Safety Updates: June 2018

June 13

  The FIFA World Cup is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, with the exceptions of 1942 and 1946. The current champion is Germany, which won its fourth title at the 2014 tournament in Brazil. (Wikipedia)  The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities in Russia, including Moscow and St. Petersburg. The… Read more

June 9

Individuals traveling in Singapore should expect heightened security and related travel disruption ahead and during the U.S. and North Korea summit on June 12, 2018.  The meeting between U.S. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will be held at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa. From June 10 to (at least) June 14, access restrictions and road closures can be anticipated around Sentosa and central Newton district. Increased security can be expected around Sentosa and the bridge that connects it to Harbourfront, as well as Newton (including Tanglin and parts of… Read more