U.S. Embassy Singapore and the Singapore Civil Defence Force Conduct a Joint Emergency Response Exercise

U.S. Embassy Singapore and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) conducted a joint emergency response exercise on October 15. The exercise tested the response of Embassy personnel to a HAZMAT incident and involved over 50 First Responders and the use of specialized emergency response equipment from both the Embassy and SCDF. This is the first ...
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United States and Singapore Sign Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation Framework

October 16, 2019 Washington – Today the United States and Singapore signed the Framework to Strengthen Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation during a meeting between U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Justin Muzinich and Singapore Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah. The framework, signed on the ...
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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Reaffirms Excellent Bilateral Ties

Secretary Ross called on Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on October 7, 2019 during his visit to Singapore. Secretary Ross and Prime Minister Lee reaffirmed the excellent state of bilateral relations, underpinned by our strong defense and economic ties. Secretary Ross emphasized the United States’ continued engagement in the region. Secretary Ross also met ...
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President Trump, PM Lee Celebrate Longstanding U.S.-Singapore Partnership

President Donald J. Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2019. They celebrated our two countries’ longstanding partnership and reaffirmed their commitment to promoting free, fair, and reciprocal trade. They also renewed the 1990 Memorandum of Understanding Regarding ...
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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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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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Vice President Pence, Prime Minister Lee reaffirm U.S.-Singapore ties

Vice President Mike Pence and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong reaffirmed the longstanding and multi-faceted partnership between Singapore and the United States during a joint press conference today at the Istana. They welcomed the broad slate of high-level bilateral interactions this year, including visits to Singapore by President Donald J Trump, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis. There ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and Prime Minister Lee of the Republic Of Singapore in Joint Press Statements

  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release November 16, 2018 REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AND PRIME MINISTER LEE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE IN JOINT PRESS STATEMENTS The Istana Singapore PRIME MINISTER LEE:  Vice President Pence, ladies and gentlemen, may I extend a very warm welcome to Vice President ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 23, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. The two discussed the upcoming U.S.-ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Singapore in November. Both sides looked forward to Vice President Pence’s travel ...
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Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Singaporean Minister of Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis met with the Singapore Minister of Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen during the 2018 Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM-Plus) on October 18, 2018. The two leaders reaffirmed their mutual commitment to the U.S.-Singapore defense relationship and discussed efforts to strengthen cooperation, to include counterterrorism and ...
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Media release: Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. and U.S. based subsidiary agree to pay US$422 million in global penalties to resolve foreign bribery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2017 Guilty Plea by Former Senior Member of Legal Department Unsealed WASHINGTON – Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. (KOM), a Singapore-based company that operates shipyards and repairs and upgrades shipping vessels, and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Keppel Offshore & Marine USA Inc. (KOM USA), have agreed to pay ...
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CARAT – Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training, 2017

The 3-day multilateral exercise CARAT – Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training boosts cooperation and interoperability between the U.S. Navy, Republic of Singapore Navy and Royal Thai Navy. While operating together at sea, the ships went through divisional tactic maneuvers, visit, board, search and seizure training, joint flight operations, and communications drills. Both the Arleigh Burke-class ...
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