The UK-Singapore free trade agreement (FTA) was signed in early December 2020 and has been in effect since January 1, 2020.
Singapore has established a one-way travel corridor with Taiwan under the Air Travel Pass scheme (in effect since December 18, 2020).
Singapore will begin Phase 3 of reopening its economy starting December 28, enabling businesses to accommodate more customers.
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.