Tweet The Lucky Draws are open to individuals who pay income and property tax by GIRO. There will be 3 annual draws from 2011 to 2013. The longer one stays on GIRO, the higher the chances of winning in the Lucky Draws! Taxpayers now paying their tax on GIRO are already eligible for the Lucky […]

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Barangay Singapore on March 25th, 2011

Tweet   Singapore has to make changes to the way it grows its economy as the model of relying on cheap and plentiful foreign workers to boost output is not sustainable, said Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. He was speaking at the Installation Ceremony of the 56th Council of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce […]

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Tweet The recent move by the Manpower Ministry (MOM) to raise the salary thresholds for foreign professionals and skilled workers may do little to quell demand for these workers. From 1 July, for professionals, the qualifying salary thresholds for the three categories of Employment Pass holders will be raised respectively — Q1 = S$2,800 P2 […]

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Tweet Here’s an interesting insight from Thomas Friedman, an internationally renowned author, reporter, and columnist—the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and the author of five bestselling books, among them From Beirut to Jerusalem and Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0: Why We Need a Green Revolution–and How It Can Renew America I am in the Gan […]

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Barangay Singapore on February 2nd, 2011

Tweet Marina bays Sands, Asia’s most spectacular business and leisure destination invites you to be a part of its magnificent team. A remarkable array of career opportunities with superior benefits is waiting for you: F & B Captains F & B Service Attendants F & B Cashiers Chefs de Partie Food Runners Commis Cooks Bartenders […]

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Barangay Singapore on November 22nd, 2010

Tweet What is an Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)? An Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC), is a requirement under POEA Rules and Regulations to help ensure that Filipino overseas workers (OFWs) are properly documented and protected. Only OFWs are required to get an OEC. In this case, OFWs would include: work permit holders such as domestic helpers, […]

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Barangay Singapore on October 15th, 2010

Tweet An Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC), is a requirement under POEA Rules and Regulations to help ensure that Filipino overseas workers (OFWs) are properly documented and protected. The applicant should be accompanied by an eligible and qualified employer to process the authenticated Employment Contract at the Philippine Embassy. The Worker should have served continuously for […]

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Tweet Expatriates need to pay taxes, and the amount of tax depends on how much you have earned and on your tax residency in Singapore. A  resident expatriate will be taxed on all income earned in Singapore and any overseas income that was brought into Singapore prior to 01 Jan 2004. The income, after deduction […]

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Barangay Singapore on September 29th, 2010

Tweet Are you working in any of these industries – banking, accounting, financial services and sales and marketing? Well, good luck and good times ahead…. Central Business District and Boat Quay, Singapore IT’S still a bull market for those seeking mid- to higher-level executive positions in banking, accounting, financial services and sales and marketing in […]

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Barangay Singapore on September 10th, 2010

Tweet A new deployment scheme used by some POEA-licensed agencies was exposed in Singapore last week when 16 documented overseas Filipino workers were prevented from boarding their connecting flights to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for using unconfirmed e-tickets. Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Minda Calaguian-Cruz disclosed that 16 documented workers who arrived in […]

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