Employment Pass (EP)

JOBS

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Singapore economy

Employment Pass holders to have minimum salary of $4500 from $3900; financial service employees to be paid at least $5000

Firms applying for new Employment Passes (EPs) for foreign employees will need to pay them at least $4,500, from $3,900 previously.

The changes will take effect from September 1.

Tech

Singapore to pilot new programme to help high-potential tech firms bring in talent

SINGAPORE (July 30): Technology companies in growth areas identified by the government will soon find it easier to bring their talents into Singapore, should they choose to set up new teams here.

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