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Singaporeans to be given SGD1.1 billion Bicentennial Bonus

Finance Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat has doled out a massive Bicentennial Bonus worth SGD1.1 billion to Singaporeans in the budget...

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GST relief for travellers arriving in Singapore to be lowered

Travellers arriving back to Singapore will now have a lower GST relief, starting from 12am on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

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Punggol now boasts of HDB’s first new-generation neighbourhood centre

Singapore residents will now be able to find various amenities at a single place thanks to the opening of the first new-generation...

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4,705 Indians lodged in Gulf prisons, mostly in Saudi Arabia, UAE

As many as 4,705 Indian nationals are lodged in various prisons of the Gulf countries, with most of them lodged in jails of Saudi Arabia and...

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Bank of Singapore ties up with Edelweiss Group to capitalise on India’s wealth

Bank of Singapore has tied up with India’s largest financial service provider Edelweiss Group to allow clients of both entities to access...

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Singapore GCE A-Level examination to be declared on February 22

The results of the 2018 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Level) examination will be released on...

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Govt augments Know India Programme on growing demand, popularity among Indian origin youth

Buoyed by the growing popularity of Know India Programme among the youth of Indian origin and the NRIs, the Government has augmented it by...

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World condemns deadly Pulwama terror attack; over 40 killed

In one of the most heinous terror attacks in Kashmir in the past two decades, more than 40 jawans were killed and dozens injured when a...

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Singapore Budget 2019 to focus on companies, technology, workers and social policies

Singapore Budget 2019 will focus on three major areas including workers, companies and technology. A major section will also be devoted to...

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Tarang – The festival of fun! Watch the Tarang 2019 highlights

Tarang 2019 brought together Indian student communities across six top universities in Singapore. Ketki Acharya from Connected to India...

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Singapore records new high of 18.5 million visitor arrivals in 2018: STB

Singapore tourism industry received a major thrust in 2018 as there were a record 18.5 million visitor arrivals to the island, marking a 6.2...

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StanChart Appoints New Head Of Global Banking In Singapore

Standard Chartered Bank announced yesterday that it has hired Chow Wan Thonh as its head of global banking, Singapore. She will report to...

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India-US CEO Forum, Commercial Dialogue to be held tomorrow

The India-US Commercial Dialogue and US-India CEO Forum will take place in Delhi tomorrow. US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, will...

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Singapore-based fashion startup Zilingo raises USD226 million in Series D round

Singapore-based online fashion marketplace Zilingo has raised USD226 million (SGD306.69 million) in its latest series D round financing.

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SCDF to sound ‘important message’ signal through PWS siren on Total Defence Day

As part of the Total Defence Day programme, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will sound the ‘Important Message’ signal through...

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SMU partners DBS to promote sustainability, launch Singapore's first sustainability major

Key programmes of the DBS-SMU Sustainability Initiative include the introduction of Singapore’s first sustainability major, as well as...

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Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in ‘Blood Buddhas’ documentary

Highlighting the sterling efforts of the volunteers and members of the India Pride Project, an initiative founded by Singaporean NRI Anuraag...

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HDB launches 3,739 flats for sale in February

There is good news for Singaporeans who want to purchase flats as the Housing and Development Board (HDB) launched 3,739 flats for sale...

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NRIs to lose passport, property if marriage not registered in 30 days

To curb the menace of NRIs deserting their wives soon after marriage, a bill has been enacted that makes the registration of marriage...

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Singapore and New Zealand travellers to enjoy automated immigration clearance

From February 12 this year, Singapore and New Zealand nationals will be able to make use of automated immigration clearance facilities when...

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Indian origin Professor honoured with Hind Rattan Award 2019

An Indian origin Associate Professor at Taylor's University, Australia, Dr Aditya Arya has been honoured with the prestigious Hind Rattan...

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Pravasi insurance settles 812 claims to the tune of INR 633 million

As many as 812 insurance claims of deaths and disabilities among the Indian professionals emigrating to various countries have been settled...

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Singapore Budget 2019 to be presented in Parliament on February 18

The much-anticipated Singapore Budget will be presented by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in the Parliament at 3:30 pm on February 18.

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Facebook acquires shopping startup GrokStyle launched by Indian origin woman

In an attempt to enable users shop better using Artificial Intelligence, Facebook has acquired a startup founded by an Indian-origin woman,...

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Which service do you use to transfer money for personal use to India?

  • Bank Transfer
  • Remittance services
  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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