The latest business news from the Baltics and Singapore

Dear , you are reading the fifth newsletter of the Baltic-Singapore Chamber of Commerce. We hope this information will be interesting for you. Enjoy reading!


Study in Singapore

Inga Martinkute, Advocate, PhD Candidate at the National University Singapore

Watch the video and get to know what are the biggest advantages and challenges of studying in Singapore and get some advice if you are thinking about studying in Singapore.

Please meet our new participant - QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

The company was founded in 1990 and has established itself as the leading global provider of specialist higher education and career information and solutions. The experts at QS seek to ensure candidates have access to the best tools and the best independent expert information before making a decision.

The company undertakes its activities in 50 countries. It works with over 2,000 of the world's leading higher education institutions and has over 12,000 employees. QS provides services at each key career stage: the first degree, Masters, PhD, MBA, and executive-level.


All three Baltic countries and Singapore boast WiFi access in their airports in 2016

Rotten WiFi reveals annual ratings of best WiFi airports globally in 2016. According to this report, Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (TLL) in Estonia has the second best WiFi access globally.

Besides, Lenart Merit Airport in Estonia and Vilnius International Airport (VNO) in Lithuania have the best WiFi Internet access in Europe. Also, Riga International Airport falls into Top10 of the European Airports for best WiFi in 2016.
Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) is in the 3rd position among Top10 fastest WiFi Airports in Asia in 2016 and the 6th position globally.

Information source: Rotten WiFi


Future Ready Singapore: Big data, big workforce opportunities

The rise of big data has the potential to reshape how companies and countries optimise their workforce. From planning for employee retirement to equipping people with the right skills to prepare them for the future, the use of data has endless potential that is just beginning to be realised.

Information source: Future Ready Singapore



The business of creating Asia’s smart cities

Smart cities have become a hot topic in recent years due to increased urbanisation and rising global pressures to remain economically viable in the face of scarce resources.


Singapore: a gateway to Southeast Asia’s digital healthcare market?

Across Southeast Asia, demand for healthcare is rising rapidly.


Information source: Future Ready Singapore


Business Guide “Doing Business in ASEAN 2016”

An Introduction to Doing Business in ASEAN, compiled by Dezan Shira & Associates, introduces the fundamentals of investing in the 10-nation ASEAN bloc, concentrating on economics, trade, corporate establishment and taxation.



Global Lithuanian Economic Forum 2016

November 10

Three Sides of Lithuania: Merge or Split? Vision of the Political and Economic Development of Regions After 2020

Global Lithuanian Economic Forum (PLEF) is the only visionary event in Lithuania where public authorities and independent experts present the future of the state and their dreams of it and world-famous Lithuanians share their insights.


QS Executive Connect in Singapore

November 12
10:00 – 14:30

Are you a seasoned manager looking for your next challenge?

Then this event is for you!

Join us at our Executive Connect event in Singapore on Nov 12th at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Receive guidance and insights from EMBA experts from top business schools (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, CEIBS, ESSEC, Hult, IE…) in personalized face-to-face meetings.
Accept an exclusive invitation to our Executive Lounge, where you will be able to network with alumni, business coaches, admissions directors and like-minded executives over drinks and canapés.

Reserve your place here!


Study Trip on Lithuanian Laser Sector

November 14 - 15

The representative of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) Mr. Wei Xuan Toh is coming to Vilnius to research the Lithuanian laser sector as well as to discuss the opportunities for cooperation of Lithuania and Singapore.


If you have any questions, suggestions or if you want to see information about your company in this newsletter, please feel free to contact me.
Jurgita Telešienė Project Manager

The Baltic-Singapore Chamber of Commerce

Vilniaus str. 31 LT-01402 Vilnius Lithuania
Skype: sgpchamber