Entrepass

Citizenship by Entrepreneurship Series Part II: How to Get an EntrePass in Singapore This series will answer: where can I get residency and citizenship from my business?  If you are looking for a place to start a business and receive residency or citizenship, you can also check out New Zealand, which was part 1 of this series, Thailand[BOI […]

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Passport Updates

Visa Updates We live in a world where very little is constant. With the changes in technology, slow moving governments are struggling to keep up. And the bigger the government, typically the slower and more inefficiently they work. Take the US for example, whose immigration policy is decades behind the rest of the world. HB1 […]

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Jim Rogers

When you leave or enter (Changi Airport, Singapore’s front door – you do it in class. As a citizen, a permanent resident, or even a foreigner on work pass (such as an entrepass) you simply scan your passport, give a thumbprint and walk on through. Zero human interaction. No hassles. No pat downs. No body […]

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(Almost) Tax Free in Paradise [Infographic] Australian Living in Phillippines

(almost) Tax Free in Paradise Part 2 [Infographic] Manila. Traffic. Beautiful Beaches. Boracay. Pork Sisig. The Land of Single Mothers. Angeles City. Cebu. Outsourcing. Davao. Spanish Gold. San Miguel. Pinoy. Pinay. Pirates. Palawan. The Last Frontier. The Philippines. I’ve written before about the Philippines, and included a detailed analysis of the tax treaties, and different […]

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Myanmar | Where to Invest or Start a Business in Burma

Only a short plane ride from Hong Kong or Singapore, you can leave the developed world and be transported back to the 1950’s in Myanmar… which was at the time the rice bowl of Asia. Just a 3 hour flight and a few hundred dollars, and your perspective is altered forever. That’s the beauty of […]

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Emerging markets

So in my last post I made two bold predictions on the economy in the coming century, that emerging markets in Asia and Africa will be the driving force of many of the changes we see in the world. East Timor Is a war torn nation that no one knows much about, or has even […]

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Singapore City

It’s one of the most impressive skylines in the entire world. The epitome of the growth of Asia, the power of the banking system representation of what a country can become with an emphasis on education, entrepreneurship and of the free flow of capital. Looking out at the CBD skyline, I stand on the edge […]

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5 Passport Updates | Brand New Citizenship by Investment Option

2nd Passports It appears that obtaining a second citizenship is beginning to catch momentum as a global trend. I’ve met several people in just the past week who have obtained multiple passports (more on that in later) but this trend is hardly more than a few personal vignettes. While individual experiences are valuable to learn […]

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Can Americans Still Open a Bank Account in Singapore?

I land in Changi Airport and a breeze through securities and customs, I catch a Mercedes cab and tell the driver Orchard road. We have a pleasant talk in English (a rarity for cabs in Asia, save for the Philippines) and I arrive at my first destination: the bank. I had a meeting lined up […]

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Facebook Co-Founder “De-Friends” America.

Eduardo Saverin, Co-Founder of Facebook has officially renounced his US Citizenship, just a short time before Facebook IPO – which will likely land him billions of dollars in profit, and would have resulted in millions of dollars of capital gains taxes. The Former American was born in Brazil, recieved US citizenship, and attended Harvard where […]

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