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India Equity: Types of equity mutual funds available for investments

On June 1, 2018, investing in equity mutual funds in India got a tad easier thanks to a directive on scheme categorization (or...

Personal Finance #India

India Bonds: RBI rate cut decision to help govt bonds, boost economic growth

Global and domestic growth inflation expectations have been benign and global central banks have been easing interest rates to support...

Personal Finance #SpecialFeature

India Equity: Opportunities abound but first a look at the basics of investing

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and it is one of the most favourable destinations for long-term investments,...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #India

Car ownership in Singapore falls to its lowest in 10 years

The household expenditure survey released on July 31 shows a fall in car ownership among resident households in Singapore - at 35.3 per cent...

Leisure

Hazy outlook for Singapore in August with wind-shifts and smoky hotspots detected in Indonesia

Singapore may experience occasional haze in the first fortnight of August 2019 due to hotspots with smoke plumes observed in central Sumatra...

Others #Weather

Buying a home in India? A look at regulations, processes for such investments

Non-Resident Indians who are interested in buying a home in India need to equip themselves for making the best-possible property purchase...

Personal Finance #India

Stick to sovereign, low-risk India bonds for predictable returns

The bond market in India is under stress since last September, and it may be prudent for investors – both NRIs and domestic, to avoid...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

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...

Others #SpecialFeature

Understanding the “risk free” bond market in India

The bond market in India is quite vibrant, particularly for sovereign bonds. And, in order to be an informed investor either in the market...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Komala Vilas: One of the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore

Having first opened its doors in 1947 along Serangoon Road – in the cultural enclave of “Little India” – Komala Vilas is the oldest...

Others Spotlight - @work @work

Selecting the right bond funds in India for investment

The bond market in India continues to look attractive for Non-Resident Indians to invest, but caution is needed in choosing the right funds...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Singapore’s Education Ministry invites scholarship applicants from India

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Singapore is inviting applications from Indian students for the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Youth...

Education #Singapore

Debt mutual funds gain after India budget

The Indian government’s latest budget has laid the roadmap for a deeper and wider bond market in India. The initial documentation and...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Bond-ing with India: Investing directly or through mutual funds

Indian stock market indices (NSE Nifty and BSE Sensex) are near all-time highs and economic growth has declined significantly, and thus...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

World University rankings: Singapore universities rank highest in Asia Pacific

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS) have risen one place to be ranked joint 11th in...

Education #Singapore

Singapore Central Bank chief Ravi Menon’s term extended for two years

The term of Ravi Menon as the managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has been extended for two more years.

Personal Finance #Singapore

Atul Temurnikar: Making education smart and affordable

Atul Temurnikar Co-founder and Chairman of GIIS (Global Indian International School) is obsessed with giving Indians abroad the best...

Education Spotlight - @work @work

GIIS SMART Campus launch signals new wave of modern schooling

Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Singapore launched its flagship SMART Campus last week, combining 21st-century pedagogy with...

Education #Singapore

HDB tenancy period for non-Malaysian non-citizen residents expanded to two years in Singapore

Flat-owners in Singapore will be allowed to rent out their flats or bedrooms to non-Malaysian non-citizen residents for a maximum of two...

Housing #Singapore

Starhub offers SIM-only plan with "extra large" data bundles

New to Singapore and not decided on a telco yet. You could go with StarHub's trio of unique SIM-only plans with extra-large data bundles,...

Others #Singapore

New Orchard heritage trail presents lesser-known stories of the precinct

The National Heritage Board’s 18th heritage trail brings together stories from the community to uncover the lesser-known sides to Orchard.

Leisure #Singapore

Cultivating a love for learning: GIIS Primary Programme

The Primary Programme at Global Indian International School (GIIS) focuses on planting the seed of love for learning in young children.

Education #Singapore

25 years of SIA-NOL scholarship: Economic and Social Contribution to Singapore, India and beyond

What do Monk Sri Nithya Turiyananda Swami, Professor Naresh Agarwal, Strategist Nitin Pai, Mountaineer John Gomes and CEO of Hotstar Ajit...

Education NRI Stories #Singapore

The colours of Singapore's ethnic enclaves: Kampong Glam

In this series, we bring you through the colourful ethnic enclaves of Singapore, starting with Kampong Glam.

Others #Singapore

GIIS launches digitally-advanced SMART Campus pioneering educational technology

Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Singapore has been pioneering new trails in education through innovative applications of...

Education #Singapore