[ANNOUNCEMENT] The Singapore Employment Agency WhatsApp Community

Dear all, We have started to use communities to disseminate messages. This will allow us to get announcements out to clients more efficiently. We need to harness the use of WhatsApp communities as our client list has grown to a size where we are unable to keep up with sending announcements to individual chats. The [...]

2024-01-30T13:12:11+08:00January 30th, 2024|News|

Why does MOM ask for the company’s financial position when applying for an Employment Pass for a candidate?

Recently, a company asked us why the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) asked for the company's financial position when applying for an Employment Pass (EP). This is the scenario. A company incorporated last year approached our employment agency to apply for an EP for a potential candidate. This candidate's proposed salary was $8,500 thereabouts (keeping the [...]

2024-01-29T14:07:41+08:00January 29th, 2024|Questions and Answers|

Visa-Free Entry Between Singapore and China Starts on 9 Feb

Singapore and China have officially endorsed a 30-day mutual visa-free entry for their citizens, marking the formalization of a proposal announced nearly two months ago. The agreement was signed on Thursday (Jan 25) by government representatives from both nations, and it takes effect on Feb 9, coinciding with the eve of Chinese New Year, as [...]

2024-01-26T13:23:45+08:00January 26th, 2024|News|

Applying Visa to Singapore

If you are considering a trip to Singapore and require a visa, this article provides comprehensive information on the Singapore visa application process. A Singapore visa grants entry to the country through a designated point of entry, where Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers conduct checks to determine if the visitor meets the entry requirements. [...]

2024-01-19T16:50:52+08:00January 19th, 2024|Useful Articles|

Illegal Employment Cases

Ker Eng Kiat, a 52-year-old Singaporean, and his brother, Ker Eng Hock, a 53-year-old Singaporean, have been convicted of illegal employment offenses under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act 1990 (EFMA). Eng Kiat, previously convicted in 2013 for similar offenses, received a sentence of one month's imprisonment and a $23,000 fine (with a default of [...]

2024-01-11T18:28:26+08:00January 11th, 2024|News|

Singapore and China announced intention to establish visa exemption agreement

On Thursday, December 7, Singapore and China jointly announced their intention to establish a 30-day mutual visa exemption agreement as part of an effort to enhance people-to-people exchanges, taking advantage of improved flight connectivity in the post-pandemic era. This proposal was unveiled during the 19th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) meeting, the highest-level annual [...]

2024-01-05T17:32:09+08:00January 5th, 2024|News|
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