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Facebook to push their augmented reality project

Facebook will be looking into seizing on augmented reality, said Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive on Tuesday April 18, 2017, at F8, the...

P&G launches first digital innovation centre in Singapore

Procter and Gamble (P&G) launched its first digital innovation centre in Singapore. It will be investing more than SGD140 million over the...

Google to prepare next generation of digital leaders in Singapore

To prepare the next generation of digital leaders in Singapore, US tech giant Google has decided to train about 1000 Singaporeans by 2019.

Singtel offers Singapore’s fastest mobile experience on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Singtel customers who have successfully registered their interest can complete their online pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ from 11am,...

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Nitin Gadkari kick starts the SGDs 1 Billion Masala Bond Sales from Singapore, Next Stop Hong Kong, followed by London

Nitin Gadkari, India’s Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Minister of Shipping, in his self-assured style tinged with sense of...

CAG, SIA and STB renew three-year partnership to promote Singapore tourism

Changi Airport Group (CAG), Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have stepped up their joint efforts to renew a...

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United Airlines reviews its policies, employees will no longer take seats of boarded passengers

United Airlines, which has been in the news for some time now, is reviewing its policies after the violent removal of a passenger from a...

Jet Airways wins TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award 2017 for India’s Best Airline

Indian international airline Jet Airways announced that it had won the coveted ‘India’s Best Airline’ award in TripAdvisor’s first...

India’s Mayar Group sets its eyes on Singapore’s health and beauty market

Global Wellness Holdings (GWH) is looking to focus and invest more in the Singapore market. GWH operates under the Mayar Group, which is an...

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Green bond launched in Singapore

To give a boost to environmental initiatives, City Developments Limited (CDL) launched the first green bond by a Singapore company through...

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Sunil Tolani awarded Hind Rattan for outstanding NRI

Business magnate Sunil Tolani, the founder of Price Organisation, has been awarded the Hind Rattan for his outstanding contributions in the...

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Ahmedabad-based SaleBhai launches global delivery service for Indian diaspora

SaleBhai.com, an e-commerce marketplace that caters specifically to the Indian diaspora abroad, announced yesterday the launch of its...

Ex-director Balakrishnan: Infosys board has let down founders

After approving a whopping wage-hike for Chief Operating Officer (CEO) UB Pravin Rao, global software major Infosys' board is under fire...

Transactions worth AED 77 billion made in Dubai’s real estate sector

Real estate transactions in Dubai have seen an upsurge as people from all over the globe are investing here. Making this announcement,...

Axis Bank, Wells Fargo to offer remittance facility to their NRI customers

India’s third-largest private sector bank, Axis Bank, has announced a strategic partnership with Wells Fargo & Company to offer seamless...

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Companies organising AGMs in April, says report

Companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) are organising their annual general meetings (AGMs) around the same period in a year,...

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Fortis Healthcare eyes buying Singapore’s RHT Health Trust

India’s second largest private chain of hospitals, Fortis Healthcare, is planning to buy the Singapore-based RHT Health Trust.

Donald Trump admin expected to approve export of natural gas to India

The Trump administration is expected to give its consent for major export of natural gas to India, a senior US official has said, stating...

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Content tracker Outbrain launches Automatic Yield to track revenue across all platforms

Content discovery platform Outbrain today unveiled Automatic Yield, a patent-pending technology that allows publishers to track the revenue...

Bill Gates tops Forbes list again, Mukesh Ambani Number 1 of India's 101-billionaire club

India is home to the world’s fourth highest number of billionaires, with Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani leading the club of more...

NRI businessmen Hindujas top Asian Rich List 2017 in UK for second year in a row

Britain's richest Asians have increased their collective wealth by a record 14 billion pounds in one year, according to a survey. The Asian...

NRI Stories

Parminder Singh joins Mediacorp as new Chief Commercial and Digital Officer

Mediacorp has announced the appointment of Parminder (Parry) Singh as its Chief Commercial and Digital Officer, the latest in a series of...

NRI Stories #Singapore

Jet Airways, Uber partnership heralds door-to-door travel options in India

International airline Jet Airways has announced a strategic association with ride-hailing major Uber. The airline said their partnership...

Baba Ramdev wants Patanjali products to be sold in China and far east markets

India’s famous Yogi Baba Ramdev has announced plans to expand the Patanjali brand and products into the far east, starting with the...

MAS Prohibition Orders against Tim Leissner, ex-Goldman Sachs director

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a 10-year Prohibition Order (PO) against Tim Leissner, a former director of Goldman...

India’s rich list takes a hit due to demonetisation in latest Hurun Report

PM Modi’s demonetisation policy has put a dent in the list of Indian billionaires, according to the Hurun Report. The country now has 100...

Top amendments proposed in budget 2017-18 which impact you as a NRI

The rate of income tax is proposed to be reduced to 5% (from 10%) for income between INR 2.5 to INR 5 lakhs. This is likely to bring tax...

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Singapore dollar creates fresh record against Malaysian ringgit

The Singapore dollar has created a fresh record high against the Malaysian ringgit this afternoon by reaching as high as S$1 to RM3.1481,...

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Singtel Newsstand expands offerings, adds 12 SPH lifestyle magazines

Asia’s leading Singtel’s data-free premium subscription news service – Singtel Newsstand has expanded its offerings. It has added 12...

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