Image courtesy of the Singapore Tourism Board.
INAUGURAL SCAPE WORKSHOP 14 - 15 SEPT 2006
Production Networks and Changing Trade and Investment Patterns:
The Economic Emergence of China and India and Implications for Asia and Singapore
 

 

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Hotel Accommodation

The Copthorne Orchid, Singapore is the chosen hotel to house distinguished speakers for the event. In the embrace of tranquil surroundings, the Copthorne Orchid Hotel on Dunearn Road offers a peaceful retreat to the sophisticated business traveller. Located near lush splendours of Singapore’s Botanic Gardens, this resort-style hotel is also close to the shopping belt of Orchard Road, major attractions such as the Singapore Zoological Gardens and Jurong Bird Park, as well as the Central Business District and exhibition centres, making it the perfect venue for both corporate and leisure travellers.

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Information on Singapore

Visitors are advised to visit the Singapore Tourism Board official website for more information about staying in Singapore. Please click here.

 

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Visa and Support

Disclaimer: Please visit the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority, Singapore website for the latest information.

Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries will require a visa to enter Singapore:

bulletAfghanistan
bulletAlgeria
bulletBangladesh (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
bulletCommonwealth of Independent States* (Except Diplomatic/Official/Service passport holders for a stay of up to 30 days )
bulletArmenia
bulletAzerbaijan
bulletBelarus
bulletGeorgia
bulletKazakhstan
bulletKyrgyzstan
bulletMoldova
bulletRussia
bulletTajikistan
bulletTurkmenistan
bulletUkraine
bulletUzbekistan
bulletEgypt
bulletIndia (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
bulletIran
bulletIraq
bulletJordan (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
bulletLebanon
bulletLibya
bulletMorocco
bulletMyanmar (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
bulletPeople's Republic of China (Except Diplomatic/Service/Public Affairs passport holders for a stay of up to 30 days)
bulletPakistan
bulletSaudi Arabia
bulletSomalia
bulletSudan
bulletSyria
bulletTunisia (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
bulletYemen

In addition, visitors holding Hong Kong Document of Identity, Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit, Palestinian Authority Passport, Refugee Travel Document issued by the Middle-East countries and Temporary Passport issued by United Arab Emirates will also require a visa to enter Singapore.

* Nationals of the Commonwealth Independent States may be granted entry into Singapore without visas if they are on transit to a third country. However, they are required to fulfil the following conditions:-

bulletThey are in transit to a third country;
bulletThey hold a valid passport, a confirmed onward air-ticket, entry facilities (including visa) to the third country and have sufficient funds for the period of stay in Singapore;
bulletThey continue their journey to the third country within the 96-hour visa free period granted; and
bulletThey satisfy Singapore's entry requirements. As in all arrivals, the grant of the social visit passes to travellers will be determined by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority officers at the Singapore Checkpoints.
 

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