Singapore Armed Forces

Type: Organization
Name: Singapore Armed Forces
Nationality: Singapore
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

Frigate: S'pore welcomes Indonesia's apology

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said he welcomed Indonesian armed forces commander's apology over the naming of a new frigate after two marines responsible for the MacDonald House bombing in 1965.The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will ... [Published China Daily Asia - 12 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

New Zealand Army Chief calls on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

SINGAPORE - The Chief of Army of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF), Major-General (MG) Arthur David Gawn, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence this morning.MG Gawn, who is on an introductory visit to Singapore from ... [Published Asiaone - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

SAF To Resume Bilateral Coopeation, Activities With TNI - S'pore Defence Minister

By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku AbdullahSINGAPORE, April 17 (Bernama) -- Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen says the Singapore Armed Forces will resume bilateral cooperation and activities with the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI). ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

S'pore Defence Minister welcomes apology from Indonesian Armed Forces chief

Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen says he welcomes the apology from Indonesian Armed Forces chief General Moeldoko over the naming of an Indonesian warship after two marines who carried out the bombing of MacDonald House in Singapore in 1965.In ... [Published XinMsn - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Malaysia-Singapore Bilateral Defence Ties Growing Stronger, Says Singapore Minister

SINGAPORE, April 15 (Bernama) -- Bilateral defence ties between Malaysia and Singapore are growing stronger in tandem with the two countries' overall state-to-state relationship, says Singapore Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen."Political leaders on both ... [Published Bernama - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Uncle hands over to nephew at parade

SINGAPORE - Before Private Marcus Chin enlisted for national service, his uncle, engineer Lee Hong Cheng, 32, seldom shared army stories with him.But yesterday morning, Pte Chin, 19, got on stage at the Marina Bay Floating Platform to receive the national ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Share NSmen’s medical records among camps

From Andrew Phua Ian Hong -I learnt with sadness about full-time national serviceman (NSF) Ganesh Pillay, who fell to his death after being given punishment for “unsatisfactory work and improper bearing” (“Coroner rules out foul play in NSF’s death; ... [Published Today Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Do more for servicemen with mental health issues, say experts

SINGAPORE - More can be done to monitor and support national servicemen with mental health issues, according to two experts who used to work with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).These include fighting the stigma attached to such illnesses, raising awareness ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

'SAF should take ownership of its mentally ill soldiers'

SINGAPORE - Handling a mentally ill soldier is not easy.They require proper attention and a suitable working environment for them to thrive, said psychiatrists contacted by The New Paper. For this to happen, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has to take ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

SAF holds symbolic handover parade at Marina Bay Floating Platform

SINGAPORE: The families of some 5,000 soldiers were at the Marina Bay Floating Platform on Saturday morning for a symbolic handover parade.This is the first time the Singapore Armed Forces is combining the passing-out parade of new recruits with the citizen ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group in Gulf of Aden

SINGAPORE: Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing visited the Singapore Armed Forces task group deployed in the Gulf of Aden in support of international counter-piracy operations.On board the Republic of Singapore Navy's Formidable-class frigate RSS ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 4 reports

MH370: Singapore offers its IFC in the search for the missing plane

SINGAPORE -  The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has offered Malaysia the help of its Information Fusion Centre (IFC) which has a network of 13 military navies and 51 civilian shipping companies worldwide to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Mar 18 2014]

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Echoing General Moeldoko's comments to the Indonesian media, the publicpublic affairs head said that "the TNI Commander was expressing his regrets that the naming was final and would not change."
"I welcome General Moeldoko’s apology as a constructive gesture to improve bilateral defence ties between our two countries. The SAF will reciprocate General Moeldoko’s positive intentions by resuming bilateral cooperation and activities with the TNI so as to strengthen the mutual understanding and friendship that has been built up over many decades" he said
Gen Moeldoko had said in an interview with Channel NewsAsia: "We have no intent whatsoever to stir emotions. Not at all... I apologise."
...to media queries on Moeldoko's comment on the naming of the warship, the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) issued a statement quoting Dr Ng as saying: "SAF will resume cooperation with TNI."

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TNI chief clarifies apology [Published Channel NewsAsia - 2 hours ago]
New Zealand Army Chief calls on Defence Ministe... [Published Asiaone - 9 hours ago]
Frigate: S'pore welcomes Indonesia's apology [Published China Daily Asia - 12 hours ago]
SAF To Resume Bilateral Coopeation, Activities ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - 13 hours ago]
S'pore welcomes Indonesian apology on naming of... [Published MyPaper.sg - 15 hours ago]
SAF to resume bilateral cooperation with TNI Ng... [Published Big News Network - 18 hours ago]
SAF to resume cooperation with Indon army after... [Published Today Online - 19 hours ago]
SAF To Resume Bilateral Cooperation, Activities... [Published Bernama - Apr 16 2014]
Singapore welcomes Indonesia’s apology over nam... [Published Today Online - Apr 16 2014]
SAF to resume bilateral cooperation with TNI: N... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 16 2014]
S'pore Defence Minister welcomes apology from I... [Published XinMsn - Apr 16 2014]
Jakarta general expresses regret over naming of... [Published Asia News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Love of the sea led him to maritime industry [Published Asiaone - Apr 16 2014]
Malaysia-Singapore Bilateral Defence Ties Growi... [Published Bernama - Apr 15 2014]
Indonesian Armed Forces chief apologises over n... [Published XinMsn - Apr 15 2014]
Uncle hands over to nephew at parade [Published Asiaone - Apr 15 2014]
Share NSmen’s medical records among camps [Published Today Online - Apr 14 2014]
Do more for servicemen with mental health issue... [Published Asiaone - Apr 14 2014]
'SAF should take ownership of its mentally ill ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 14 2014]
Experts: Do more for servicemen with mental hea... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 13 2014]
SAF to conduct military exercises from April 14... [Published Asiaone - Apr 12 2014]
SAF holds symbolic handover parade at Marina Ba... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 12 2014]
Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group in Gulf of... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 11 2014]
Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group in the Gul... [Published Asiaone - Apr 11 2014]
Foreigners and Permanent Residents speak out ag... [Published InSing.com - Apr 11 2014]
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MH370: PM Lee pledges more help, if needed [Published Today Online - Apr 07 2014]
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Emotional send-off as S'pore servicemen leave f... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]
SINGAPORE – A 151-strong Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) task group has been deployed to the Gulf of Aden as part of international counter-piracy operations. The Republic of Singapore Navy said on its Facebook page that it was taking part in a 30-nation ...
Singapore Ship joins CMF mission [Published Maritime Security Review - Mar 25 2014]
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a task group in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf for the Continue Reading » ...
Republic of Singapore Ship Tenacious joins CMF ... [Published Combined Maritime Forces - Mar 25 2014]
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a task group in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf for the fifth time. During its three-month deployment, the SAF task group will join the CMF counter piracy ...
Singapore sends 151 servicemen to join anti-pir... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 18 2014]
Singapore is joining international anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden for the ninth time since 2009.   Get the full story from The Straits Times . Here is the full press release from the Singapore Armed Forces: The Singapore Armed Forces ...
Singapore sends 151 servicemen to join anti-pir... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 18 2014]
Singapore is joining international anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden for the ninth time since 2009.   Get the full story from The Straits Times . Here is the full press release from the Singapore Armed Forces: The Singapore Armed Forces ...
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