Singapore Ranks Globally as Eighth Preferred Work Destination

Singapore Ranks Globally as Eighth Preferred Work Destination

Global Talents Choose Singapore: The Lion City Ranks Globally as Eighth Preferred Work Destination According to a global study on international mobility trends, Singapore has been chosen as the eighth most popular work destination. The research, conducted by Boston Consulting Group, The Network, and The Stepstone Group, was based on relevant data from 188 countries from…

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Singapore Investing $35 Million for Developing New Green Finance Skills

Singapore Investing $35 Million for Developing New Green Finance Skills

Singapore’s Green Finance Boost Investing $35 million to develop green finance, Singapore aims to become Asia’s leading hub for sustainable finance. This investment aims to upskill financial service workers to improve sustainable finance demands in South East Asia. Fueled by demand, over 50,000 workers in various jobs such as sales, risk, legal, etc., will now…

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New Grant of up to S$10,000 for Heartland Businesses

New Grant of up to S$10,000 for Heartland Businesses

Singapore Introduces New Grant of up to S$10,000 for Heartland Businesses Singapore’s heartland businesses now have the opportunity to revitalise their communities through innovative placemaking initiatives. The newly introduced Heartland Enterprise Placemaking Grant (HEPG) aims to support projects such as community engagement activities, public art installations, workshops, and thematic festivals. Minister of State for Trade…

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Singapore Expands Career Conversion Programmes

Singapore Expands Career Conversion Programmes

Singapore Widens the Scope of Career Conversion Programmes Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced significant enhancements to the Career Conversion Programme (CCP). Effective from April 1, employers will benefit from increased salary support for hiring of mid-career workers and upskilling of existing employees.   Upgraded Funding Assistance Under the revamped CCP scheme, employers can…

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New Law Passed to Manage Significant Investments Into Critical Entities in Singapore

Significant Investments to Singapore Deemed as Critical Entities Will Be Reviewed Under New Bill Singapore recently joined 37 other countries in reviewing its investments in the country to ensure it manages significant investments into critical entities. Major nations such as China and the UK have been reviewing investments in their country to ensure essential businesses…

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Cross-Border QR Between Singapore and Indonesia Launched

Cross-Border QR Between Singapore and Indonesia Launched

Cross-Border QR Between Singapore and Indonesia Launched: Enhancing Financial Connectivity Bank Indonesia (BI) has initiated a trial connecting its QR-based payment system with Singapore’s. This move involving QR Between Singapore and Indonesia follows BI’s agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore last year. The QR code integration is achieved through the joint efforts of industry…

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Singapore Ranked the Best City in Asia for Expats

Singapore Ranked the Best City in Asia for Expats

Singapore Takes the Lead: Best City in Asia for Expatriates Singapore has claimed the top spot as the best city in Asia for expats in Mercer’s latest 2023 Quality of Living survey. This recognition underscores the city-state’s appeal to international professionals and solidifies its standing at 29th place globally.   Consistent Excellence Singapore’s consistent performance…

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