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ESTA

If you are planning to travel to the United States using ESTA, please apply as soon as possible – at least 72 hours before your international flight is scheduled to depart. Don’t risk arriving at the airport without an approved ESTA. For more information, visit  https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-reminds-travelers-allow-72-hours-esta Official ESTA website is: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov .  An approved ESTA is $14 USD.  If your ESTA ...
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Are you a Chinese passport holder with 10-year B1/B2, B1 or B2 (visitor) visa?

Beginning November 29, 2016, Chinese passport holders with 10-year B1/B2, B1 or B2 (visitor) visas are required to enroll in Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) when traveling to the United States by air or sea carrier or entering by a land port of entry. If you do not have a valid EVUS enrollment, you will ...
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Harpeth Rising introduces chamberfolk music to Singapore

All female chamberfolk trio Harpeth Rising toured Singapore from February 28 to March 2 as part of U.S. Department of State’s American Music Abroad cultural exchange program. Their local program included school visits, public performances, and a cross-cultural musical collaboration. Harpeth Rising is made up of three classically trained musicians – violinist and lead lyricist ...
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American Corporate Excellence (ACE) video series showcases U.S. companies that do good in Singapore

The United States is the largest foreign investor in Singapore. U.S. businesses invest in people, communities, the environment, innovative products and services, and shared values such as diversity and inclusion. That’s why the Embassy has produced the American Corporate Excellence (ACE) video series – to showcase American companies that have outstanding corporate social responsibility initiatives, ...
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Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Chair Connects with Singaporean Fulbright Alumni

On February 22, Counselor for Public Affairs Camille Dawson hosted a lunch in honor of Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich, Chair of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The Embassy team and Ambassador Bleich connected with Singaporean and American current and past participants in The Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program designed to ...
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American Gilman and Fulbright Scholars Celebrate Lunar New Year in Singapore

American Gilman and Fulbright Scholars got their first tastes of steamboat, bak kwa, and lo hei when U.S. Embassy Singapore brought them to Chinatown to experience these quintessential Singaporean Lunar New Year traditions. Some ate pig’s liver and black fungi for the first time, while others tried their hand at tossing a raw fish salad ...
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