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Business VisitorSingapore
August 27, 2019

Singapore: What are ‘business visitor activities’ and do I require work authorisation?

Whether you require work authorisation in Singapore, or can simply undertake your business visitor activities on a Short Term Visit Pass will depend on your passport country and upon the activities you wish to undertake in Singapore. What are ‘business visitor activities’? Singapore immigration law details business visitor activities as the following (non-exhaustive): attending company meetings or discussions (company or…
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Singapore
July 12, 2019

Vaccination Requirements for Foreign-born Children Applying for Long-Term Immigration Passes to Singapore

With effect from 1 February 2019, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore has introduced diphtheria and measles vaccination requirements as a prerequisite for foreign-born children applying for long-term immigration passes to Singapore. Foreign-born children aged 12 years old and below, who are first-time applicants for Dependent's Pass (DP) or Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) issued by the Ministry of…
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Singapore
July 10, 2019

Foreign workers continue to rate working in Singapore favourably in latest survey

The Ministry of Manpower’s 2018 Foreign Worker Experience Survey found that foreign workers (FWs) working in Singapore are generally satisfied with their working conditions. Respondents ranked Singapore as a choice work destination, and would recommend their families and friends to work there. The findings from this latest survey are consistent with the results from the last survey conducted in 2014.…
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Singapore
June 6, 2019

Changes to the Singapore Employment Act from 1 April 2019 to cover all employees and enhance dispute resolution and provide business flexibility

The Employment (Amendment) Bill was passed in Singapore Parliament on 20 November 2018, with changes to the Employment Act (EA) and Employment Claims Act (ECA) to take effect from 1 April 2019. The amendments to the Acts cover four key areas: Extension of core provisions of the EA to protect all employees; Extension of Part IV of the EA to…
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