21 search results for "singapore"

SINGAPORE Passport Act

19 April, 2014
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SINGAPORE has one of the toughest laws on passports world wide, I would even say THE toughest! Especially part V is dealing with offenses and penalties and these are severe! Look at the following offense. Selling Singapore passport, etc., Division 2 — Offenses, 42. (1)  A person who sells a Singapore passport or a Singapore travel document shall be guilty of an offense and shall be liable on conviction to...

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New Passport Guideline Online – The Singapore Passport

9 November, 2012
The Singapore Passport

I am glad to inform you that the presentation “The Singapore Passport” given by our fellow collector Gil at the First International Passport Collectors Meeting in Berlin is now online and available for everybody. The presentation gives you a good impression of the Singapore passport history from Colonial Times to Independence. Just click on the picture to enter the page with even more educating guidelines. Enjoy…

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Collectors Meeting in Singapore (4)

22 October, 2012
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Again I could meet my friend Gil S. in Singapore where we spend time together discussing about travel documents at the German restaurant “Brotzeit” where we start our meeting. This time I had also the chance to see his collection which is not only a large one with many quality and rare items but also well archived. It is already the fourth passport collectors meeting in Singapore. Due to...

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Collectors Meeting in Singapore (3)

28 June, 2012
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Singapore was the venue for the another passport collectors’ meeting. Visiting from Belgium Henk met local collector Gil for drinks and a sumptuous Indian dinner. Henk was able to check on over 20 passports with Belgian visas which Gil selected from his collection. Both also exchanged passports and discussed several aspects of their common hobby. This was their 2nd meeting, they already met in May during the International Meeting...

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Collectors Meeting in Singapore (2)

18 February, 2012
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Singapore was the venue for yet another international collectors meeting. During the busy Air Show week visiting George T. and Singapore-based Gil S. met at the Marriott Hotel’s Crossroad Café over some drinks to talk about their hobby and passion – passport collecting. George is one of the top collectors globally with a vast knowledge and experience which he was happy to share. Both also exchanged some passports and...

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Collectors Meeting in Singapore

2 June, 2011

During my trip to Singapore I meet up with Gil, a Swiss national living and working in Singapore and a passionate collector with focus on Czechoslovakia, Judaica and Emigrant passports. We already had good email contact earlier and shared often ideas and opinions. We spend a excellent time together by sharing our experience and knowledge. Gil presented me some great examples of his collection of around 400 items. Some...

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REFERENCES

4 October, 2014

KEESING TECHNOLOGIES (AMSTERDAM, NL) article about passport collecting & passport history for The Journal of Documents & Identity HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTER (MI, USA) consultation on Holocaust documents THE EPHEMERA SOCIETY (LONDON, UK) Tom Topol’s excellent website is always up-to-date with the latest news on passports and their history article in THE EPHEMERIST about passport collecting & passport history NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND (EDINBURGH, UK) support in acquiring a significant...

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GUIDELINES

15 September, 2014

Literature about passport history or passport collecting is rare to find therefor you will get here valuable guidelines written by experienced collectors. Are you a specialist in some passport collection field then you are very welcome to contact me to share your guideline with us. Thanks to all contributors. 1. German Empire Passports 2. Allied Military Travel Permits For Occupied Germany 3. Spanish Passports (Part I) (II) (III)  (IV)...

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Passport To Crime – Channel News Asia Report

23 March, 2014
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“Passport to crime ” is the title of a TV report by Singapore based news channel  – a brief and very flat report on passport fraud related to missing Malaysian flight MH0370 last week. Thailand and especially the city of Pattaya seems to be a hot spot for passport fraud. Beside the repetition of all the facts which were already in the media for weeks, the report revealed nothing...

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Historical Atlas Of The British Empire and Commonwealth

16 October, 2013
Historical Atlas Of The British Empire and Commonwealth

Historical Atlas Of The British Empire and Commonwealth To fully appreciate the significance of the Commonwealth, Britain’s global position, it is important to understand its origins from the British Empire.  Technically, there have been three empires, the first in France, lost by 1558; the second in North America, which became the United States of America after 1776; and the third was global, which became the modern Commonwealth of Nations...

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Two New Books On Passport History! A MUST HAVE For Any Serious Collector! Click for details!