"Personal safety first! Be mindful of your surroundings as you chase down that elusive Pokémon."If you do not know by now, the craze that has swept the western part of the globe has now hit Asia, and has launched in Singapore Saturday afternoon (along with Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau), with “Pokémon GO” ready to help Singapore celebrate it’s 51st birthday! LOL
Here are 7 Places you should know of, How to get Pikachu from the start and 7 other things you should know, and there’s a Facebook Groups “PokemonGoSG” you could hit up!
In lieu of the launch, my Facebook feed is filled with friends and fellow-SG-peeps enjoying the game (don’t look at me, my phone’s busted anyways :p), and along with them, this particular advisory from the Singapore Police Force!
Hey, I’m not knocking it, okay? It’s for your own good, Pokemon-Hunters! Enjoy, and Stay Safe!
"In light of the launch of Pokémon GO game in Singapore today, the Police urge members of the public to always place their personal safety above "catch 'em all".
The Pokémon GO craze has seen reports of accidents, injuries and even crimes in countries where it has already been launched. The Police would like to advise Pokémon GO players to enjoy the game safely and urge them to…” (Read more on Facebook)
"Personal safety first! Pokémons may be found at various locations, including water bodies. One wrong step could lead you into deep waters."
"Personal safety first! Never catch Pokémons while driving or riding any personal mobility device - it may result in an accident, injuring yourself and others."