What can happen when expats behave badly
Many of us living in Singapore maintain a “work hard, play hard” approach to life. That’s all well and good, though if you tend to follow the second part of the mantra with particular enthusiasm, it does pay to be cautious. As the team from the British High Commission explains below, we should all be aware of the legal ramifications of particular actions – advice that applies not just to Brits but to the whole expat community.
Drunk and disorderly conduct is a serious crime in Singapore. An arrest for this type of behaviour can have a damaging impact on careers, families and finances for expats and visitors alike. Here’s an example of just one scenario where a seemingly innocuous celebration turned into a more serious situation:
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