Singapore workers are increasingly dissatisfied with their employers: Mercer report

The satisfaction levels among workers in Singapore have declined consistently for the last three years.


ComfortDelGro partners Finnish start-up to launch 'Netflix of transport'

ComfortDelGro Corporation has partnered Finnish startup MaaS Global to launch “WHIM”, a multi-modal transport app.


SIA introduces new rewards for KrisFlyer Elite Gold members

The selection of benefits include double KrisFlyer miles, one-class cabin upgrades for short-haul flights and upgrades to Premium Economy...


Microsoft invests in Grab with tech-focused partnership

Microsoft will be partnering Grab in a strategic agreement to transform the delivery of digital services and mobility in the Southeast Asia...


Singapore companies doubling up on overseas acquisitions this year: Bloomberg report

Singapore companies are becoming bolder in their hunt for acquisitions abroad.


Starhub cuts 300 employees amid transformation plan

StarHub will be cutting about 300 employee head-counts due to a strategic business review.


SME Centre in Little India to bolster growth for businesses in the area

Inaugurating the opening of Singapore's 11th SME Centre in Little India, Minister of Communications and Information, S Iswaran, said, "The...


Discarded fishing nets from Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea given new lease of life as surfboards

Royal DSM has partnered waterports company Starboard to collect and upcycle discarded fishing nets to create a material for consumer goods,...


NRI gets three-and-a-half years jail for absconding with employer's money

A Non-Resident Indian (NRI) working in Singapore was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for encashing cheques worth SGD470,000 of...


Dubai-based Careem acquires Indian bus-shuttle firm Commut

Hyderabad-based bus-shuttle app Commut, which was started by six alumni of IIIT-Hyderabad about three years ago, has been acquired by...


Flipkart Internet gets SGD 655 mn fund infusion from Singapore ahead of Diwali season

Flipkart Internet, the online marketplace arm of the Walmart-backed company in India, has received an over SGD655-million (INR3,462-crore)...


20.6 percent of Singapore workforce will have their jobs displaced by 2028, highest in SEA

Singapore will also face the greatest job-skills mismatch in the region.


CEA issues guidelines for overseas real estate investments

With the upsurge in overseas investment in the real estate market from Singapore over the past few months, especially among the Non-Resident...


SEBI panel suggests relaxing FPI norms against NRIs, overseas Indian-backed funds

In a move that is set to bring major relief to foreign fund owners, a Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) appointed panel has...


Indian states make power pitches at Invest North Summit in Singapore

Another chapter was written in the growing economic relationship between India and Singapore this week as official delegations from Punjab,...


Grab's revenue expected to double in 2019

Grab's co-founder Hooi Ling Tan said it is on track to raise US$3 billion of funding before the end of this year.


Indian origin director of spice trading firm charged with cheating DBS and Bank of India S$3.2m

Indian origin Singaporean director of Pars Ram Brothers, Kirpa Ram Sharma, was charged with cheating DBS and Bank of India S$3.2 million.


OCBC apologises for software failure that caused outage for 3-4 hours

OCBC said the incident was due to a software failure that was not detected "due to a human oversight".


NRI investors can buy up to 5% in any security: India's economic affairs secretary Garg

In a bid to calm markets after recent regulatory changes, economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg announced the changes after Indian...


India’s aviation sector hit by cheap tickets, high oil prices and declining rupee

Experts have warned that churning out cheap tickets and an over-reliance on favourable fuel pricing are unsustainable in the long run.


Singapore’s GIC acquires minority stake in Indian realty firm Provenance Land

​Taking advantage of the push for investment into India and economic partnership with Singapore, the city-state’s sovereign wealth fund...


SPH Group appoints Connected to India as advertising sales representative for tabla! in India and the Middle East

Singapore’s largest publishing company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has appointed online media company Connected to India to sell...


Indian fintech start-ups converge in Mumbai as UK firms look to invest, share knowhow

Fintech start-ups from India converged in the financial capital Mumbai on Tuesday, joined by financial technology firms from UK looking for...


SGX to launch new products to succeed Nifty derivatives by August

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced today that it will list successor products to its SGX Nifty family of products before August 2018,...


SGX plummets after Indian bourses’ decision to stop licensing data to foreign exchanges

Last week’s decision by India’s three main bourses to stop licensing products and data to foreign exchanges caused shares in Singapore...