Singapore’s Smart Nation Plan: What does Singapore need to achieve its goals?
Singapore’s Smart Nation Plan: What does Singapore need to achieve its goals?

Digitalisation is one of Singapore’s key national goals. A term that gained traction in the last decade, digitalisation is envisioned as a means of nation-building.  Singapore’s plans for digitalisation are outlined in the Smart Nation plan, At its very core, the plan is meant to improve citizens’ quality of life…

Singapore’s Green Economy faces a local talent shortage—foreign professionals help plug the gap

On 10 February 2021, Singapore unveiled a grand, ambitious new economic plan: the landmark Singapore Green Plan 2030. As the world progresses towards NetZero, organisations within the relevant industries will be utilising this as a blueprint to drive future policies. Highlighted in the plan was the central idea that sustainability…

Does Industry Representation Impact PR/CTZ Applications?
Does Industry Representation Impact PR/CTZ Applications?
Investments that Secure Singapore's Competitiveness Ahead Despite a challenging year in 2021, the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB) secured investment commitments to reinforce Singapore’s status as a strategic hub. This sets the bedrock of critical supply chain nodes for global companies to base key business functions that drive innovation…
Opportunities for Singapore
2022: A Year of Opportunities for Singapore?
2022 :  A Year of Opportunities? It has been two years on since Covid-19 first cast a blanket of havoc globally. What I thought would merely take several months to settle (ala SARS), has now trudged on drearily with no cause for rejoicing in sight. Like the game of Snakes…
Company's Purpose
Immigration@SG (IASG): Taking Stock of a Company’s Purpose
Taking Stock of a Company's Purpose The last few days offered Immigration@SG LLP (IASG) a timely reminder to take stock of our purpose and servitude to our clients. In the wake of a rather sensational piece of news to rock the inbound Singapore immigration sector, I came across this tweet…
Singapore Opening Up
Hong Kong’s Global Status At Risk With Singapore Opening Up
The Response of Singapore and Hong Kong to Covid-19 Hong Kong and Singapore are Asia’s two key financial hubs, and often compete on the global scale with each other. As the situation with the pandemic progresses, the responses of the two countries have proved to grow markedly different. Singapore has…
Local Job Security
SG Debates Local Job Security; Tackles CECA Misunderstanding
On September 14th, 2021, members of the Singapore Parliament came together to debate two important motions that have been widely talked about as of late – Singaporeans’ job security and the country’s reliance on foreign manpower, with special focus on one of Singapore’s free trade agreements: the Singapore-India Comprehensive Economic…
With Local Resentment Will SG Continue to Be a Business Hub?
With Local Resentment Will SG Continue to Be a Business Hub?
Singapore has prided itself on its openness towards foreign talent and businesses for many decades. This has led to the country’s dependence on an open model for exponential and sustained economic growth.  Traditionally, high earning and experienced foreign professionals take up leadership roles in multinational corporations who have their regional…
Global Tax Reforms
Effects of Global Tax Reforms in SG Post Covid-19
With the expectations of global tax reforms in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been much speculation on how this is expected to affect Singapore. According to Singapore Economic Development Board’s Chairman Beh Swan Gin, the country is confident that this will not affect its global competitiveness.  In…
National Day Message by PM Lee
Singapore’s 2021 National Day Message by PM Lee
On 8 August 2021, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Message to the country was telecast. The message was filmed at the Shaw Foundation Symphony at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. In his message, he addressed the key concerns of people in Singapore. Today, we take a closer look at…
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