The Singapore Government is saddened to learn of the loss of lives caused by the train derailment in Hualien County, Taiwan this morning. We send our condolences to the affected families and wish those who are injured a speedy recovery.

The Singapore Trade Office in Taipei is in close contact with the local authorities. Thus far, there are no reports of Singaporean casualties. We have reached out to eRegistered Singaporeans in Taiwan and will continue to monitor the situation closely. Singaporeans who require consular assistance should contact our Singapore Trade Office in Taipei at +886 953 532 638 or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at +65 6379 8800/8855.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Singapore