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Dubai's free zone signs up 1,230 companies for best six-month finish

The Dubai free zone Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has licensed an additional 1,230 businesses to operate from the hub after it...

UAE

Singapore's GDP to grow 4℅ to 6℅ this year despite uncertain global outlook: Finance Minister Lawrence Wong

Singapore Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said that with uncertainty looming large over global economy outlook, continue to expect gross...

Singapore

Singapore low-cost airline Scoot launches new aircraft on Bangkok route

Singapore-based budget carrier Scoot has expanded its service with the addition of its new single-aisle Airbus A321neo aircraft, as it made...

Travel

UK, Singapore begin talks on digital trade technology, barriers

The United Kingdom and Singapore have started negotiations on cutting barriers to digital trade, seeking to go further than the rollover...

Global

DBS tops list of World's Best Banks In India 2021

Sngapore's DBS has been named by Forbes in their list of World's Best Banks 2021 out of 30 domestic and international banks in India for the...

Corporate

Home services firm Urban Company raises USD 255 million, now valued at USD 2.1 billion

Home services provider Urban Company said it has raised USD 255 million (about Rs 1,857 crore) in funding led by Prosus Ventures, Dragoneer...

Corporate

Looking to drive economic growth through rising export potential, says Exim Bank MD David Rasquinha

Highlighting Mumbai-headquartered Export Import (Exim) Bank of India’s profit after tax (PAT) doubling in FY 2021, India Exim Bank MD and...

Corporate

Google Pay US users can now transfer money to Singapore, India

Alphabet Inc's Google announced it has launched international money transfer partnerships with remittances firms Wise and Western Union Co...

Global

Life Insurance 101: You must know these 4 rider options and their benefits

Business News - All people across societies slowly realize the necessity of having a life cover. Especially with life increasing its pace...

Corporate

India-based flexi workspace startup Simpliwork plans to enter Singapore, HK

Flexi workspace startup Simpliwork Offices Pvt Ltd, founded in Bengaluru, India, announced plans to expand its operations in overseas...

SMEs

COVID-19 impact: Singapore sees a drop in rental costs for expatriates

Singapore Housing News - Singapore saw its rent rates take a dip in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on tourism, according...

Housing

DBS India recognised as 'India's Best International Bank 2021' by Asiamoney

DBS India announced that it has been named 'India's Best International Bank' by Asiamoney, a financial publication of Euromoney...

Corporate

Singapore becomes cruise capital of the world in COVID-hit year: STB

Singapore News: According to the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), Singapore currently accounts for a third of the world's cruises, owing to...

Singapore

Singapore Airlines to partner up with Salesforce to revamp customer case and knowledge management system

Singapore News: Singapore Airlines (SIA) has selected customer relationship management (CRM) firm Salesforce to develop and implement a new...

Singapore

Singapore government announces waiver on foreign workers' levies during stay-home period

Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) yesterday said it would waive levies on foreign workers, including maids, during their stay-home...

Singapore

Singapore has highest proportion of salaried ultra-rich people in the world: Knight Frank Survey

According to a survey by property consultants Knight Frank, Singapore has the highest population of salaried ultra-high net worth...

Corporate

Philippines to follow Singapore in launching RuPay card: Report

According to a media report, the Philippines is the next market for India to launch its RuPay card, the second southeast nation to do so...

Global

Indian companies' overseas investment fell 35% in February 2021, says RBI

According to banking data, India Inc's overseas direct investment fell by 31% to USD 1.85 billion in February this year.

Global

SpiceXpress commences air freight operations to Singapore

Indian Budget carrier SpiceJet's freighter division SpiceXpress has launched its scheduled cargo services to Singapore, connecting Mumbai,...

Corporate

Singapore launches business bubble for overseas travellers

Taking into account the requirements of business travellers from around the world, Singapore announced the Connect@Changi facility travel...

Singapore

UK-Singapore post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement launched

The new UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) has been entered into force on February 11, an announcement read.

Global

Singapore's DBS Bank plans to scale down India branches over next 2-3 years

Singapore-based DBS Bank plans to scale down its network of 600 branches in India over the next two-three years following its recent merger...

Global

Piyush Gupta wins ET Global Indian Award

Singapore-based DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta won the Global Indian Award of The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence.

NRI Stories

How can you get health coverage under a term plan?

Many things can go wrong in life. Unfortunately, we do not have control over most of them. However, we can make sure that we are prepared...

Health & Fitness