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5 Tips on How to Start an Online Business in Singapore

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 01. 19. 2018

Out of a population of 5.74 million, 4.71 million inhabitants in Singapore are Internet users, making the Internet penetration rate to be 82%. To access the Internet, the persons in Singapore mostly use their smart phones, laptops or desktop computers. This is based on figures released in “Digital in 2017: Southeast Asia”, a report produced by Hootsuite and We Are Social, looking at Internet, social media and mobile use across this region. 

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Topics: Start Up

Why Hire a Company Secretary for Singapore Business?

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 31. 2017

Ease of company setup, vibrant business environment, stable political environment, strong Intellectual Property protection, educated workforce and good quality of life – these are the key factors consistently attracting entrepreneurs to start and grow their business in Singapore.

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Topics: Management

Singapore vs Malaysia: Which is More Business-Friendly Location?

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 30. 2017

Singapore and Malaysia – two key economies in Southeast Asia – share similarities in terms of culture, heritage, and geography. However, for an entrepreneur new to the region, it is worth highlighting that the two countries are different in terms of how they do business.

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Topics: Company Registration

Foreign-Sourced Income Exemption (FSIE) Regime in Singapore

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 29. 2017

In this increasingly globalized world, it is crucial to know where your businesses and entrepreneurial ideas can thrive. This past decade has witnessed new economies with booming market potential. Singapore is reknown to be a top business hub. This is evidenced by rankings such as the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2017- 2018, which placed Singapore as among the top 10 most competitive global economies, and PWC’s “Cities of Opportunity” 2016 report that ranked the Lion City as first in ease of doing business. 

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5 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Non-Profit Organization in Singapore

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 28. 2017

From environmental concerns to food security to gender inequality, the issues that non-profit organizations in Singapore address are diverse. To-date, there is an estimated 140 international non-profit organizations in Singapore according to the Economic Development Board. As evidenced by the increase in non-profit organizations over the years, Singapore offers a conducive environment for such organizations to grow and thrive. It also can host your new ideas and programs that can benefit today’s world.

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Topics: Start Up

7 Most Successful Ecommerce Companies in Singapore for Inspiration

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 28. 2017

Ecommerce is taking our increasingly globalized world by storm, and in the case of Singapore, this is especially transparent. According to the report published by Google and state-owned investment company Temasek titled “e-conomy SEA,” Singapore’s ecommerce market is expected to grow to S$7.5 billion by 2025. This is set in the broader context that the Southeast Asian internet economy is the world’s fastest growing region with a projected growth of S$270 billion by 2025, with ecommerce making up for S$118 billion.

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5 Reasons Why Singapore is the Best Place to Launch Your Fintech Startup

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 27. 2017

As a prominent international financial centre, Singapore is truly a leading fintech hub. This is according to the “Connecting Global Fintech: Interim Hub Review 2017” by Deloitte, which rated 44 cities across the world based on an index performance score.

With key innovation areas such as investment and wealth management, compliance, cyber security and robo advisors, here are five reasons why Singapore is the best place to launch your fintech start-up.

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Topics: Start Up

ICA Introducing a New Electronic-Permanent Residence (e-PR) System

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 26. 2017

According to the Department of Statistics, Singapore is home to more than 500,000 Singaporean permanent residents. Foreigners are undoubtedly drawn to the vibrant life that the Lion City offers. Singapore earned the title as the top Asian city, offering the best quality of life in the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Ranking.

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Topics: Immigration and Work Visas

The Differences Between A Foreign Branch Office And A Subsidiary Company In Singapore

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 22. 2017

Singapore is a world-renowned financial and regional trading hub. Strategic location, coupled with competitive workforce and pro-business environment, makes it a gateway to Asia. As a financial and business hub in Southeast Asia, Singapore is considered an ideal launch pad for foreign companies keen on venturing into this region.

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Topics: Company Registration

Accounting and Tax Services in Singapore: Why You Should Consider AM Corporate Services

Posted by AM Corporate Services Pte. Ltd. 12. 21. 2017

According to the Doing Business 2018 report by the World Bank, Singapore remains a leading business destination. When setting up a business in Singapore, the entrepreneurs will need to know and manage the various components of business operations, such as accounting and taxation. To this end, it might be easier for the them to rely on the help of professional audit and accounting services firm in Singapore which has experts available to guide, advise and handle such matters.

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Topics: Accounting