASEAN …

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Celebrating U.S.-Singapore Educational Partnerships

Chargé d’Affaires Mansour was pleased to host educational leaders from the top universities in Singapore to discuss the immense value of U.S.-Singapore collaboration in higher education, research, and innovation on September 18. (L-R: Tan Tai Yong, President, Yale-NUS; Lim Sun Sun, Nominated Member of Parliament and Dean, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Chen Tsuhan, …

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Chargé d’Affaires Mansour Welcomes Exchange Alumni

Chargé d’Affaires Mansour welcomed exchange alumni from The Fulbright Program, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI), and the US-Singapore Summer Exchange Scholarship Programme on September 12. He highlighted the vital importance of people-to-people exchange and recognized the contributions exchange alumni make to Singapore.  

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A Warm Welcome for Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour

Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour hosted a reception to meet friends and partners of U.S. Embassy Singapore on August 27. The event was well-attended by government officials, the diplomatic corps, U.S. and local business leaders, NGOs, academics, journalists, and artists. In his remarks, Chargé d’Affaires Mansour spoke about the breadth of the indispensable U.S.-Singapore relationship, saying: …

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Micron opens Fab10 facility expansion, demonstrating confidence in Singapore

Chargé d’Affaires Mansour joined Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat to congratulate Micron on the successful expansion of their Fab10 facility in Singapore. Micron has invested $15 billion in Singapore and employs 8,000 people here – more than one-fifth of Singapore’s 35,000-strong semiconductor industry workforce. The American company has also given more …

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Remarks: Chargé d’Affaires Mansour at the Singapore Convention on Mediation Roundtable Lunch

For Immediate Release REMARKS (as prepared) Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Rafik Mansour Roundtable Lunch Following the Signing Ceremony of the Singapore Convention on Mediation Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore August 7, 2019 Thank you Minister Shanmugam.  It is an honor to be here representing the U.S. government at this important occasion.  I would like to thank the Government …

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U.S. Embassy Singapore Announces the Arrival of Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Rafik Mansour

For Immediate Release August 1, 2019 Singapore Senior U.S. diplomat Rafik Mansour arrived in Singapore to begin his assignment as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the Embassy of the United States of America on July 30. Upon his arrival, Mr. Mansour said, “I look forward to deepening the strong partnership between our two countries to advance …

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Independence Day Celebration 2019

The Embassy showcased the history of the United States’ and Singapore’s relations at the annual Independence Day celebration on July 2, 2019. Over 1,000 guests from the diplomatic, business, education, and media communities attended the event at Gardens by the Bay. The official ceremony was kicked off by the U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard. Chargé …

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Iftar Reception 2019

On May 8, 2019 Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath hosted the annual Iftar (breaking of fast) with Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohamad Maliki Osman as guest of honor. Both Dr. Maliki and Chargé Syptak-Ramnath celebrated the long-standing relationship between Singapore and the United States and highlighted our shared value …

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U.S. Embassy Exchange Alumni-ITE Mentor launches book on diversity and women’s empowerment

Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath celebrated the launch of Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Anthea Ong’s ’50 Shades of Love: Unearthing Who We Are’ at Johnson & Johnson Singapore’s “Celebrating Women & Diversity: Different Shades of Strengths & Successes” event on March 22. Chargé d’Affaires Syptak-Ramnath emphasized the role female leaders play in creating diverse and …

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Janet Napolitano Leads University of California Delegation to Singapore to boost educational partnerships

On February 18, the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity hosted University of California (UC) President Janet Napolitano for a dialogue on the role individuals, institutions, and universities play in addressing current and future challenges facing our world. President Napolitano highlighted the many innovations born on American university campuses and from the minds …

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Chargé Syptak-Ramnath’s Remarks at the Opening Plenary Presentation of the 2018 YSEALI Summit

Chargé Syptak-Ramnath’s Remarks at the Opening Plenary Presentation of the 2018 YSEALI Summit Monday, December 3, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Good morning and welcome to the 2018 YSEALI Summit. We are honored to be joined by Mr.  Baey Yam Keng, the Senior Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Mr. Brooks Entwistle, a …

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U.S. Embassy Singapore staff “Walk for Rice” in support of Corporate Community Day

As part of the 16th annual Corporate Community Day, AmCham Singapore organized the “Walk for Rice” fundraising event on Saturday, October 27. For every 100 meters covered per participant, local supermarket NTUC FairPrice donates one bowl of rice to needy families in the Southeast Community District of Singapore. This year, AmCham raised 22,125 bowls of rice, …

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U.S. innovation and cooperation in aviation demonstrated at MITRE Asia-Pacific Singapore

U.S. Embassy Singapore Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath visited the MITRE Asia Pacific Singapore (MAPS) Laboratory on August 28 to hear about U.S.-Singapore cooperation in aviation. During her visit, CDA Syptak-Ramnath learned about advances in Air Traffic Management by MITRE, a not-for-profit organization that provides R&D and technical advice to government.  A demonstration of a “human-in-the-loop” experiment …

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Independence Day Celebration 2018

The Embassy celebrated great American cities at America’s 242nd birthday party on July 6, 2018. The event, held at Gardens by the Bay, was attended by guests from the diplomatic, business, education and media communities. The official proceedings were kicked off by the U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard ceremony. Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim, Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath …

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USA Partnership Pavilion Ribbon Cutting at Singapore Airshow 2018

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of U.S. Embassy Singapore, Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath kicked off the Singapore Airshow by cutting the ribbon at the U.S. Pavilion. She was joined by President & CEO of Kallman Worldwide, Tom Kallman; Under Secretary for Industry and Security, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mira Ricardel; Chief Operating Officer of …

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Remarks by Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath USA Partnership Pavilion Opening at the Singapore Airshow 2018

Remarks by Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath USA Partnership Pavilion Opening at the Singapore Airshow 2018 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 10:45 a.m. Thanks, Tom.  And thanks to the Color Guard for starting us off with such a great reminder of why we are all here today – to represent the very best of the United …

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U.S. Exhibitors Participate in Singapore Fintech Festival 2017

U.S. Embassy Singapore was excited to kick off the second annual Singapore Fintech Festival with a strong American presence. The U.S. Commercial Service was the strategic partner for the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s 2017 FinTech Festival, where more than 30 U.S. exhibitors showcased their cutting edge financial technology solutions for businesses in Singapore and the …

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U.S. Embassy Singapore Participates in AmCham’s Corporate Community Day

Corporate Community Day, which took place on November 4 this year, symbolizes the continued commitment American companies bring to their communities while demonstrating how small acts, when added together, can make a difference. U.S. Embassy Singapore Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath, along with AmCham Singapore’s Executive Director Ann Yom Steele and Chairman Dwight Hutchins participated …

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United Airlines Launches World’s Longest Flight to the U.S.: Singapore to Los Angeles

On October 29, representatives from United Airlines, along with the inaugural crew, U.S. Embassy Singapore, Changi Airport, and Ministry of Transport welcomed the first passengers arriving in Singapore from Los Angeles with an official cake-cutting. Passengers leaving Singapore on the new flight route were treated to a grand sendoff. United’s Los Angeles to Singapore flight is currently the longest non-stop …

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Celebrating United Nations International Day of Peace

On September 20, 2017 in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace, Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim, Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath participated in a peace message exchange with international peace envoys from the Metropolitan YMCA Singapore .  Chargé Syptak-Ramnath and the U.S. Embassy community were joined by the Stamford American International School grade 5-6 choir as they sang “There is Peace” and “Thula …

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