Increase in Demand for Foreigners in Technology and Financial Sectors
Singapore’s Economic Recovery As Singapore forges ahead with securing economic recovery for the country, there have been many questions over the future of the foreign population in the country. Stricter laws have been passed in recent months to keep a tighter control over the eligibility of foreigners to continue living…
The Future of Singapore’s Maritime Industry and What it Means for Immigration
The French Directorate of Maritime Affairs (DMA) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the two countries’ maritime relations in the last week.  What makes the MOU significant? The MOU between the 2 countries is targeted towards development in the…
Singapore’s Growing Manufacturing Industry and its Impact on Immigration
Singapore's Manufacturing Industry in 2021 Singapore’s thriving manufacturing industry has been the key driver of its economic recovery in a post Covid-19 world, with gains in the manufacturing sector undoing the last three quarters of economic contraction. As the sector continues to grow despite the setbacks brought about by the…
Singapore Establishes itself as a Business Hub in a Post-Covid World, Changing the Immigration Landscape
In a Post Covid-19 world, we can expect that the number of global business hubs will decrease, as countries employ export and import restrictions, insular economies, and protectionist policies in order to economically recover from the effects of the pandemic. However, as the world looks within, Singapore maintains its outward…
How Singapore’s Key Economic Strategies for 2021 Affects its Immigration Outlook
As Singapore looks towards the future, The Green Plan initiative seems to have taken the spotlight front and center in the country’s pursuit to building its relevance and resilience to remain competitive as the world progresses into future technologies. The Green Economy, one of the five key pillars of Singapore’s…
How Singapore’s Key Economic Strategies for 2021 Affects its Immigration Outlook
Challenges to be anticipated as Singapore looks towards Covid-19 recovery: On 20 January 2021, Singapore’s Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing spoke on the various challenges to be anticipated as the country looks to recover from the adverse impacts of Covid-19. Amongst these hurdles, the growing income disparity across…
Why Singapore Permanent Residence cannot be ‘Permanent’?
Like any other country, attaining Permanent Residence is second in privilege in comparison to Citizenship status.  Being a small country with People the manna of its economic resource, Singapore’s ability to retain its attractive stature to investors and businesses must not be compromised. Learning from Japan as an example -…
Marching on from 2020: Welcoming New Opportunities
Dear Clients, Associates, Colleagues, Vendors, and Partners of IASG, This year has been like no other in our lifetime. It began strongly in the first quarter with Singapore achieving its annual investment targets and was followed by the Covid-19 outbreak which quickly swept across the world. We are not alone…
The Migrant Workers Community: IASG Gives Back to the Unsung Heroes of Singapore
As we draw a challenging 2020 to a close, IASG celebrates the season of giving in conjunction with its 6th year of rendering assistance to foreigners looking to make Singapore home.  As part of ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, members of the reached out to the Migrant Workers community, providing…
Successful PR Application Cases in 2020
In 2020, IASG discovered that applicants from the key performing industries, especially from Finance, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Manufacturing have all experienced a higher volume of approvals. This is in line with the government’s agenda of developing those future industries in order to remain economically competitive in a…
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