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Free things to do in Sentosa

Free things to do in Sentosa

Sentosa is a sunny island in Singapore, home to exciting events, themed attractions, award-winning spas, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches, and resort-style hotels. Enjoy a list of free things you can do in Sentosa. Chill at Siloso Beach Get into … Continue reading

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Free Attractions at Changi Airport

Free Attractions at Changi Airport

A Million Times at Changi T2, Public, Level 2 Together with its 1,008 stepper motors, the artwork is an interplay between the fundamental character of an analog clock and the beauty of synchronized movement. It reinvents the presentation of time—a core … Continue reading

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General Info About Singapore

General Info About Singapore

Flag of Singapore Motto: Majulah Singapura (Malay) (English: “Onward, Singapore”) Anthem: Majulah Singapura (English: “Onward, Singapore”) Coat of Arms of Singapore (National Seal of Singapore) Official languages English | Malay | Mandarin | Tamil Government President Mdm Halimah Yacob Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien … Continue reading

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Maid Agencies in Singapore

Maid Agencies in Singapore

1 Assist Agency 170 Upper Bukit Timah Road #03-63K Buhhkit Timah Shopping Centre Singapore 588179 Website | Call | Email | Facebook 1-Alliance Employment Agency 183, Jalan Pelikat #B1-104 The [email protected], Singapore 537643 Website | Call | WhatsApp | Email … Continue reading

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List of Universities in Singapore

List of Universities in Singapore

3dsense Media School Sen Lai founded 3dsense Media School back in the late 90s. What started out as a local online community forum in 1999, has since evolved into one of the Top 10 schools in the world for digital … Continue reading

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Free Things to do on a Sunday

Free Things to do on a Sunday

Free Activities & Free Attractions: Buddhist Temples in Singapore Charity-, Non Profit Organisations & NGOs in Singapore Churches in Singapore Hindu Temples in Singapore  Heritage Roads in Singapore Mosques in Singapore National Monuments in Singapore Synagoges in Singapore Arts & … Continue reading

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Transfer a FDW to a new Employer through an Employment Agency

Transfer a FDW to a new Employer through an Employment Agency

Due to travel restrictions, you may face difficulties sending your helper home. Employment agencies (EAs) can take over the responsibilities for helpers while finding them a new employer. Transfer your helper through an EA If the EA agrees to transfer … Continue reading

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How to cancel a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

How to cancel a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

You must cancel your helper’s Work Permit if she no longer works for you or when her Work Permit expires. Once cancelled, please cut the Work Permit card in half and discard it to prevent misuse. At a glance When … Continue reading

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Transfer a FDW directly to a new Employer

Transfer a FDW directly to a new Employer

To transfer a helper directly, both the new and current employer must carry out certain steps If you are the current employer You need to: Send the helper for her 6-monthly medical examination if you have not done so. Sign the declaration form attached … Continue reading

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Airports of Singapore

Airports of Singapore

A list of all 9 airports in Singapore with public/private-, military- and former airports. Public Airports Changi Airport Changi Airport is renowned for its unrivalled passenger experiences, which have become synonymous with global connectivity, clockwork efficiency and unique, thoughtful services. … Continue reading

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Seaports of Singapore

Seaports of Singapore

Changi Ferry Terminal 30 Changi Ferry Rd, Singapore 499675 Changi Point Ferry Terminal 51 Lor Bekukong, Singapore 499172 Harbourfront Centre [email protected] has 2 terminals, the International Passenger Terminal (IPT) and the Regional Ferry Terminal (RFT). An intensely used terminal, more … Continue reading

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List of Facebook Groups for Maids/FDWs in Singapore

List of Facebook Groups for Maids/FDWs in Singapore

All About Singapore – House Managers A group for domestic helpers in Singapore to directly connect them to locals/expats without charging any fees, as well as for locals/expats looking for recommendations. The group is moderated by the team at ExpatSG … Continue reading

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Foreign Domestic Worker Levy

Foreign Domestic Worker Levy

You must pay a monthly levy for your foreign domestic worker (FDW). You may also qualify for a levy concession and apply for a levy waiver in certain situations. Paying levy for a foreign domestic worker You will have to pay a levy … Continue reading

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Internet Providers in Singapore

Internet Providers in Singapore

Blue Wireless Introducing Blue Wireless, a new generation Wireless Network Service Provider for global enterprises. We enable flexible wireless network access for branches, remote sites, maritime, and IoT implementations using the latest LTE/5G technology across 60+ countries across the world. 60 … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone Providers in Singapore

Mobile Phone Providers in Singapore

Operators MNOs A mobile network operator (MNO), also known as a wireless service provider, wireless carrier, cellular company, or mobile network carrier, is a provider of wireless communications services that owns or controls all the elements necessary to sell and … Continue reading

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Apply for a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

Apply for a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

You can apply for a Work Permit for a foreign domestic worker (FWD) either on your own or through an employment agency. You also need to take certain steps to prepare for your worker’s arrival. At a glance Who can … Continue reading

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Driver License in Singapore

Driver License in Singapore

Getting a Driving License in Singapore The legal Singapore driving license age is 18 years old. To getting your driving license, you will need to pass a test of competence to drive which consists of a Basic Theory Test (BTT), … Continue reading

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Work Permit Conditions for Foreign Domestic Workers

Work Permit Conditions for Foreign Domestic Workers

As an employer of foreign workers, you must comply with a set of Work Permit conditions during their employment. A Work Permit (WP) is generally issued to foreign unskilled and semi-skilled workers. The duration of a Work Permit is generally … Continue reading

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Employment Rules for Foreign Domestic Workers

Employment Rules for Foreign Domestic Workers

Your FDW’s employment must comply with the Work Permit regulatory conditions. As an employer, you will be penalized if you illegally deploy her to work at another residential address or perform non-domestic chores. An FDW: Requires a valid Work Permit. Can only … Continue reading

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Districts of Singapore

Districts of Singapore

The central area in Singapore is the most convenient and accessible location you can live in, with major shopping malls surrounding the areas and daily necessities within easy reach. Distric 1, Marina Area: Boat Quay Boat Quay is a historical quay in Singapore … Continue reading

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Employer’s Guide for FDW

Employer’s Guide for FDW

This guide aims to help you build a positive working relationship with your foreign domestic worker (FDW). It includes information on rest days, well-being, salary, and other matters. Rest days and well-being Guidelines for an FDW’s rest days and well-being, … Continue reading

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Hiring a Maid / FDW – Eligibility and Requirements

Hiring a Maid / FDW – Eligibility and Requirements

Work Permit for FDW: eligibility and requirements You need to meet certain requirements to hire a foreign domestic worker (FDW). These include eligibility, security bond and insurance. Foreign domestic worker eligibility A foreign domestic worker (FDW) needs to meet age, nationality and education requirements to get … Continue reading

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Home Decor Stores in Singapore

Home Decor Stores in Singapore

50+ Home decor and furniture stores in Singapore to style your home Affordable Style Files The Affordable Style Files is a world filled with great inspiration for your life and home through designs and images. Come along on our interiors … Continue reading

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Driving in Singapore

Driving in Singapore

Singapore road system is designed to take you to every corner of Singapore. Find out more about road infrastructure, driving rules and regulations, and guiding signages for your drive in Singapore. Motorists should also take note of the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) … Continue reading

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Moving Services in Singapore

Moving Services in Singapore

International and domestic moving services Agarwal Movers Singapore 221 Henderson Road, #05-12 Henderson Building, Singapore 159557 Website | Call | Email | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter AGS Movers Singapore 31 Jurong Port Road #06-10/11 Jurong Logistics Hub Singapore 619115 Singapore … Continue reading

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Changi Airport AIRLINE INFORMATION

Changi Airport AIRLINE INFORMATION

AEGEAN AIRLINES Code: A3 Terminal: T3 AIRASIA Code: AK, Z2, QZ, FD, D7 Terminal: T1 Row: 8,9 Door: 3 Check-In Time: 2.5 hrs to 45 mins Website AIR CANADA Code: AC Terminal: T3 AIR CHINA  Code: CA Terminal: T1 Row: Row 11 Door: Door 5 Check-In Time: 3 hrs … Continue reading

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Free Things to do at Marina Bay

Free Things to do at Marina Bay

Benjamin Sheares Bridge The Benjamin Sheares Bridge is the longest bridge in Singapore, spanning 1.8 km, and the tallest, at 29 meters. It is named after Dr. Benjamin Henry Sheares, the second president of the Republic, who died four months … Continue reading

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List of Visitor Centres in Singapore

List of Visitor Centres in Singapore

Drop by one of these centres in downtown Singapore to get more information about Singapore, purchase tickets to attractions and tours or pick up a souvenir. Esplanade Waterfront 8 Raffles Avenue, #01-18, Singapore 039802 Operating Hours Daily 8.30 am – … Continue reading

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100+ SOCIAL PLATFORMS IN SINGAPORE

100+ SOCIAL PLATFORMS IN SINGAPORE

Join groups and follow platforms of your interests to stay updated with info, events & happenings in Singapore – advertising/spam-free and daily moderated by the team at All About City & ExpatSG!

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Is Singapore’s Tap Water safe to drink?

Is Singapore’s Tap Water safe to drink?

What (water) are you drinking? Do you know that not all waters are created equal? Read everything you need to know about water from Singapore’s only Water Sommelier, Sam Wu! There are fundamental differences between every brand you see in … Continue reading

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List of Banks in Singapore

List of Banks in Singapore

Local banks Bank of Singapore Head Office 63 Market Street, 22nd Floor Bank of Singapore Centre, Singapore 048942 Website | Call | Events DBS Bank Limited (Developmental Bank of Singapore) Head Office 12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay … Continue reading

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Charity-, Non Profit Organisations & NGOs in Singapore

Charity-, Non Profit Organisations & NGOs in Singapore

Singapore Charity Portal The Charities Unit, also known as the office of the Commissioner of Charities (COC), was set up on 1 July 2006, as part of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS).  Following the recommendations of the Inter-Ministry … Continue reading

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Local & International Supermarkets in Singapore

Local & International Supermarkets in Singapore

7-Eleven Head Office No. 21 Tampines North Drive 2 #03-01, Singapore 528765 Website | Hotline | Email | Store Location | Offer | Facebook | Instagram Al Marche 2 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018987 Website | Call | Email | Facebook … Continue reading

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Clubs in Singapore

Clubs in Singapore

Golf & Country Clubs ClubhouseSG – Singapore’s only Indoor Golf Lounge Clubhouse is an upmarket indoor golf club in the heart of Singapore’s CBD, which provides an oasis for like-minded people to meet, relax and have fun. We provide exceptional service, … Continue reading

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List Of Malls in Singapore

List Of Malls in Singapore

A complete list of shopping malls in Singapore, sorted by region with all info, address, phone number, email, also direct links to their website, events as well as social media! Central [email protected] [email protected] is one of the first major retail … Continue reading

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List of Embassies in Singapore

List of Embassies in Singapore

Find a complete list of Embassies in Singapore with their Address, Operational Hours, Tel/Fax & email contacts, including  Embassies in charge of Singapore located in nearby countries. ANGOLA EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA 9 Temasek Boulevard #17-02, Suntec Tower … Continue reading

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List of Parks in Singapore

List of Parks in Singapore

Admiralty Park Located in Woodlands, Admiralty Park is the largest park in the north. It is situated on hilly terrain with Sungei Cina river running through it, and houses the largest nature area within an urban park. 31 Riverside Road, … Continue reading

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Important Phone Numbers in Singapore

Important Phone Numbers in Singapore

A complete list of emergency numbers, hotlines, helplines, counselling and all ministries of Singapore including tel, fax, email, website & social media. EMERGENCY NUMBERS In case of emergencies call Police 999 Emergency Ambulance 995 Fire Engine 995   Singapore Police … Continue reading

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List of Hotels in Singapore

List of Hotels in Singapore

Singapore offers a wide variety of hotels, starting from budget- / capsule- hotels up to 6 stars or even brand-new container-hotels in the CBD area! All About City is listing the most interesting ones and permanentely working on completing the … Continue reading

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National Monuments in Singapore

National Monuments in Singapore

Anderson Bridge (1910) Anderson Bridge is a vehicular bridge that spans across the Singapore River. It is located near the river’s mouth in the Downtown Core Planning Area of Singapore’s Central Area. Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049212 Bowyer Block Amidst the … Continue reading

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SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES

SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES

MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION (MCI) To build a nation of connected people and achieve a better quality of life by: – developing vibrant infocomm, media and design sectors – cultivating learning communities – fostering an engaged public Old Hill … Continue reading

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Cost of living in Singapore

Cost of living in Singapore

Oh Singapore, a country loved by many. But what’s not being loved is the cost of living here in Singapore. It could break your bank if you’re not careful, seriously. Although, looking at some of the price point could actually … Continue reading

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