Updated: 05/14/2014 23:14

Singapore takes very serious view of incidents at two industrial parks in Vietnam



Singapore takes very serious view of incidents at two industrial parks in Vietnam

Singapore says it takes a very serious view of the incidents at two industrial parks in Vietnam jointly managed by a SembCorp Industries unit and a Vietnamese state-owned enterprise. 

Three factories in the park were set on fire last night - the result of anti-Chinese riots by Vietnamese protesters. 

In a statement, Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the Singapore Embassy in Hanoi and the Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City have separately requested the relevant Vietnamese authorities to restore order urgently. 

This morning, MFA called in the Vietnam Ambassador to Singapore to register its serious concerns about the security situation in the two industrial parks run by a unit of SembCorp Industries. 

MFA says it has requested the Vietnamese government to act immediately to restore law and order before the security situation worsens and investor confidence is undermined. 

Singaporeans in Vietnam who require consular assistance can contact the Singapore Embassy in Hanoi, the Singapore Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City or the MFA 24-hour duty 

Embassy of the Republic of Singapore - Vietnam
No. 41 & 43, Tran Phu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: 001-84-(4) 38489168 or 001-(84) 904696589 (24-hours)
Fax: 001-84-(4) 38489178
Email:singemb_han@sgmfa.gov.sg

Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore - Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)
The Saigon Centre, Level 8, 65 Le Loi Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: 001-84-8-3822 5174 or 001 (84) 903 113 500 (24-hours)
Fax: 001-84-8-3914 2938
Email: singcg_hcm@sgmfa.gov.sg

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours)
Tel: 6379 8800, 6379 8855
Fax: 6476-7302
Email:mfa_duty_officer@mfa.gov.sg

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