2020 Trafficking in Persons Report

On June 25, 2020, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivered remarks at the 2020 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report launch ceremony and honored this year’s TIP Report Heroes. In his remarks, Secretary Pompeo recognized Singapore, one of two newly ranked Tier 1 countries in the report, for its progress to increase convictions and identify victims, among other significant improvements. Jump …

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A Message from Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour

The U.S. Embassy in Singapore has been closely following events in the United States and around the world following the tragic death of George Floyd. As an Embassy, we seek to represent the best of the United States and the American people with our steadfast commitment to and promotion of our ideals – respect for …

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Message on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Rafik Mansour, Chargé d’Affaires May 17, 2020   Today we recognize the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia and express our support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) communities. As Secretary Pompeo has said, the United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. We stand with …

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Suki Kim Discusses North Korea at Singapore Writers Festival

On November 5, 2017, the U.S. Embassy co-presented a discussion with American journalist and novelist, Suki Kim, at the Singapore Writer’s Festival. Suki Kim delivered rare and unflinching insight into life in North Korea where she spent six months undercover in 2011, working as an English teacher to the country’s future leaders. The Singapore Writer’s …

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