SINGAPORE, June 10 Singapore said on Tuesday
that it has filed criminal charges against a
Singapore-registered company implicated in a shipment of arms
last year bound for North Korea, which is subject to
international sanctions over its nuclear and missile tests.
Tan Hui Tin, a Singaporean citizen, was also charged. Tan is
a shareholder and director of Chinpo Shipping, according to the
corporate filings registered at the Accounting and Corporate
Regulatory Authority of Singapore.
"Singapore takes a serious view of our international
obligations to prevent the proliferation of Weapons of Mass
Destruction, their means of delivery and related materials,"
said a joint statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
Ministry of Home Affairs.
(Reporting by Rujun Shen; Editing by Ron Popeski)