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SINGAPORE – Local Qualifying Salary Increase 

June 11, 2024

Singapore has signalled a rise in the Local Qualifying Salary (LQS) from SGD 1,400 to SGD 1,600 per month.

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SINGAPORE – Removal of COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

March 19, 2024

Foreign nationals applying for a new work pass or renewal of work pass will no longer be mandated to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

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CHINA – Visa Free Agreement with Singapore and Thailand

March 11, 2024

China has added two additional countries - Singapore and Thailand - to their list of visa-waiver locations.

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SINGAPORE – Increase in Qualifying Salary for EP Applications

March 11, 2024

Beginning on 1 January 2025, Singapore will increase the qualifying salary for new employment pass (EP) applications.

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SINGAPORE – Intern Exchange Scheme with China

August 25, 2023

Singapore and China have struck a bilateral agreement with China to allow graduates from universities and polytechnic schools to engage in six-month internships in each other’s countries.

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CHINA – Visa-free Travel for Singaporeans Resumes

July 24, 2023

Reinstatement of the 15-day visa free travel for citizens of Singapore into China will take effect on 26 July 2023 at 12:00 am Beijing time. Singaporean citizens will be able to travel to China again for up to 15 days without having to apply for a visa.

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SINGAPORE – Details of Complementarity Assessment Framework (COMPASS)

April 7, 2023

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has just released the following additional details on the Complementarity Assessment Framework (COMPASS).

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SINGAPORE: Update on Border Measures

February 17, 2023

Travelers arriving in Singapore from 13 February 2023, regardless of vaccination status or traveler profile will no longer be subject to any Covid-19 measures.

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SINGAPORE: Update on M-SEP Scheme

December 21, 2022

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has recently launched the Manpower for Strategic Economic Priorities Scheme that gives firms some flexibility to temporarily hire S Pass and Work Permit holders above their existing Dependency Ratio Ceiling (DRC) and S Pass sub-DRC.

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SINGAPORE: Updates on Workforce Insights Tool for COMPASS

December 1, 2022

COMPASS has been updated with a workforce insights tool, providing benchmarks for planning and hiring decisions.

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