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NTU, IIT Madras to offer joint PhD programme as part of research collaboration efforts

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has joined hands with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, to offer a...

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Robots rising: Changi Airport has plans to automate terminal services

Singapore’s Changi Airport, voted the world’s best for the past six years by Skytrax, is planning a robotic overhaul of its services and...

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'Hitman' Rohit Sharma leads India to victory against Pakistan in Asia Cup

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NUS researchers develop test kit for fast and cheap disease screening

enVision can be designed to detect a wide range of diseases, ranging from emerging infectious diseases and high-prevalence infections, to...

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MAS warns of fraudulent website soliciting bitcoin investments

The fraudulent site asks readers to sign up for a Bitcoin account and requests for credit card or bank account details.

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NRI Nobel Prize winning scientist in UK calls for 'sensible' post-Brexit immigration system

Weighing in on the recent immigration controversy, UK-based Nobel Prize winning biologist Sir Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan called for a...

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64 percent decrease in private home sales in August, lowest in six months

Only 616 units were sold in August, plunging 64 percent to the lowest in six months.

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Interbank Fast transfer to be open to e-wallets as well

By giving e-wallets the access to Fast, consumers can top up and get refund their e-wallets from any bank instantly.

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Singapore launches SGQR, world's first unified nationwide QR code

The first of its kind globally, SGQR combines multiple payment QR codes into a single SGQR label.

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PBD 2019 to link with Kumbh Mela, Republic Day celebrations: Sushma Swaraj

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Uttar Pradesh state government are both gearing up for the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas...

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Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal says people's trust in Trump faltering

With Congress midterm elections approaching in the US, Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal yesterday slammed US President Donald...

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Music is a universal language: Tribute to a legendary teacher Ms Kalyani Puranik

Connected to India speaks to the sweet Ms Puranik on her love for music and inspiring the next generation of musicians

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20.6 percent of Singapore workforce will have their jobs displaced by 2028, highest in SEA

Singapore will also face the greatest job-skills mismatch in the region.

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Rohit Sharma - The Hitman - in Singapore on September 30

Cricket fans in Singapore are set for a rare treat as Indian batting star and captain for the upcoming Asia Cup Tournament Rohit Sharma will...

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Labour market improves for first half of 2018; job vacancies hit 3-year high in June

However, job-skills mismatch will continue to pose a challenge to the industries.

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SBI plans to tap India-Singapore remittance corridor worth SGD1.16 billion

State Bank of India is one of the largest banks of the nation and also caters to thousands of overseas Indians living in different parts of...

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Weight loss product sold online found to contain potent medicines

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is alerting members of the public not to purchase or consume 'Ke Le', which is promoted as an appetite...

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7 in 10 Singaporeans "somewhat confident" their e-medical records will be secure: Survey

About 7 in 10 respondents in a survey said they were "somewhat confident" that their data stored in a national electronic health record...

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Singapore travellers can now make e-payments with NETSPay app when they travel overseas

The enhanced NETSPay app comes with a new wallet feature that enables consumers to scan and pay for purchases at over 7.5 million UnionPay...

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CEA issues guidelines for overseas real estate investments

With the upsurge in overseas investment in the real estate market from Singapore over the past few months, especially among the Non-Resident...

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Singapore youths most pessimistic about tech and job prospects in the region

Only 31.2 percent of the youths in Singapore believe technology will increase the number of jobs available.

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11 arrested and 11,400 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized from two operations

The duty and Goods and Services Tax (GST) evaded in both operations amounted to about $988,930 and $72,410 respectively.

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Trio sentenced to lengthy prison terms for deadly kidnapping of NRI jeweller in UK

Two men have been jailed for life after being found guilty of the murder of 74-year-old Indian-origin Leicester jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya.

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oBike Singapore investigated for misappropriation of funds: Shanmugam

oBike had transferred S$10 million out of the S$12 million it had collected from Singapore users to its Hong Kong office before shutting...

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Bacteria commonly found in "faeces, soil, sewage and water" detected in Guang Li Liang bottled drinking water: AVA

AVA has detected the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Guang Li Liang bottled drinking water, which is imported from Malaysia.

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