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Everything You Should Know About Relocating to Singapore in 2020

New in 2020: 1) Tighter foreign worker quota for service sector; 2) Legal age for smoking raised to 20; 3) Fewer approved overseas medical schools; 4) Good and services tax (GST) payable on digital services from overseas providers; 5) E-scooters are banned from footpath; 6) Drones over 250g must be registered

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Webinar: Relocation to Singapore, December 2019

Reloc8 Asia Pacific Country Briefings – Singapore, brought to you by Asian Welcome Pte. Ltd., our Reloc8 Asia Pacific Singapore partner. Learn all tips and tricks on relocating to Singapore in order to better serve your clients and staff!

Google Will Get You So Far in Singapore – Asian Welcome Will Get You the Inside Scoop

Google Will Get You So Far in Singapore – Asian Welcome Will Get You the Inside Scoop

Flexibility, Adaptability and Integration! With so much information now available online, alongside a move towards crowd-sharing resources and a DIY service culture, relocation providers are more challenged than ever to provide value. The demographic for assignees now increasingly features younger, more tech savvy individuals. We tend to see more singles, couples without kids and assignees …

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Housing Update – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | New Zealand | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand Australia   There has been stability in rental costs over recent years as shown in the table below: However vacancy rates have been declining, and this could lead to pressure on rents in …

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Singapore – International Schools

Singapore plays host to many different nationalities so it is not unusual to have as many as 60 countries represented at an international school. Curricula vary from national curriculum offered by the Lycée Francais de Singapour or Tanglin Trust School to the International Baccalaureate. Several schools offer dual educational systems to accommodate the diverse student …

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Singapore – New Vaccination Requirement

With effect from 1 February 2019, foreign-born children aged 12 years and below will need to verify their vaccination (or evidence of immunity) for diphtheria and measles with the Health Promotion Board (HPB) before an application can be made for a Dependant’s Pass (DP) or Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).  Existing pass holders will …

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FAQs for the Asia Pacific Region – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand Australia Are there expat areas to live in ?No, international assignees live in the same areas as locals. Why is rental property so expensive in Sydney and Melbourne ?Actually the rental yield the property owners can …

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Singapore – 1st April 2019 Changes to Immigration Issuance & Renewal Fees

From 1 April 2019, there will be adjustments to the application and issuance / renewal fees for Employment Pass, S Pass, Work Permit and other passes. Alert: In view of the increased administrative fees, applications should be thoroughly reviewed prior to submission. Any errors will result in rejection and a re-submission will be required. Initial application fees …

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Singapore – 2018/19 Holidays and their effect on business

Holidays wouldn’t hurt your business if you know how to use it to generate sales and drive more revenue to your business.  However, in terms for business trips for meetings or for a mobility overview relocation trip for staff, each country’s gazetted public holidays may cause some inconvenience.  In Singapore there are generally 11 public …

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