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17-Sep-2018 Singapore

DHL eCommerce launches Cash on Delivery for cross border e-commerce

Cash is still king in Southeast Asia, with over 73% of the population still unbanked[1] and inaccessible to e-commerce retailers since they do not have access to credit cards or internet banking services. DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group,...

01-Sep-2018 Singapore

Suresh Prabhu holds bilateral meetings on sidelines of RCEP

India and Singapore today launched the 3rd Review of India Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) in Singapore.  The review was launched by India’s Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, and Minister...

30-Aug-2018 Singapore

6TH RCEP Ministerial Meeting begins in Singapore

Union Minister of Commerce& Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu,is leading the Indian delegation for the 6th RCEP Trade Ministers’ Meeting which begins in Singapore today.The Minister will participate in the meetingconsisting of 10 ASEAN countries...

21-Aug-2018 Singapore

Myanmar working with UN for Rohingya repatriation : Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday that her country was working with the UN to allow the safe return of the minority Rohingya refugees who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following Army offensives in 2017.In a televised conference in Singapore,...

30-Jul-2018 Singapore

Office Satire ‘Job Be Damned’ Launched In Singapore

National best-selling author, Rishi Piparaiya’s book on office satire Job Be Damned was recently launched in Singapore. Mr Ajay Makhija, former CEO of the Global Consumer Bank at Samba Financial Group released the book at a gathering of corporate professionals...

14-Jun-2018 Singapore

Madame Tussauds Singapore first one to include Kim Jong-un

After the Trump-Kim summit on Sentosa earlier this week, Madame Tussauds Singapore decided to feature Kim Jong-un.Guests could stand eye to eye with the North Korean Supreme Leader. President Donald Trump already has wax figures in different Madame Tussauds.The...

11-Jun-2018 Singapore

Trump, Kim to meet at mother of all summits in Singapore

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet in Singapore on Tuesday morning for a historic summit - billed as the mother of all summits - to solve arguably the worlds most seething nuclear crisis.The summit, which was almost...

02-Jun-2018 Singapore

Narendra Modi meets US Defence Secretary, visits Indian naval ship

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Defence Secretary James Mattis on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue and went on board an Indian Navy ship at a naval base here on Saturday, the concluding day of his three-nation tour of southeast Asia, before...

01-Jun-2018 Singapore

India Signs Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore

India has signed the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore. This is the first MRA being signed by India with any of our FTA partners. In a major gain for India, Singapore agreed to expand coverage of Indian nursing institutions by recognising...

01-Jun-2018 Singapore

Narendra Modi visits Nanyang Technological University

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today visited Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.He responded to questions during an interaction with students.On a question on the challenges facing Asia in the 21st century, the Prime Minister noted that it...

09-Mar-2018 Singapore

Rahul Gandhi meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday called on Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and discussed issues concerning both countries."I had a cordial meeting with the PM of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong. Our discussions covered a wide range of topics concerning...

08-Mar-2018 Singapore

Extremely nasty form of politics taking root in India : Rahul Gandhi

Asserting that there is a general atmosphere of intimidation that exists in India, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying an extremely nasty form of politics was taking root in the country and that "we will defeat...

08-Mar-2018 Singapore

BJP less concerned about peace, tranquility : Rahul Gandhi in Singapore

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day foreign trip that will also take him to Malaysia, on Thursday said here that India was facing "very serious dangers of polarising society" and accused the ruling BJP of being "less concerned about peace and...

04-Mar-2018 Singapore

Michelle Wie wins LPGA Singapore

United States' Michelle Wie won the HSBC Women's World Championship at the Sentosa Golf Club here on Sunday.Michelle Wie clinched her fifth LPGA title, finishing on 17-under 271, reports Efe.Seven birdies in the final round of the tournament helped Wie close...

13-Jan-2018 Singapore

How gut bacteria, broccoli can help keep bowel cancer away

Researchers have developed a cocktail of bacteria and cruciferous vegetables that can potentially turn into a targeting system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells.Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, after lung and prostate cancer.Although...

07-Jan-2018 Singapore

Asean centrality essential for Indo-Pacific peace, prosperity: India

India on Sunday reiterated that the leadership and centrality of the southeast Asian region is essential for the peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region."Asean has reached the golden milestone of 50 years," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said...

16-Nov-2017 Singapore

Arun Jaitley in Singapore: Lists GST, note ban as major reforms

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has urged Singaporean businesses to invest in India, highlighting the country as one of the largest FDI recipients with the government undertaking major structural reforms, including Aadhaar, GST and demonetisation."India has become...

11-Jul-2017 Singapore

Admission to MDIS on till July 14 across 10 Indian cities

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) will hold its Admissions Day till 14 July across 10 cities in India. In a first, students who sign up for MDIS Master’s Business programmes will be offered the chance at a management trainee position...

03-Jun-2017 Singapore

Malcolm Turnbull warns Asian leaders of 'coercive China'

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has used a key speech on security in Singapore to warn the Asian countries against a "coercive China" and said small powers will unite against Beijing if it tries to bully neighbours.In a keynote speech at at the Shangri...

22-May-2017 Singapore

Manohar Lal Khattar in Singapore seeking investments for Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday launched the state's pitch for investment in Singapore with corporates and industrial houses making investment commitments."Pratt and Whitney, a global aviation major, has committed to set up its R&D (research...

12-May-2017 Singapore

Indian Naval ships visit Singapore

Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shivalik, Jyoti and Kamorta, on overseas deployment to Southeast Asia and the Southern Indian Ocean, arrived here on Friday, a navy statement said.The ships, under the command of Eastern Fleet commander Rear Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta,...

14-Apr-2017 Singapore

Srikanth, Praneeth move into semis, Sindhu loses at Singapore Open

Indian men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and B. Sai Praneeth advanced to the semi-finals, while P.V. Sindhu and the mixed doubles pair of B. Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa lost in the quarter-finals of the $350,000 Singapore Open Superseries here...

01-Mar-2017 Singapore

How Google can help save our ecosystem

Using nearly 100,000 images extracted from Google Street View, a team of researchers has developed a method to map and quantify how street trees regulate ecosystem services.With urban populations exploding in megacities like Tokyo, Shanghai and Delhi to well...

30-Nov-2016 Singapore

National reconciliation, peace important for Myanmar: Suu Kyi

National reconciliation and peace is unavoidably important for Myanmar, it is not a matter of choice, said Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday.Suu Kyi made the statement at the start of her three-day visit to Singapore, Xinhua news agency reported.This...

05-Nov-2016 Singapore

Hockey: Indian women win Asian Champions Trophy

India beat China 2-1 with a last-gasp goal in the final to emerge winners for the first time in the Women's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.Deepika scored the winner in the 60th minute as she slammed home a penalty corner rebound...

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