Singapore Questions & Answers

  • Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered April 16, 2021
    Foreigners who are working, studying, or dependents of local residents can open a bank account in Singapore. Foreigners who are 15 years old and above can open a savings bank account while those who are (more...)
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    Answered April 07, 2021
    Yes, foreigners can get married in Singapore. In fact, Singapore is one of the top choices for wedding destinations in Asia. After all, Singapore is called the Garden City, a beautiful backdrop for your dream (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered April 07, 2021
    Yes, foreigners can get a driving license in Singapore. If it’s your first time to get a driving license, you can apply for a new one through the Traffic Police Test Centre. If you already (more...)
  • Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered December 21, 2020
    Costume parties are always fun and choosing your outfit should also be an enjoyable experience. The holiday season is the perfect excuse to throw a party, even if it’s just for your closest friends and (more...)
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    Answered December 21, 2020
    There are quite a few shops to buy cheap furniture in Singapore. Here are my recommendations for those who are planning to move  to a new place, new couples who are starting their new life (more...)
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    Sean Chan, Meet Sean Chan, a passionate explorer of both the open road and the intricate workings of sports cars. Whether he's revving up for a cross-country drive or sharing his latest tips for keeping your wheels in top shape, Sean serves as your guide to all things automotive.
    Answered December 15, 2020
    Getting your special lady a gift for the holidays? Advance shopping for Valentines Day? Or simply updating your intimate apparel collection? Here are my top three recommended places to buy lingerie in Singapore. This short (more...)
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    Sean Chan, Meet Sean Chan, a passionate explorer of both the open road and the intricate workings of sports cars. Whether he's revving up for a cross-country drive or sharing his latest tips for keeping your wheels in top shape, Sean serves as your guide to all things automotive.
    Answered December 12, 2020
    Planning to escape the city this winter? The year end in Singapore means people planning their holiday vacations and booking their trips with their travel agents. Most would choose to visit cold-climate countries to get (more...)
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    Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered December 04, 2020
    Singapore is among the world’s leading nations in many things. Renowned international companies have branches in the island nation, and many Singaporean private universities are among the finest around the globe. Therefore, it comes as no surprise (more...)
  • Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered December 02, 2020
    With Chinese people counting around 3/4 of the entire populace, Singapore is an attractive destination for celebrating the Lunar New Year. During this time, Chinatown visitors attend street performances, shop till they drop at bazaars, and more. (more...)
  • Zul Chua, Zul Chua has been in the accounting game for a solid ten years, and he's got the balance just right: he's got the cool, analytical brain, but also a heart that's warm and full of expression. He's got this knack for making finance and accounting topics sound surprisingly delightful instead of dull. With his special touch, he turns those dry financial talks into interesting stories, making complicated stuff easy to grasp and fun to read about for anyone curious about finance.
    Answered December 01, 2020
    Christmas celebrations in Singapore feature a lot of entertainment and shopping opportunities. You are unlikely to have snow in this part of Asia, but Xmas lights, performances, and parties make up for that. Moreover, theme and (more...)
  • Sean Chan, Meet Sean Chan, a passionate explorer of both the open road and the intricate workings of sports cars. Whether he's revving up for a cross-country drive or sharing his latest tips for keeping your wheels in top shape, Sean serves as your guide to all things automotive.
    Answered November 30, 2020
    I remember being asked this question once and I was not readily able to answer. I had to ask friends and colleagues who were more into dancing than me. Aside from the occasional party with (more...)
  • Sean Chan, Meet Sean Chan, a passionate explorer of both the open road and the intricate workings of sports cars. Whether he's revving up for a cross-country drive or sharing his latest tips for keeping your wheels in top shape, Sean serves as your guide to all things automotive.
    Answered November 29, 2020
    Finding the best school shoes for their children is a primary concern for every mother around the world. After all, school children spend most of their time at school in these shoes. It is only (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered November 20, 2020
    If you are a visiting traveler who is looking for unique things to bring home to your family and friends, the following items are popular souvenirs from Singapore that might be hard to find in your (more...)
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    Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered November 23, 2020
    Before anything else, check first if you satisfy the following conditions for claiming a GST refund: You are a tourist in Singapore; You are above 16 years old; You spent a minimum of S$100 worth (more...)
  • Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered November 25, 2020
    There are a few places in Singapore people seeking the world’s oldest entertainment visit. First is Geylang, a neighborhood sidelined from tourist areas, where you will find sex professionals and excellent food. The other ones are (more...)
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    Zul Chua, Zul Chua has been in the accounting game for a solid ten years, and he's got the balance just right: he's got the cool, analytical brain, but also a heart that's warm and full of expression. He's got this knack for making finance and accounting topics sound surprisingly delightful instead of dull. With his special touch, he turns those dry financial talks into interesting stories, making complicated stuff easy to grasp and fun to read about for anyone curious about finance.
    Answered November 24, 2020
    Well, ladies, are you up to a free night in Singapore? You’ve arranged with your partners to visit sports bars with their buddies or stay home to prepare a midnight meal, and now you’re in for some (more...)
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    Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered November 23, 2020
    Few things compare to listening to excellent music in a setting with the right acoustics, do you agree? And nothing beats a tingling sensation in your back produced by proven musicians, right? If this sounds (more...)
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    Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered November 15, 2020
    Assuming that men should answer this question, I’ll step up and do it. Well, there are many ways to answer what is so impressive about ladies from Singapore. And many things come to mind when (more...)
  • Zul Chua, Zul Chua has been in the accounting game for a solid ten years, and he's got the balance just right: he's got the cool, analytical brain, but also a heart that's warm and full of expression. He's got this knack for making finance and accounting topics sound surprisingly delightful instead of dull. With his special touch, he turns those dry financial talks into interesting stories, making complicated stuff easy to grasp and fun to read about for anyone curious about finance.
    Answered November 14, 2020
    Everything is possible today, even getting bored in Singapore, one of the most entertaining destinations in the world. Thankfully, there is a cure for that, even if you think you exhausted all opportunities to have (more...)
  • Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered November 12, 2020
    Pet owners take their furry friends’ care seriously, that’s for sure. First, find pet shops selling the best food, then take a cat or a dog to a vet, and so on. Sooner or later, (more...)
  • Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered November 12, 2020
    Perhaps you are like me who got into the gardening craze to keep me entertained amid the current pandemic. Good thing Singapore is known as the Garden City, so, plant-related establishments are not hard to (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered November 11, 2020
    Before I answer your question, let us first define the differences between duty-free and tax-free shopping in Singapore. Some visitors may not be too familiar with these terms and might get confused. Duty-free means the (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered November 05, 2020
    Singapore is a perennially hot and humid city state that you can often see locals and expats lounging at a pool or spending a full day at Sentosa. If you are planning to update your (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered November 04, 2020
    Worried about wearing unflattering shapeless clothes during pregnancy? Given the hot and humid Singaporean climate, I understand the need for pregnant women to wear stylish and comfortable clothing all the time. So, here is a (more...)
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    Zul Chua, Zul Chua has been in the accounting game for a solid ten years, and he's got the balance just right: he's got the cool, analytical brain, but also a heart that's warm and full of expression. He's got this knack for making finance and accounting topics sound surprisingly delightful instead of dull. With his special touch, he turns those dry financial talks into interesting stories, making complicated stuff easy to grasp and fun to read about for anyone curious about finance.
    Answered November 05, 2020
    Studying in Singapore provides many benefits to students. First-class institutions, degrees accepted worldwide, and lower costs compared to many international faculties are some. Besides government-funded, you can choose among many fine private colleges. But, if you wish (more...)
  • Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered November 04, 2020
    Finding a job in Singapore is a goal many expats pursue. A strong economy, high living quality, and the city’s cosmopolitan character are some main reasons for that.  Still, be cautious when choosing an area (more...)
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    Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered November 04, 2020
    Singapore is a treasure trove for high-class YouTubers production. Whether your interests relate to beauty, traveling, entertainment, or something else, check out Singaporeans uploading their witty ideas to YouTube.  Now, you may be asking yourself who the (more...)
  • Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered November 03, 2020
    I think it’s not a matter of what to buy but where to buy cheap things in Singapore. The country is known to be one of the costliest places to live in so most things (more...)
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    Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered November 02, 2020
    There are a number of alternate activities that you can do in Singapore while staying away from the tourist crowds. Below is a short list of my most recommended non-touristy things to do in Singapore. (more...)
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    Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered October 30, 2020
    Studying in Singapore offers many benefits to international students. The city-state is one of the leading destinations for higher education in the world. Plus, students live in a cosmopolitan nation respecting all differences. If you (more...)
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    Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered October 29, 2020
    There’s no denying that living in Singapore is expensive. Still, with the average salary and budget-conscious behavior, most people live well in the island nation. With the expanding economy and benefits coming with it, it’s (more...)
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    Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered October 28, 2020
    Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), rated as one of the world’s top airports, is the island nation’s main gateway. Thus, it is a likely entry point into Merlion City for most travelers. And both offer many (more...)
  • Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered October 23, 2020
    This is quite difficult to answer because Singapore is a known haven for foodies. Being a melting pot of different cultures, Singapore has a lot to offer in terms of food choices that cater to (more...)
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    Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered October 21, 2020
    Singapore is a small city state but the choices of areas for you to live in can be overwhelming. It all depends on your needs like distance to your workplace, cost of living, and your (more...)
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    Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered October 24, 2020
    Getting married in Singapore is pretty much like elsewhere. It involves planning, registering, and celebrating. Whether you are a foreigner or a local, you can marry in the republic by meeting the criteria. Now, if (more...)
  • Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered October 20, 2020
    When it comes to car insurance, Singapore drivers have many available options. Island nation’s companies insuring four-wheelers offer plans that differ based on various factors. Some of them suit new and inexperienced drivers, while families (more...)
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    Zul Chua, Zul Chua has been in the accounting game for a solid ten years, and he's got the balance just right: he's got the cool, analytical brain, but also a heart that's warm and full of expression. He's got this knack for making finance and accounting topics sound surprisingly delightful instead of dull. With his special touch, he turns those dry financial talks into interesting stories, making complicated stuff easy to grasp and fun to read about for anyone curious about finance.
    Answered October 15, 2020
    Singapore is a bustling metropolis often rated as one of the best places to live in the world. The influx of expats, low unemployment, and high living standard are some indicators of its growing economy. However, (more...)
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    Zul Chua, Zul Chua has been in the accounting game for a solid ten years, and he's got the balance just right: he's got the cool, analytical brain, but also a heart that's warm and full of expression. He's got this knack for making finance and accounting topics sound surprisingly delightful instead of dull. With his special touch, he turns those dry financial talks into interesting stories, making complicated stuff easy to grasp and fun to read about for anyone curious about finance.
    Answered October 13, 2020
    The success of landing a job in Singapore depends on many things for international workers. While the island nation’s economy is constantly growing, some areas lag in their growth. Also, a lot may come down (more...)
  • Zul Chua, Zul Chua has been in the accounting game for a solid ten years, and he's got the balance just right: he's got the cool, analytical brain, but also a heart that's warm and full of expression. He's got this knack for making finance and accounting topics sound surprisingly delightful instead of dull. With his special touch, he turns those dry financial talks into interesting stories, making complicated stuff easy to grasp and fun to read about for anyone curious about finance.
    Answered October 14, 2020
    So, you decided to move to the Republic of Singapore. And, you wish to know where you can rub shoulders with other foreigners. Such places are ubiquitous in the Merlion City, whether you seek entertainment, good (more...)
  • Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered October 02, 2020
    Singapore is often considered one of the most expensive cities to live in, but if you know where to look, you will be surprised to find stores selling goods at a lesser price. Here are my (more...)
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    Answered September 28, 2020
    Yes. Singapore is known to be one of the safest cities in the world for any type of traveler. I have tried walking alone in the streets of Singapore at night and I have never (more...)
  • Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered September 07, 2020
    Yes, foreigners can certainly buy cars in Singapore! Singapore’s public transportation system is so efficient that most foreign residents do not find it necessary to own a private vehicle. However, if you do plan to (more...)
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    Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered May 08, 2019
    Singapore has a reputation of being strict with its laws. Here are a few very important things to keep in mind to avoid paying a hefty fine or serving prison time while in Singapore. Don’t (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered April 26, 2019
    Which is the fastest food delivery service in Singapore? There are several options when it comes to food delivery service in Singapore but these are the most recommended if you want fast delivery: 1. Food (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered April 24, 2019
    Yes, foreigners who are 18 years old and above can set up a business in Singapore, whether single proprietorship, a partnership, or a local company. Sole Proprietorship You must be a permanent resident or EntrePass (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered November 07, 2018
    These are the top 5 leading insurance companies in Singapore: AIA, NTUC Income, Aviva, Great Eastern Life, and AXA. Image: AIA AIA Singapore was established in 1931. It belongs to the AIA Group which is (more...)
  • Sumeet Shan, Master Chef at my own kitchen
    Answered August 06, 2018
    Here are the 3 most basic steps to open your own restaurant or café in Singapore, provided that you already completed your feasibility study and raised enough capital for your new business. 1. Incorporate your (more...)
  • Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered April 03, 2018
    There are many reasons why expats want to live in Singapore. In fact, when I first visited Singapore, I loved it so much that I immediately considered moving to the Lion City. Here are some (more...)
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    Sean Chan, Meet Sean Chan, a passionate explorer of both the open road and the intricate workings of sports cars. Whether he's revving up for a cross-country drive or sharing his latest tips for keeping your wheels in top shape, Sean serves as your guide to all things automotive.
    Answered February 11, 2018
    Singapore is not nicknamed “City in a Garden” for nothing! Here are the most popular parks and gardens in the Lion City: Image: Gardens By The Bay Gardens by the Bay is the first thing (more...)
  • Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered December 19, 2017
    Singapore is a small city state that has a super-efficient public transportation system. Going from your hotel to a popular tourist spot won’t be a problem. However, there are certain areas that are recommended depending (more...)
  • Sumeet Shan, Master Chef at my own kitchen
    Answered November 09, 2017
    I had the chance to visit Singapore earlier this year and here are some of the free things that I enjoyed during my visit. On the top of my list is Gardens by the Bay. (more...)
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    Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered October 12, 2017
    When talking about news websites in Singapore, The Straits Times is definitely on the top of my list. I make sure to check it every morning while drinking my coffee to be updated with the (more...)
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    Jeremy Wang, Knows where to have good coffee and cake
    Answered October 23, 2017
    Yes, foreigners can buy property in Singapore, but with certain restrictions. Only Singapore nationals and permanent residents can avail of the subsidized housing by the Housing & Development Board (HBD). HDB flats are government-subsidized housing (more...)
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    Sumeet Shan, Master Chef at my own kitchen
    Answered November 02, 2017
    There are many ways for people to get to Kuala Lumpur from Singapore. To me, the following three options are the most comfortable choices: 1. TRAVEL BY PLANE Of course, the fastest way is by (more...)
  • Gary Ho, A connoisseur of visual storytelling with a passion for capturing life's moments through the lens. As a seasoned lifestyle photographer and filmmaker, Gary loves to share his expertise in curating unforgettable imagery as well as invaluable advice on sourcing top-notch services for everything from stunning headshots to capturing the essence of corporate events and weddings.
    Answered October 05, 2017
    Tipping is not customary in Singapore. You don’t need to worry about paying tip for using any services in Singapore. However, there may be times that you want to reward a waiter or bellhop for (more...)
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    Kenny Chan, Studied at NTU
    Answered September 27, 2017
    There are 5 budget airlines that fly in and out of Singapore Changi Airport: Jetstar, Scoot, Air Asia, Cebu Pacific, and Lion Air. 1. SCOOT Scoot is a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines that was launched (more...)
  • Leia Tan, Meet Leia Tan, a soul who finds beauty in every corner of life, from the delicate petals of a flower to the unconditional love of a pet. Leia's passion lies in exploring the diverse tapestry of lifestyles and the elements that nurture our existence. Join her as she delves into the realms of wellness, nature, and the simple joys that enrich our lives.
    Answered September 14, 2017
    For a super cheap way to get to the city from the airport, the MRT is a great choice! However, if you are carrying a ton of luggage, it may be difficult to maneuver! The (more...)
  • Emma Lee, Your go-to guru for anything budget-friendly. With a flair for spotting trends and a talent for snagging unbeatable deals, Emma's heart beats for discovering hidden treasures and wallet-friendly gems scattered throughout the island.
    Answered August 25, 2017
    The ez-link card is sold in a variety of island wide locations. You can easily purchase a card at any of these sales points: 40 TransitLink Ticket Offices and 8 Concession Card Replacement Offices located (more...)
  • Sarah Ong, Share about good and reasonable-prized restaurants, bars and other entertainment spots
    Answered August 23, 2017
    WHAT IS EZ-LINK CARD? It is a contactless smart transport card that allows you to use the MRT, LRT, buses, and taxis in seconds! You just need to tap and go. In my opinion, it (more...)
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    Alyssa Low, Say hello to Alyssa Low, a devoted mother of three and an advocate for joyful parenting. With a heart overflowing with love and a mission to nurture both minds and smiles, Alyssa shares her passion for bringing the best education and happiness to children's lives.
    Answered August 20, 2017
    Given that you don’t care about things like eating expensive dishes (chili crab, international buffet at a 5-star hotel), shopping for branded fashion at Orchard’s malls, and visiting places with costly entry tickets such as (more...)