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The rise and rise of Jothi Store Flower Shop's Raja Kumar Chandra

@Work with Raja Kumar Chandra who runs the famous Jothi Store and Flower Shop and is President of the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs were among those named by US business publication Fortune in its annual list of the 40 most influential and...

Corporate NRI Stories

Little India merchants in Singapore thrive with digitalisation support

More than 100 Little India merchants have adopted digital solutions to improve their competitiveness in the digital economy. At a walkabout...

SMEs

HSBC plans job cuts of up to 10,000, comprising mainly high-paid roles: Reports

With HSBC's interim CEO Noel Quinn seeking to reduce costs across the banking group, this is the bank's most ambitious attempt in years to...

Corporate

DLF settles payment to joint venture with Singapore's GIC

DLF Ltd said it has settled the entire SGD 1.7 billion (INR 8,700 crore) dues payable to DLF Cyber City Developers Limited (DCCDL), its...

Corporate

India is one of the fastest growing large economies in the world: WEF President

India, a young economy with a lot of potential, has demonstrated remarkable strength and resilience amid a global slowdown, said a top...

Global

Ola launches ride-hailing services in two new UK cities

Ride-hailing giant Ola on Tuesday launched its services in Coventry and Warwick, the eighth and ninth cities in the UK.

Corporate

“Golden opportunity to join hands with India”, PM Modi tells investors at Global Business Forum

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York was attended by 42 top CEOs.

Global

Top Vodafone officials to meet Modi on September 30

Vodafone Group, the parent company of India-based Vodafone Idea, has scheduled a meeting between its chairman Gerard Kleisterlee and CEO...

Corporate

Odisha government hires Singapore firm for modern Bhubaneswar railway station project

Singapore-based international design consultant Subarna Jurong has been hired to develop and upgrade the Bhubaneswar railway station.

Global

NRIs in UAE gearing up for 2nd India Real Estate Show

The second edition of the India Real Estate Show (IRES) will be held on October 18 and 19, 2019, at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai.

UAE

Huge potential for collaboration between UK and India in emerging areas: Lord Mayor of London

Lord Mayor of London Peter Estlin arrived in Mumbai from Hyderabad for a series of meetings with regulators and business leaders beginning...

UK

Indian government to form panel for merger of NRI, FPI routes

The Indian government is planning to form a high-level panel to look into the merger of NRI investment and Foreign Portfolio Investment...

Global

Singapore 2nd, India moves up in world economic freedom index

Despite an economic slowdown, India jumped 17 spots on the Global Economic Freedom index from last year’s 96th spot to the current ranking...

Global

Singapore-based InstaReM to power real-time remittances for SBI Cosmoney, SBI Remit

Customers of SBI Remit and SBI Cosmoney will now be able to make real-time cross-border payments across selected markets.

SMEs

Ahead of Diwali season, Flipkart gets SGD 310mn cash infusion from Singapore parent

E-commerce platform Flipkart has received an SGD 310 million (USD 225 million or INR 1,616 crore) infusion from its Singapore-based parent,...

Corporate

Indian workers in UAE to get overdue salary and return home

Around 200 Indian workers in the UAE are likely to receive their salaries and return home, a media report said on Tuesday.

UAE

India-Singapore: Taking bilateral partnership to greater heights

H.E. Jawed Ashraf, High Commissioner of India to Singapore, shares about the exciting things one can look forward to at the India-Singapore:...

Upcoming

India 101 Internationalisation Conference: Opening a gateway of opportunities for Singapore SMEs

The first ever India 101 Internationalisation Conference was hosted today, August 29, by Singapore India Chamber of Commerce & Industry...

Singapore

Oyo buys Las Vegas hotel in US expansion bid

India-based Oyo Hotels and Homes has taken over the Las Vegas Hooters Casino Hotel in what is its first property purchase in the United...

Corporate

Indian immigrants co-founded four of UK’s fastest-growing startups: Report

A business survey has found that four of the United Kingdom’s top fastest-growing startups are co-founded by Indian immigrants.

UK

SGX-NSE Connect to be launched soon, says Indian envoy

Indian envoy to Singapore Jawed Ashraf has said that the proposed Singapore Exchange-National Stock Exchange (SGX-NSE) Connect would be...

Singapore

Panglossian outlook and deepening of the India Bonds Market

Global central banks have moved to a rate softening regime to boost slowing economic growth. This has fuelled bond market rallies worldwide.

Personal Finance

Visa launches new measures to combat payment fraud

Financial services provider Visa announced a suite of innovative security capabilities to help prevent payment fraud.

Corporate

What ails the Housing Market?

The 'golden years' of Indian residential real estate are well and truly over, at least in the short to mid-term. The sentiment of end-users...

Global Analysis & Commentary