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APAC airlines could lose SGD 38.9 billion in revenue due to COVID-19: IATA

International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates a potential 13 per cent full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the...

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Indian-American activist calls for extension of OCI card renewal deadline

Following a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs about the deadline for renewal of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards,...

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WHO calls for global forum on Wuhan coronavirus

To be held from February 11 to 12 in Geneva, the meeting is organised in collaboration with the Global Research Collaboration for Infectious...

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Singapore 4th, India 80th in corruption perception rankings

Singapore was the fourth least corrupt country in the world while India ranked 80th among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption...

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The richest people in the United States kept getting richer: Study

In 2019, the combined wealth of America's ten richest people was SGD 957.8 billion, a near 25 times increase from 30 years ago.

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Singapore, India, Hong Kong drop in EIU’s Democracy Index

Singapore, Hong Kong and India have all dropped places in a new ranking of democracies around the world.

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Wealth of 63 Indian billionaires more than total Union Budget: Oxfam Report

Entitled 'Time to Care', the study by rights group Oxfam was released ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in...

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Rajesh Vaidhya's beautiful rendition of Malaysia's national anthem goes viral

Veena exponent Rajhesh Vaidhya's rendition of Malaysia's national anthem – titled "Negaraku" – has gone viral.

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Anti-CAA protests held in Washington, Chennai, New Delhi

Protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act championed by the BJP government continued with a group of Indian-Americans...

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New UK visa plan to hire doctors, nurses from India and other countries

The United Kingdom government on Thursday announced plans to introduce a new visa for qualified doctors and nurses from countries around the...

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Students across the world protest against CAA, police action in India

Student protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) passed by the BJP government in India crossed the nation’s...

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The highest-paid YouTube star is just 8 years old

The most highly-paid YouTube star is just eight years old, and he's considered a veteran of the "unboxing" genre.

Singapore

WHO prequalifies new medicine that could make breast cancer treatment cheaper

The World Health Organization has prequalified a biosimilar medicine that could make this breast cancer treatment more affordable and...

Singapore

Singapore rises in gender equality ranking while India and the UK slip: World Economic Forum report

The recently released Global Gender Gap Report 2020 by the World Economic Forum has thrown up some alarming figures.

Singapore

Indian-American US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tables bill calling for Kashmir resolution

Indian-American Democrat Congress Representative Pramila Jayapal sponsored a bipartisan resolution in the US House of Representatives...

USA

Saudi Arabia announces citizenship scheme for expats

The new scheme is part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 plan that seeks to diversify in order to liberate the kingdom from its reliance on oil.

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Google's Sundar Pichai appointed CEO at parent firm Alphabet

According to media reports, Google's Sundar Pichai will be taking over the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at parent firm Alphabet...

Corporate

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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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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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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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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Are you an OCI cardholder planning a trip to India? Here’s what you need to know

With Christmas and New Year’s holidays approaching, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders across the world are travelling to India...

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Over 80% of teens globally are not physically active enough, says WHO

In a new study, the World Health Organisation (WHO) found that over 80 per cent of school-going adolescents globally fail to have at least...

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