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May 13, 2020 ,

Update: Singapore’s legislative response to COVID-19

The Singapore government has implemented many legislative changes, grants, incentives, and extensions to ease the strain on business. The following are the current benefits offered.  Jobs Support Scheme Enterprises will receive an 8% rebate on wages to help retain their local workers. It will be issued in July 2020 for up to $3,600 per employee […]

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Entity Set Up – a Hong Kong or a Singapore Company?

Hong Kong and Singapore have always been seen as two fierce competitors that try to attract foreign investments. Both are similar in many ways, and yet, individually possesses competitive advantages over the other. Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region (“SAR”) of China. Under China’s “one country, two systems” concept, Hong Kong retains its owns judicial […]

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Employment Spotlight: Singapore Labor Law Highlights

As a professional responsible for expanding operations overseas, you need some understanding of the labor laws in the countries and/or regions you’re considering expanding to. The first in a series of numerous articles will focus on select member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The first ASEAN country covered here is Singapore, […]

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