Singapore’s Trade Agreements Facilitate an Open Economy
The Current Situation Despite the ongoing pandemic, Singapore has been bolstering its economy with various economic agreements with other countries in order to safeguard its interests. The country has used this momentary slowdown to plan for its future so that it is not left behind as the world undergoes a…
The Future of Tech Talent in Singapore
Overview It is common knowledge that in recent times, there has been increasing demand for tech talent in Singapore, as the country has begun investing heavily into future industries and digital transformation to prepare for a post-pandemic economy. As a result of this, as well as the ongoing tensions surrounding…
Donating Blood in Singapore
Considering the enhanced measures in place to manage the new and rising Covid-19 community cases in Singapore, it has become exceedingly difficult to find avenues to volunteer. In a small society like Singapore, volunteering by the public makes a huge difference in the lives of beneficiaries.  Knowing that it is…
What does the Development of Southeast Asia’s Digital Economy Mean for Immigration?
Singapore-Thailand Payment Linkage At the end of April, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) announced that real-time retail payment between both countries would be linked. Specifically, Singapore’s PayNow and Thailand’s PromptPay would recognise and accept payments made (in real time), making this the first…
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…
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