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Malaysian budget airline Firefly to resume flights to Singapore on April 21

Malaysian transport minister Anthony Loke said budget carrier Firefly will be resuming flights to Singapore on Apr 21, operating out of...

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Tryst with divinity leads Indian expat to win AED10 million in raffle draw

It seems that higher powers were smiling on an Indian expat who was on a pilgrimage tour to Shirdi in India as he won an incredible AED10...

DUBAI

Revamped National Archives of Singapore to provide online access to records

National Archives of Singapore has been upgraded to provide online access to records besides a host of several new facilities as its...

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It's time to plan for your 7 long weekends in 2020

Long weekends always get everyone excited – so here goes!

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200,000 residents to participate in different activities to celebrate Singapore’s Bicentennial

About 200,000 residents will be involved in the celebrations of Singapore’s Bicentennial as they will participate in more than 40...

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Ruby Shekhar, trailblazer of Singapore sari saga

Sari is the most admired traditional Indian attire around the world. Highlighting the popularity of the iconic Indian wraparound in...

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Over 2,000 dengue cases reported in Q1 2019, a three-fold increase from same period last year

Over 2,000 dengue cases have been reported in the first quarter of 2019, according to the National Environment Agency.

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Fugitive Nirav Modi moved INR890 million from Singapore to Switzerland after PNB fraud

Most wanted diamond jeweller Nirav Modi allegedly moved around SGD17.43 million (INR890 million) from Singapore to Switzerland, revealed...

Global

Singapore-based online marketplace Dei drives Little India into digital age

Dei, which stands for Daily Everything, is a homegrown on-demand grocery delivery platform in Singapore facilitating doorstep deliveries of...

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UAE confers top civilian honour Zayed Medal upon Indian PM Modi

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has conferred its highest civilian honour-Zayed Medal upon Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in...

DUBAI

WhatsApp launches 'tipline' to counter fake news

To counter circulation of fake news in the time of elections in India scheduled to start from April 11, WhatsApp has launched a 'tipline'...

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Anandan to leave Google India to join Singapore-based firm Sequoia Capital

Google’s vice-president for South East Asia (SEA) and India, Rajan Anandan is leaving the firm to take over as Managing Director of...

Global

Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris raises USD12 million for Presidential bid

The first Indian-origin US Senator and potential US Presidential candidate Kamala Harris has raised a whopping USD12 million over the first...

USA

Singapore’s fake news bill at heart of concerns over curbing free speech

Singapore Parliament‘s anti-fake news legislation passed yesterday is at the heart of a growing storm involving internet firms, human...

Singapore

SIA named best airline in the world for 2nd year running

For the second consecutive year, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been named Best Airline in the World by travel site TripAdvisor.

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Income only requirement to sponsor families for expats, says UAE govt

Expatriates living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have a reason to cheer as the Government has approved a new rule under which foreign...

DUBAI

Millennial game-changers: 23 Singaporeans in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list 2019

Forbes announced today its fourth annual ’30 Under 30 Asia’ list, featuring 300 young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs across...

Global

Airbnb buys into hospitality unicorn OYO in Series E investment round

Global homestay major Airbnb has invested nearly USD200 million in Gurugram-headquartered hospitality unicorn OYO. This raise is part of the...

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Luxury home prices in Singapore drops the most in almost a decade

Private residential prices in Singapore fell 0.6 percent on the whole in the first quarter of 2019, compared to 0.1 percent in the previous...

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Memoirs of Ambassador Kesavapany to be released in Singapore on April 5

People can read about the illustrious life of Ambassador K Kesavapany in a book titled ‘From Estate to Embassy: Memories of an...

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NTU develops interactive learning tool to help children with special needs

Researchers from NTU Singapore have developed an interactive educational tool to make learning more engaging for children with special...

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NRI dentist from Hyderabad killed in US accident

In an unfortunate incident, a 32-year-old Indian dentist pursuing an advanced medical course at the University of Illinois, US was killed in...

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Singaporeans can pay for public transport using contactless Mastercard from April 4

With the launch of SimplyGo from April 4, commuters of Singapore can now use their Mastercard contactless bank cards or mobile phones to pay...

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Two Indian-origin MPs lead Brexit blockade against Theresa May govt

Indian-origin MPs Priti Patel and Suella Braverman are among a steadfast group of hard-Brexiteers within Theresa May’s Conservative Party...

UK

Chance for Singaporean arts and literature buffs to meet authors, artists, spiritual speakers from India

Are you a fan of live performances, discussions on arts, literature and spiritual heritage of India? If yes, then get ready to expose...

Singapore
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