New COVID Restrictions in Singapore: What You Should Know

As the number of COVID-19 cases drop and stabilize, Singapore takes strides towards normalcy. The Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level will be changed to Yellow starting today (April 26, 2022). Expect to see more restrictions lifted and employees returning back to the office soon. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we’ll go over …

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Singapore’s new points system aims to attract top talent

Singapore will implement a new points system for Employment Pass (EP) applicants starting next year. In 2023, Singapore’s EP applicants can also expect higher qualifying salary thresholds. The Singapore Government hopes that the new points system will help local businesses attract high-talent expat professionals and ensure diversity in the workplace. In this Pacific Prime Singapore …

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Your guide to Singapore Work Permits, S Pass, and Employment Pass (Updated 2022)

Thinking of starting a new chapter in Singapore? You’ll need official documents from the Singaporean government to stay and work. Depending on your occupation, salary, and more, you may be required to get a Work Permit, S Pass, or an Employment Pass. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we’ll go over the latest criteria for …

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Your guide to pregnancy, maternity care, and insurers in Singapore

If you’re planning to be pregnant in one of the most expensive cities in the world *cough Singapore cough*, then the chances are that you’ll be pretty concerned about the exorbitant costs of maternity care and delivery (amongst other costs associated with raising a child). This is why Pacific Prime Singapore highly recommends looking into …

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Moving to Singapore in 2022: Visa, housing, and living costs explained

Singapore’s position as a global business center and financial hub makes it a magnet for expats. With its efficient handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s highly likely that foreigners will continue to flock to the Lion City this year and going forward. However, there is a downside – its bank-breakingly high living costs, especially when …

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