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…
Will Applying for Permanent Residency or Citizenship with an Immigration Consultancy Increase my Approval Chances?
Singapore has become one of the most desirable countries in the world to live and work in. As such, many who have spent time working and living in the country look forward to setting down roots and securing their future in the country. This makes getting the coveted Singapore Permanent…
New Work Pass for Foreign Tech Professionals to be Launched in January 2021
On 12 November 2020, Singapore announced that in a bid to look ahead towards the future for its economic recovery, the country will be releasing a new work pass – the first new work pass in years. This new work pass, known as the Tech.Pass, is part of Singapore’s strategy…
Will Foreigners Still Have a Place in Singapore after Covid-19?
In the last week, more questions have arisen over the future of foreign workers in Singapore. As the Singaporean economy prepares for a protracted period of recession, as well as a restructuring of industries in order to recover from the economic damage that Covid-19 has rendered, the undercurrent of discontent…
Commentary: Singapore keeps spot as world’s second most digitally competitive country; US is No. 1
On the 1st of October, Singapore was reported to have retained its position as the world’s second most digitally competitive country out of the 63 measured, as determined by the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking. This ranking while new (standing at four years old this year), is extremely imperative to…
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