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Google and Facebook top places to work in Singapore, fall out of top 10 in US: Report Google and Facebook top places to work in Singapore, fall out of top 10 in US: Report

Tech giants Google and Facebook claimed the top two spots as the best places to work in Singapore as rated by employees, according to a list by job and recruiting site Glassdoor.

Counting down to Dubai  Shopping festival, one of the world\'s largest Counting down to Dubai Shopping festival, one of the world's largest

The 25 edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival starts on 26 December 2019 and runs up to 1 February 2020

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King Kashyap: Writing, Directing, Producing, Acting... There\'s nothing this man can\'t do Spotlight
King Kashyap: Writing, Directing, Producing, Acting... There's nothing this man can't do

Award winning filmmaker Anurag Kashyap sat down for an exclusive chat with Connected to India about his love for Indian cinema, the power and influence of OTT platforms, future projects, being nominated for the International Emmy Awards and more.

Catapulting moneylending into the cyber age: LendFoundry CEO Sandeep Phophaliya @work
Catapulting moneylending into the cyber age: LendFoundry CEO Sandeep Phophaliya

Money-lending is one of the cornerstones of the global economy, with the concept almost as old as currency itself.

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Maybank Kim Eng cuts 5 per cent of Singapore manpower Maybank Kim Eng cuts 5 per cent of Singapore manpower

Maybank Kim Eng has reduced 5 per cent of its manpower in Singapore amid stiff competition from fintech firms, according to news reports.

Airtel stakeholder Bharti Telecom seeking nod for Singtel investment: Sources Airtel stakeholder Bharti Telecom seeking nod for Singtel investment: Sources

Bharti Airtel promoter Bharti Telecom has sought the Indian government’s permission to allow an SGD 937.03 million (INR 4,900 crore) investment from Singapore-based Singtel and other foreign entities, according to media reports.

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6th Christmas Wonderland is bigger, better with new Santa Parade and Workshop 6th Christmas Wonderland is bigger, better with new Santa Parade and Workshop

Christmas Wonderland has returned to Gardens by the Bay for its sixth edition, featuring exciting new highlights with plenty to amaze visitors of all ages.

Singapore is 13th most expensive place for expats in the world, 7th in Asia Singapore is 13th most expensive place for expats in the world, 7th in Asia

Singapore has scaled five places to become the 13th most expensive location in the world for expatriate workers.

Know Your India
India in Numbers: Rise in the super-rich, tiger population growing India in Numbers: Rise in the super-rich, tiger population growing

Below are statistics gathered from various sources, describing India in numbers. The number of super-rich Indians has gone up in the past three years, and the country has the world’s highest population of tigers.

Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9 Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in the 608-year-old world heritage city is in a class of its own.

New To Singapore
Singapore world’s second safest city: Report Singapore world’s second safest city: Report

The latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Safe Cities Index (SCI) sees Singapore retain its position as the second safest city in the world.

Peranakan Indians: A unique community in Singapore, Melaka that is struggling to survive Peranakan Indians: A unique community in Singapore, Melaka that is struggling to survive

The Chetti Melaka, or Peranakan Indians, they are the descendants of South Indian traders who settled in Melaka (formerly Malacca) in the 15th century and married local women of Malay and Chinese descent.

Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore

Nothing can quite compare to the rocking vibes of a live band.

LifeStyle
#HappyBirthdyThalaiva trends on superstar Rajinikanth\'s birthday #HappyBirthdyThalaiva trends on superstar Rajinikanth's birthday

Rajinikanth who was born on 12 December 1950 as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad and has a legion of fans across the globe celebrates his 69th birthday today.

Shahrukh\'s Indonesian fan\'s movie headed for 2020 Oscars Shahrukh's Indonesian fan's movie headed for 2020 Oscars

Best Actor award winner at Citra 2019 Muhammad Khan thanked Shahrukh Khan for inspiring him at the Indonesian Film Festival 2019

Analysis & Commentary
What ails the Housing Market? What ails the Housing Market?

The 'golden years' of Indian residential real estate are well and truly over, at least in the short to mid-term. The sentiment of end-users as well as investors who previously banked heavily on residential real estate for maximum returns is seriously curtailed.

India real estate: Safeguarding against fly-by-night operators India real estate: Safeguarding against fly-by-night operators

The Indian real estate market has always attracted considerable interest from the expatriate Indian diaspora.

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Indian-American Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian Portrait Gallery Indian-American Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian Portrait Gallery

Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the prestigious Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery along with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

IB student’s MYP charity project gets NGO status IB student’s MYP charity project gets NGO status

Eighteen-year-old Saloni More, an International Baccalaureate (IB) alumnus of the KIS International School in Bangkok, has gone the extra mile for a school project that became a charity to help underprivileged children in India.

Indian-origin Malaysian cop helps woman deliver baby in taxi Indian-origin Malaysian cop helps woman deliver baby in taxi

Komathi Narayan, an Indian-origin policewoman in Malaysia, was commended for helping a woman deliver her baby inside a cab in the city of Kuala Lumpur.