Month: May 2016

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    Britain’s decision to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum sparked market chaos. But now that the dust is settling, were the predictions of apocalyptic meltdown overstated, or is the worst still yet to come? We examine what Brexit means for Britain’s relations with the world, as well as its implications for Singapore and the region. Between The Lines Every Wednesday 6:00 PM …

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    The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore (BritCham) announced a new board at its 62nd Annual General Meeting (AGM), including a new President, Vice President, three new board members, and a Secretary. Dr Bicky Bhangu, Director for Rolls-Royce Singapore, assumed the post of President on the 6th May 2016 following the AGM. He took over from Mr Hugo Walkinshaw, Partner at EY, who completed two terms …

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    Singapore: Lawyers Urge Employer Caution in Addressing New Rules Favoring Singaporean Workers Oct. 23—Lawyers are advising foreign companies in Singapore to advertise job openings on a government website rather than try to get an exemption from the new rule requiring this. Before companies can apply for employment passes for foreign staff, the new Fair Consideration Framework mandates that they make the positions available to Singaporeans …