The number of Japanese company in Singapore was 1,141 in October 2016. It decreased by 2.2% compared to the number from the preceding year
Categorised by industry, the largest number of Japanese company in Singapore falls in Manufacturing sector (261 companies), the 2nd is Services (158) and the 3rd is Wholesale & Retail (117).
There are approximately 37,504 Japanese people living in Singapore (October, 2016), the number of Japanese population has been increased by 30% from year 2012 to 2016.
Singapore’s Changi Air Port is currently ranked as the World’s Best Airport for the fifth consecutive year since 2013 (Skytrax). The airport is located on the east side and about 20 km away from Singapore inner-city, which usually takes 30-60 minute drive. There are 2 different ways to get to the city of Singapore: Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)
You can save your cost by taking MRT train to city centre, but the hard part is that you have to change the train line (not easy but challenging!).
MRT station at Changi Airport is located at the basement of Terminal 2 or 3. To reach City Hall Station in the city centre, take MRT to Merah Station to connect to East West line. The trip usually takes around 32 minutes.
Changi Airport Taxis
Fastest and most comfortable transport to travel between the airport to city. It takes around 30 minute which cost around $20-$30 SGD. Late night (00:00 – 05.59) surcharge is 50% of fare shown on the meter.
Singapore is a hub for various countries, so you can find plenty of international food and drinks. However, the food price in Singapore might be slightly higher than those in Japan. If you have a dinner at a stylish cafe, you may pay over 2,000 yen. In Singapore, there are many local food and market that you can enjoy your life while living and working there!