Qualifying Salary for Singapore Employment Pass To Be Raised To S$3,600

The Smart Nation Initiative and Its Impact in Singapore’s Startup Scene

Starting 1 January 2017, the minimum qualifying monthly salary for Singapore Employment Pass holders will be raised from S$3,300 to S$3,600, announced the Ministry of Manpower on Tuesday. This change is brought about as part of the ministry’s goal of regularly updating the salary criteria in order to keep pace with increasing local wages, maintain the quality of the foreign workforce, and further improve complementarity to the local workforce.   The Employment Pass is intended for … [Read more...]

Singapore Ranks 5th Best City for Female Entrepreneurs

Singapore Ranks 5th Best City for Female Entrepreneurs

The Republic of Singapore has been ranked as the best city for female entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific region and the fifth best city in the world following New York, San Francisco Bay Area, London, and Stockholm, according to a recently published study conducted by Dell Incorporated.       The United States-based tech giant has partnered with leading market insight and analytics firm IHS Incorporate to conduct a first-of-its-kind international gender-specific study … [Read more...]