In a world’s first, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has approved the sale of lab-grown meat in the country.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Institute of Banking Finance (IBF) have issued measures to enhance job retention in the country’s financial sector.
ASEAN Briefing outlines Singapore’s official public holidays in 2021. Businesses should take note of the official holiday schedule and plan accordingly.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore recently launched the world’s first grant scheme to support green and sustainability-linked loans (GSLS).
From November 22, 2020, the Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble will come into effect, allowing short-term visitors to travel between both countries.
Singapore will issue a new work permit in January 2021, named Tech.Pass, aimed at attracting technology entrepreneurs and experts.
Singapore began allowing short-term visitors from mainland China on November 6, 2020, through its Air Travel Pass (ATP) program.
Singapore’s stable legal, tax, and business environment makes the country a key trading hub in ASEAN.
Indonesia and Singapore established a ‘green lane’ on October 12, 2020, to facilitate business and official travel between the two countries. Applications were open from October 26.
Singapore’s investor-friendly tax and legal regimes make the country an ideal destination to establish a financial treasury center.