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MAS warns against website soliciting bitcoin investments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued an advisory warning people about a website that has been soliciting investments in...

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Out of money, Kamala Harris announces end to Presidential bid

Indian-origin Democratic White House candidate Kamala Harris has announced the suspension of her Presidential campaign.

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UAE cracks down on 'unhealthy' products with massive tax increase

From December 1, 2019 consumers of e-cigarettes and vapes will be paying 100% tax on the e-devices as well as liquids and tools used in...

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Victoria government announces AUD 3 million grant for Indian community

The Victoria state government in Australia announced an AUD 3 million grant to help the state’s Indian diaspora renovate and revamp its...

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Indian government to post customs officers in consulates to check money laundering

The Indian government has announced plans for posting customs sleuths in London, Hong Kong, Dubai and Brussels to regulate trade-based money...

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Singapore launches digital archive of Tamil dance

The Digital Archive of Tamil Dance was launched on Saturday, November 30, at the National Library Board, Singapore (NLB).

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Netflix, Disney execs members of newly launched Singapore Media International Advisory Council

The inaugural Media International Advisory Council (IAC) was launched on Monday, December 2, by the Singapore Media Festival (SMF).

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Singapore to unveil new rendition of national anthem on December 3

Singapore will be unveiling a new rendition of its national anthem Majulah Singapura – which means “onward Singapore” – on Tuesday,...

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UAE’s National Day celebrated around the world

National Day celebrations kicked off across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday with various celebrations and events across the states.

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Singapore government seeking public feedback ahead of Budget 2020

Singapore’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) is gathering public feedback ahead of Budget 2020 in February to better understand the needs of...

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Facebook issues correction notice under Singapore government’s ‘fake news’ law

A post by Facebook user Alex Tan, who runs the States Times Review blog, has been embedded with a correction label, at the request of the...

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63% increase in Indian students studying in the UK in 2019: Study

The number of Indian students going to the United Kingdom for higher studies in 2019 is on the rise, according to the British High...

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After Singapore, illegal streaming operators in Thailand fined over SGD 680k

In Thailand, a Briton and a Thai national have pleaded guilty to infringing Premier League football’s copyright in the country and have...

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Singapore sees record 5 mn visitors in July-September 2019

According to data from the Singapore Tourism Board, the nation-state saw a jump in international visitor arrivals, with a record 5 million...

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Temperature in Singapore to dip as low as 22 degrees in December: MSS

Singapore's monsoon season is here, so be prepared for wet weather conditions whenever you head out.

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Over 200,000 Indians waiting for family-sponsored US Green Cards: Immigration data

According to the latest official immigration data from the United States, over 227,000 Indians have been waiting for their family-sponsored...

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India has largest diaspora, receives highest remittance: UN Report

With a 17.5 million-strong diaspora across the world, India has the largest international migrant population of any country in the world and...

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Most expensive international schools found in Asia, cheapest in Africa and Middle East: Report

Singapore takes the ninth spot, with international education prices between SGD 4,406 and SGD 51,734.

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Exploring Singapore’s Tamil connections and heritage

A special exhibition by the Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) – From the Coromandel Coast to the Straits: Revisiting our Tamil Heritage –...

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Singapore and Indian air forces commemorate 10th Joint Military Training

The 10th Joint Military Training between Republic of Singapore Air Force and the Indian Air Force were held at at Kalaikunda Air Force...

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Indian-American UNDP worker killed in Afghanistan terror attack

Anil Raj, an Indian-American aid worker, was killed in an attack in Kabul, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a press...

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As Uber loses its London license, Indian firm Ola makes plans to expand into the UK capital

Indian ride-sharing firm Ola has begun signing up drivers in London ahead of plans to launch services in the capital "in the coming weeks".

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Australian PM to return three smuggled artefacts to India during upcoming January visit

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that he would return three culturally-significant artefacts to India during his upcoming...

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Singapore government agrees to implement measures to ensure data security

The Singapore government will be enhancing technology and processes to protect data against security threats.

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Indian-origin executives of Chicago startup charged in billion-dollar fraud scheme

Three Indian-origin ex-executives of a Chicago-based health tech start-up are among six people charged by federal authorities for their...

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