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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...

Global

India, US to exchange Country by Country reports of multinationals, rejig tax compliance

USA

Ola launches autorickshaw service in Liverpool

Following the launch of its service in the UK last year, Indian ride-hailing firm Ola has introduced autorickshaw services in Liverpool.

UK

Grab continues to see strong interest from global investors post-SGD6.1 billion funding round

Singapore-based ride hailing firm Grab is looking to raise more funds from strategic investors after receiving over SGD6.1 billion in the...

SMEs

After China and the EU, India the next target for Trump's War on Trade

US President Donald Trump has announced plans to scrap preferential trade treatment for India, claiming that New Delhi has failed to assure...

USA

DBS new digital platform simplifies investments for first-time investors

Launched on Monday, February 25, for Treasures members, DigiPortfolio features an automated process allowing investors to buy their...

Corporate

Singapore now India’s top FDI source, overtakes Mauritius

The Singapore-India story is now creating a new historical chapter. FDI in equity from Singapore jumped 41% in the April-December period to...

Corporate

DBS’ reports record net profit for 2018 at SGD 5.63 billion

DBS Group has recorded a net profit of SGD 5.63 billion, a 28 percent increase.

Corporate

SMEs still plagued by manpower issues and high cost of doing business in Singapore: DBS poll

Citing challenges such as manpower issues, high operational costs and growing business revenue, SMEs in Singapore are facing a difficult...

SMEs

Singapore one of the top 6 Tech Cities in the world

According to the 2019 Tech Cities index by Savills, Singapore is the sixth best tech city in the world and has emerged as the premier tech...

Singapore

Liquor baron Mallya to appeal UK's green light on extradition to India

Following the UK government's agreement to the extradition of the embattled Kingfisher boss, a defiant Vijay Mallya has confirmed his plans...

UK

Indian-origin Demurrage Analyst creates app set to save millions for oil tanker industry

An Indian-origin analyst has come up with an innovative solution that is potentially set to save millions of dollars for the oil and gas...

USA NRI Stories

Dyson headquarter moves to Singapore, highlighting importance of region

Dyson has decided to relocate its head office to Singapore, driven by a growing customer base in Asia.

Corporate

Uttar Pradesh to showcase investment opportunities during PBD 2019

The Yogi Adityanath government will showcase investment opportunities in Uttar Pradesh to NRIs from the state on the first day of Pravasi...

Global

Grab partners China's ZhongAn to create digital insurance in Southeast Asia

Users will be able to directly browse and pay for affordable insurance products through the Grab app, without going through an agent or...

SMEs

Spotify makes deal with T-Series for Indian music

Swedish online music streaming service Spotify Inc, which has subscribers across the globe, has announced a tie-up with T-Series, one of the...

Corporate

DBS property loans shrink 40-50% following cooling measures

Since the implementation of the property cooling measures last July, DBS property loans segment shrunk by 40 to 50 percent.

Corporate

Go-jek goes islandwide, with continued priority access for DBS customers

The decision to extend its services to the whole island was made “successful limited service rollout”, said Go-jek.

SMEs

Singapore top investor in India during PM Modi's tenure

Singapore has retained the top position as an investor during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure and in 2017-18 its investments at USD...

Singapore

Direct container service to from Tuticorin to Singapore to cut down costs, transit time

India's far-south port of Tuticorin has started a direct container service to Singapore and countries on the eastern sea lanes,...

Global

Indian Americans top best boss list: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 1st, Google's Sundar Pichai 3rd

It seems that Indian Americans are the best bosses, according to a corporate employee survey. As the year comes to an end, Microsoft's...

USA NRI Stories

India ties up with Singapore Corporation, Temasek for water recycle, reuse

India's official policy think-tank Niti Aayog and ministry of drinking water has entered into partnership with Singapore Corporation...

Global

Five quick and easy ways to remit money back to India

It is right in the midst of Diwali season, and money transfers back to India are in full flow. With the large Indian population in Singapore...

Personal Finance

Singapore-based real estate portal PropertyGuru raises SGD200 million funding from KKR

For expanding its services, Singapore-based real estate portal PropertyGuru has secured an investment of SGD200 million from private equity...

Corporate

Modi urges US firms to invest in start ups, energy, digital

Noting the "unprecedented" gains to the US and India through escalating economic engagements, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked...

USA