Free-trade agreement with Sri Lanka
The Singapore-Sri Lanka free trade agreement is the talk of the business community. Inked in January, this is one of the most noteworthy bilateral deals in the region this year. The agreement exempts taxes on the export of most goods to Sri Lanka and allows Singapore firms to bid for projects under Sri Lanka’s state-owned enterprises, among other clauses.
Brush up on your Singlish with this app. It covers more than 80 phrases, with definitions and audio, so you’ll hear exactly how they’re pronounced. It’ll help you throw Singlish into conversations with clients that have to do with coffee, football and more. Probably best to leave out the insults, though.
After a day of meetings, unwind at Singapore’s hottest new dining and partying spot. Lavo opened earlier this year on the roof of Marina Bay Sands, serving Italian-American food and transforming into a club at night. There’s also an outdoor terrace, and the views go on for miles.
Go with a classic Montblanc wallet that looks smart in both business and leisure settings. It’s made of Italian leather and features a simple, compact design, with the Montblanc emblem displayed subtly. Sold onboard Cathay Dragon. See Emporium in your seat pocket for details.