UKIBC appoints Indian-origin Jayant Krishna as new CEO

The UK India Business Council has announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the invitation of the Board to become its new Group Chief...


Singapore economy expected to shrink 5.8% in 2020: MAS survey

GDP growth is expected to recover to 4.8 per cent in 2021.


US looking into new supply chains with India, other nations excluding China

As part of the fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration is “turbocharging” an initiative to remove global...


Singapore to enter recession this year: MAS

The Singapore economy had contracted by 2.2 per cent year-on-year in Q1 2020.


Singapore introduces guidelines on how to manage excess manpower in view of COVID-19

Together with the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), and the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF), Ministry of Manpower (MOM)...


Singapore is home to one of the most accomplished Indian diaspora in the world: HCI Singapore Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.


Indian GDP growth forecast for 2020 down to 5.1%, says OECD amid global COVID-19 concerns

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has lowered India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast to 5.1...


Singapore Budget 2020 at a glance

Singapore’s budget for 2020 seeks to chart a steady path amid the coronavirus outbreak and global uncertainties with a SGD 106 billion...


India world’s fifth largest economy in 2019, overtaking the UK and France: Report

According to an independent United States-based think tank report, India emerged as the world's fifth largest economy, overtaking the United...


Singapore revises GDP forecast amid global uncertainties and COVID-19 outbreak

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has downgraded Singapore's GDP growth forecast to “-0.5 to 1.5 per cent”.


Davos: Priyanka Chopra calls for a world where 'a woman’s ability to succeed is a basic right'

Deepika Padukone was not the only Bollywood star at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. On Tuesday, Priyanka Chopra took part in a...


IMF lowers Indian growth estimate for 2019, also cuts global growth rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday lowered the growth estimate for India to 4.8 per cent for 2019, a cut of 1.3 per cent in...


Strong investments in Singapore for year 2019 despite global uncertainties

Despite global uncertainties including the US-China trade war and Brexit, the Singapore Economic Development Board secured investment...


How much will Brexit cost the UK economy? Over GBP 200 billion, estimates this report

With an expensive Brexit looming on the horizon, business analysts estimate that the costs to the British economy have already passed the...


In slowest growth rate in a decade, Singapore’s economy grew 0.7% in 2019

Singapore’s economy grew 0.7 per cent in 2019, with a 0.8 per cent growth on a year-on-year basis in the fourth quarter of 2019.


Singapore Budget 2020 to be delivered on February 18

Singapore’s FY2020 Budget Statement will be delivered on Tuesday, February 18, in the parliament by Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat.


Trade war means less buoyancy for rest of the world, says PM Lee at Forbes Global CEO Conference

The US-China trade war results in fewer opportunities for Singapore companies to invest in China and export to America, or to invest in...


Indian economy on shaky ground, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel-Prize winning Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee said on Monday that the Indian economy is on shaky ground.

NRI Stories

Singapore eases monetary policy for the first time since 2016

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) eased monetary policy for the first time in three years on Monday, October 14.


India, Singapore among 34 nations that have paid UN dues ahead of deadline

India, Singapore, and 34 other United Nations (UN) member states paid their regular budget dues in full and on time to the world...


Singapore tops world competitiveness ranking, India ranks 68th

Singapore has overtaken the United States (US) to top the Global Competitiveness Index 2019, which is compiled by Geneva-based World...


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...


Singapore lauds India’s decision to sign UN settlement agreement

In line with promoting the ease of doing business in India, Singapore has welcomed the Modi Cabinet's decision to sign the United Nations...


Grab launches on-demand delivery service for east side of Singapore

Prices for the on-demand delivery service GrabExpress, which starts today, October 23, start from SGD6, with SGD1 charged for every 1km.


Singapore’s economy slows to 2.6 per cent in third quarter

The advance estimates from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) revealed that Singapore’s economy grew 2.6 per cent year-on-year in...