Posted on: October 9, 2020 Posted by: diasporadigital Comments: 0

One of the many things that the Southeast Asian Republic of Singapore is known for is how it has successfully used multiracialism in shaping national policies to ensure continuous development. There are several people of Singaporean citizenship living as expatriates in the diaspora as well.

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs report in 2019 shows that there are 340,751 Singaporeans living in the diaspora with majority of them located in Australia, Malaysia, United Kingdom and the United States.

The Singapore Global Network is part of the Government Relations unit which provides strong and extensive connections with its global citizens and overseas communities of talent and influencers. It was founded in 2019 and has already hit the ground running with presence across five regions, and in the process of still expanding to grow Singapore’s overseas networks by building meaningful and lasting relationship with family and friends across the globe.

According to the website of the Singapore Global Network (SGN), “We’re all about connecting people. Whether you’re considering Singapore as your next place to work and live in, a Singaporean living overseas and thinking about returning, or just someone who’s curious about the kind of opportunities available in Singapore, we’ll connect you with the right people or resources to get started. By joining our network, you will:

  • Be the first to be invited to events held in your region.
  • Tap onto our global connections, with our 11 in-market Regional Representatives’ on-ground presence across 5 regions.
  • Receive updates on the latest industry and job opportunities in Singapore.”

Membership is open to all Singaporeans globally as well as friends of Singapore. For more information on how you can be connected, or any other enquiries kindly email at

By: Theresa R. Fianko

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