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List of business that a foreigner can own?

Post by nongice626 » Fri, 21 Sep 2007 2:11 pm

Can a foreigner own and operate a traditional massage parlor in Singapore? A restaurant?

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Post by sourisso » Fri, 21 Sep 2007 2:17 pm

need a pass, as always, i guess.

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Re: List of business that a foreigner can own?

Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 21 Sep 2007 2:29 pm

nongice626 wrote:Can a foreigner own and operate a traditional massage parlor in Singapore? A restaurant?
Are you talking about starting one or buying one?

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Re: List of business that a foreigner can own?

Post by Arizona » Fri, 21 Sep 2007 2:55 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
nongice626 wrote:Can a foreigner own and operate a traditional massage parlor in Singapore? A restaurant?
Are you talking about starting one or buying one?
Good point there Strong Eagle.

It's like everyone wants a piece of a pie but do you intend to eat it or you just want it.

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Post by nongice626 » Wed, 04 Feb 2009 10:31 am

are there different regulations for foreigners to start a business vs buying another already established?

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 04 Feb 2009 8:39 pm

nongice626 wrote:are there different regulations for foreigners to start a business vs buying another already established?
Yes. There is nothing to prevent you from buying into a business as a foreigner, assuming it has a Singapore director, which then assumes it is at least a private limited. Can't see how you buy a local business (non incorporated) because now you must meet foreign ownership qualifications.

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Post by Winxkid » Fri, 13 Feb 2009 9:42 pm

nongice626 wrote:are there different regulations for foreigners to start a business vs buying another already established?
There must be at least 1 local director :D

It doesn't make much different :D
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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 13 Feb 2009 10:45 pm

Winxkid wrote:
nongice626 wrote:are there different regulations for foreigners to start a business vs buying another already established?
There must be at least 1 local director :D

It doesn't make much different :D
Except that Entrepass qualifications specifically exclude businesses like a massage parlour.

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