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Contents Introduction From the airport Transportation information Essential safety information In case of emergency Outokumpu (SEA) Pte Ltd Evacuation plan for Outokumpu Office Building– Twenty Anson Dos & Don’ts in Singapore Money matters Sightseeing in Singapore Shopping in Singapore Food in Singapore Common phrases used in Singapore 4 5 6 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 18 20 22 .
you will find some tips that should help you during your stay in Singapore. Today. With a high concentration of business and leisure offerings that is accessible and customizable in Singapore.INTRODUCTION In the 1960s. Singapore’s population was a mere 1.6m.0m together with all other aspects in Singapore. In this safety brochure. her population has grown to over 5. you may be assured of creating an enriching experience that’s more than just business. Time zone in Singapore: GMT +8 .
flip to page 7. You may take the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) from Changi Airport as well. However MRTs are not as fast and comfortable as taxis. There are many facilities for tourists to use while waiting in the airport. Anson Road. It would normally take 20 to 25 minutes to travel from the airport to Outokumpu Singapore office located at the Central Business District (CBD) area. Rest assured that transportation is readily available at taxi stands at the Arrival levels of each Terminal.From the airport Singapore is proud to host our guest in one of the highest ranking airports in the world– Changi. signages may direct you over. On more information on how to take the MRT. .
Transportation information Taxis You may find it useful that most Taxi companies in Singapore accept card payments. accept card payments. You can pay cash (coins) in buses. For Taxi Bookings. but the fare stage system is quite complex (it's easiest to ask the driver for the price to your destination). however if you require a larger seating capacity you may call the numbers below to request so. All Taxis in Singapore charge by meter readings. you may also request for Taxi services at the counter. To be sure that the cab you are boarding does so. all Comfort Taxis which are blue in color. you may call these numbers: +65 6552 1111 (Comfort) +65 6552 2222 (CityCab) +65 6363 6888 (SilverCab) A surcharge will apply for advance bookings. For easy identification. . Please note that there will be extra charges incurred for phone bookings. Buses Buses connect various corners of Singapore. From your hotel. but are slower and harder to use than the MRT. simply verify with the Taxi driver before boarding. Majority of the taxis’ capacity is a maximum of 4 adults. you are charged marginally more and there is no provision for getting change. You may ask for a receipts for your admin purposes.
This train is one of the most efficient public transport in the world. You may change your large dollar bill to smaller change at the control station if required. all these are done with the General Ticketing Machine (GTM). General Ticketing Machine. Coins and notes are all accepted. Depending on your destination. 8-9am. you may get a local or the MRT staff to help you. simply slot your EZ-link card in the feeder and you may collect your one dollar coin in the change compartment. From the purchasing of the EZ-link card to getting your deposit refund. If you are unsure on how to use the machine. For your deposit refund. fares varies. we pay an additional dollar as deposit for the EZ-link card.Transportation information Another form of transportation is Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT). Most parts of Singapore are within reach via the MRT and it is still extending out to reach as many parts of Singapore as possible. 12-2pm and 5-8pm) to avoid the crowd. It is advised to avoid travelling on the train during peak hours (ie. How to take the MRT: We have to purchase tickets we call the EZ-link card. however they only return a maximum of 4 dollars in change thus it is advised that you do not put in too big a note. GTM . We may get the deposit back when you return the card at the station of your final destination. On top of the fare.
with half-height platform screen doors currently being built at all aboveground stations. Platform screen doors are installed at all underground stations. Above-ground stations have open platforms with a wide yellow line drawn 70 cm from each platform edge requiring passengers to stand at a safe distance from arriving trains (or face a fine). . acts such as smoking. These doors prevent suicides. with penalties ranging from fines to imprisonment. Under the Rapid Transit Systems Act. the consumption of food and drink within stations and trains. the misuse of emergency equipment and trespassing on the railway tracks are illegal. enable climate control in stations and prevent unauthorized access to restricted areas.Safety in the MRT Fire safety standards are consistent with the strict guidelines of the US National Fire Protection Association.
Health It is perfectly safe to drink water directly from the tap in Singapore Crime Be aware of your belongings when in the airport.Essential safety information Roads/Traffic Singapore’s roads are wide and safe to drive on. trains. taxis etc. it is advisable you carry around a copy. Bring an umbrella out just in case. Be mindful of the speed limits in Singapore as speeding is strictly forbidden on roads. instead of the original. Sometimes there may be cyclist on the roads. and probability between the two is quite unpredictable. Weather Singapore is either sunny or rainy. To avoid losing your passport. thus do be careful of them. vehicles move in an orderly fashion as well. which you can leave in the hotel safe There are Police Posts and Hospitals/clinics readily available in every district. .
#21-03 United Square (307591) +65 6254 4042 Embassy of Sweden in Singapore 111 Somerset Road #05-01.In case of an emergency Important Numbers to remember: Police Fire/Ambulance 999 995 Foreign Embassies in Singapore particularly relative to Outokumpu visitors: Danish Embassy in Singapore 101 Thomson Road. #13-01/02 United Square (307591) +65 6355 5010 Finnish Embassy in Singapore 101 Thomson Road. TripleOne Somerset +65 6415 9720 United Kingdom Embassy in Singapore 100 Tanglin Road (247919) +65 6424 4200 Hospitals/ Clinics: Singapore General Hospital Outram Road Singapore 169608 Raffles Hospital 585 North Bridge Road Singapore 188770 Gleneagles Hospital 6A Napier Road Singapore 258500 +65 6222 3322 +65 6311 1111 +65 6473 7222 .
Outokumpu (S. Normally. General Manager Charlotte Han.E.) Pte Ltd 20 Anson Road #12-02 Singapore 079912 Tel: Fax: +65 6224 8037 +65 6224 6171 Cindy Koh.A. Nearest MRT: EW15 Tanjong Pagar Station. Finance & Admin Manager Contact Person: Map of area around Outokumpu Singapore office: Corporate Hotel : Amara Singapore M Hotel Singapore Both hotels are a convenient 5 minutes walking distance away from the office. we will book these hotels for our guest for easy accessibility to the office. Exit C Nearest Clinics/Hospitals: Shenton Medical Group (Corporate Clinic) .
Fire Warden will lead staff to the evacuation areas following the fire evacuation plan routes. Fire Warden has to report to the building management right away. 2. 3. . Before leaving the office. It is not necessary that you remember this but for your own reference. Fire alarm Continuous loud ringing of bell.Evacuation plan for Outokumpu Office Building– Twenty Anson Below are certain ground rules we follow when an emergency arises in the building. All-clear signal 3 short rings and / or an announcement through the PA system. switch off all power supplies. Stay calm and do not panic. Remain in the evacuation areas until the all-clear signal and instructions are given return to the office. Fire Warden will take attendance of staff at the evacuation area. Any damages found in the office shall be reported by the staff to the Administration Department. Any missing personnel. Just remember to stay calm and listen out for instructions when the alarm rings. Evacuation Plan 1. disciplined and orderly manner. 3. Fire Warden will lead the staff back to the office in an orderly manner 3. Evacuation rules 1. Returning to the office 1. 4. Follow the instructions of the Fire Warden (Amelia Ng/ Person who wears a green arm band around his/her arms). 2. 2. Evacuate in a fast.
It is right opposite of the office’s door. When you see a road. 1 which is located nearest to our office. From there. Assembly area Assembly area . In front of the temple is a empty field– that will be the building’s assembly area. we will climb the stairs down to the first storey where we will walk through an alley way as shown on the right. turn right and keep walking down till you see a Chinese Temple.We shall utilize Staircase No.
. It is considered proper to address by using Mr.Smoking is not allowed in non-designated smoking areas.Do’s & Don’ts in Singapore . for Muslims you should practice discretion and not simply pat their heads or touch their hands. Mrs. . It was banned to cut the high costs of keeping the city clean.Because Singapore’s population is a mixture of many religions.Handshaking is a warm way of greeting others regardless of racial background. they abstain from the consumption of beef. .Singapore does not tolerate any form of littering or vandalism on public places or properties. Mainly. you may be fined up to S$200 for this.Those on business trip should be punctual for the appointments. different religions have their own set of rules. and consumption of pork is a no-no for them. Once invited to a home remove your shoes and also while entering a temple or a mosque. DO NOT IN ANY WAY GET INVOLVED WITH ANY DRUGS. This resulted in an entire ban of chewing gum. You may be fined up to S$5. A few times chewing gum was stuck between the doors of the MRT train and resulted in the fact that the trains we not able to run any longer. Signs or yellow boxes will indicate you are allowed to smoke in that area. Being caught with the smallest amount of drugs will face death penalty. or Miss and not first names.000.. . so don’t do it! .Bringing in or having chewing gum is entirely forbidden in Singapore. Exchange of cards is quite common and while giving hold it with both hands. . As for other religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism.
Reference: http://www. . you do not need to carry too much cash around as credit cards are widely accepted in Singapore. exchange rate reference Currency Sweden Kronor Euro United States Dollars United Kingdom Pounds Australia Dollars Chinese Yuan India Rupees Japan Yen Exchange rate/SGD* 5. Most of the money changers are authorized dealers and thus trustworthy during transactions. Est.565 0.499 0.Money matters There are many money exchange counters or stalls in the airport and in various parts of town and CBD area.055 0.099 *Rates are subjected to changes over time.758 5. However it would be safer to count your money on the spot before you leave the counter.oanda.255 36.809 0.com/currency/converter/ However.365 66.
all related to major hit movies.00 will be charged. Entry fee or SGD3.: 65. Café Del Mar is a beach bar cum restaurant with a beach pool and day-beds for a chilled out experience.sg Universal Studios The latest addition to Singapore’s attractions is Universal Studios. 145. 30.rwsentosa. 93. The park is part of the US$4. 80. Café Del Mar One of the popular spots for both locals and tourist. 188. Chinatown and Sentosa. Nearest MRT: HabourFront Station Bus No. For more information: http://www. either take the train to the Beach Station or take the beach tram after getting off the bus. Take a trip around the world via walking trails and trams that connect eight geographical regions. To get to Sentosa.5 billion Resorts World Sentosa Development. Siloso Beach.000 animals to be seen. Singapore Night Safari Singapore's nightlife is truly wild! The Singapore Night Safari offers an unusual glimpse into the nocturnal animal kingdom. you may take the train or bus from VivoCity or Habour Front Bus interchange. 166. night and day– Siloso Beach. 100.nightsafari. refer to : http://www. For more information and timings. 131. Feeder bus services are provided at the following areas: City. Opened in March 2010. To get to Siloso Beach.Sightseeing in Singapore Sentosa. 10. it has seven themed sections with countless rides and shows. 97. 855.com. with more than 59 exhibits and 1. 143.com/language/en-US/HowToGetThere .
97e. NR6 For more information: http://www. in fact it has everything to become Southeast Asia’s next top entertainment destination. Bus No. 153. Marina Bay Sands Hotel.com/Company-Information/Maps/ . 154. NR1. 156.: 97. 502. 171. 48. The best time to head there is in the morning of early evening when the weather is most agreeable. Promenade MRT Bus No. Vanda Miss Joaquim– Singapore’s National flower. 518. 67. Nearest MRT: Bay Front MRT. For more information: http://www. this is a historic enclave of parks. 105. But it’s much more than just a hotel and casino.org. 174.Sightseeing in Singapore Botanical Gardens Located near the Orchard shopping belt (featured in page 19). 133. 77. gardens and rainforest that’s perfect for seeking respite from the bustling city.asp Marina Bay Sands Casino Opened in 2010 Singapore Marina Bay Sands is part of the mega $5. 66. Marina South MRT. 170.: 7. 151.5 billion resort project. 106.sg/visitorinfo/openinghours. It also has one of the most comprehensive collections of orchids found anywhere in the world at the popular National Orchid Garden. 75. 123. 106.marinabaysands.sbg.
Singapore's supreme discount department store: floor after floor of absolutely everything at rock-bottom prices. the exchange counters in front are probably the best place in Singapore to exchange any currency you can think of at competitive rates. Sim Lim Square. While a rather sanitized version of the real thing.Shopping in Singapore Little India Little India is. the center for the large Indian community in Singapore. a giant electronics mecca squeezed into one building. as the name promises. the upper floors and the back corridors are where the real deals can be found. ranging from Rolex watches and washing machines to fresh mangoes. Take the MRT to Little India MRT Station. Little India retains its distinct identity without degenerating into a mere tourist attraction and is one of the most colorful and attractive places to visit in Singapore. The central streets of Little India are packed with stalls selling all sorts of Indian goods. however. are unique not just in Little India but all of Singapore: Mustafa Centre. Open 24 hours. tailored suits and airline tickets. The first floor is for tourists. with hundreds upon hundreds of tightly packed specialist stores offering some of the most competitive prices for computers and consumers electronics in Asia. . Two giant shopping centres.
Shopping in Singapore Chinatown Singapore's Chinatown is an ethnic neighbourhood featuring distinctly Chinese cultural elements and a historically concentrated ethnic Chinese population. There is always some kind of fair or activity taking place in the malls and centres so there is never a dull moment. Chinatown is great fun. And if you are weary. offices. one could spend a whole day trawling the stretch starting from Tanglin Mall on Tanglin Road down to The Cathay at the lower end of Orchard Road. and cafes. spas. Orchard road during Christmas . and interesting things to poke into. or in the mood for a bowl of noodles or ten kilos of fish heads. whether you are shopping casually for handicraft souvenirs. restaurants. There are colorful storefronts to wander by and photograph. tiny boutiques. seriously for expensive teas and traditional medicines. entertainment spots. On Saturday night. beauty salons. The nearest MRT to Chinatown will be the Chinatown MRT which leads you to the very hustle and bustle of Chinatown itself. hotels. take a breather at one of the many alfresco spots along the road. Buskers and performing artistes do take to the sidewalks on weekends. Orchard Road Flanked on both sides by local and international department stores. Orchard Road takes on a vibrancy when participating outlets extend their shopping hours till 11:00pm.
Lau Pa Sat You can’t say you’ve been to Singapore unless you’ve been to Lau Pa Sat (also known as Telok Ayer Market). Jumbo offers the freshest seafood. Don Quijote has a commendable selection. East Coast Park Village As park of East Coast Park’s famous seafood centre. Dempsey Dempsey is an idyllic wining and dining enclave. The Blue Ginger Filled with old-world furniture and colourful paintings. the chilli crab here is absolutely delicious. Their popular standards such as the beef rending. The Blue Ginger is undoubtedly one of Singapore’s best Peranakan restaurants. For a taste of Spanish food. PS Café is the ideal spot to soak in lush greens. Seafood lovers will enjoy chilli or black pepper crabs at both Long Beach @ Dempsey and JUMBO @ Dempsey. and a staggering amount of food.Food in Singapore Jumbo. This institution right in the heart of the business district is replete with grand Victorian architecture and whirring ceiling fans. ikan assam gulai (fish tamarind curry) and kueh pie tee that keep the crowds coming back. .
beef and chicken . comes in various meat– mutton. Local delights: Satay.Local delights: Steamed chicken rice. Local delights: Laksa Food courts can be found in most shopping centres under names such as ‘kopitiam’ or ‘food republic’. All these local foods are available at food courts or hawkers all over Singapore.
Common phrases used in Singapore Being a multi-racial society here in Singapore. Malay and Tamil. Here. we’ll introduce a few commonly used phrases in our secondary languages namely Chinese. majority of us converse in English. there are many languages and dialects used in our speech. However. Chinese Hello Good Morning Good Afternoon Good Evening How are you? Thank you Welcome Sorry Toilet How much Where ni hao zhao an hao xia wu hao wan shang hao ni hao ma? xie xie bu ke qi dui bu qi ce suo duo sao na li Malay halo pagi yang baik petang yang baik petang yang baik ah pa Ke bar? ta re ma kah sa ya se nang maaf tandas berapa banyak mah ne Tamil Hello Good Morning Good Afternoon Good Evening How are you? Thank you Welcome Sorry Toilet How much Where namastē namaskara namaskara namaste tuma kaisē hō? dhan'yavāda mērī khuśī kheda saucalaya kitana jar hard .
next to Marina Bay Sands .The Helix Bridge .
A.Outokumpu (S.) Pte Ltd 20 Anson Road #12-02 Singapore 079912 Published: 30th June 2011 .E.