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...


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...


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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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.


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.


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


Gemalto CEO apologises for misleading report on Aadhaar data breach


India, UAE collaboration on Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence to generate USD20bn in benefits

Even as experts debate the application of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence in governance and their potential exploitation, India and UAE...


OPIC commits USD125mn to mid-size Indian companies in health, energy, tech, agriculture, services

Shortly after financing Grameen Impact with USD5mn for lending small and medium enterprises, the US funding arm OPIC has committed USD125 mn...


E-Waste: A Big Problem Needing Bigger Solutions

E-Waste is a big problem that only keeps getting bigger. Why is it such a big problem and what can we do to reduce it? Here’s what you...

Gadgets Analysis & Commentary

Indian govt thinking of dollar deposit scheme for NRIs to halt Rupee's fall

Trying to arrest the continued slide of the Indian rupee, the nation's government is reportedly considering a dollar deposit scheme for...


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...