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Singapore has more visitors from India than China

Indian tourists now are the second highest number of visitors arriving in Singapore, overtaking China. Before COVID-19, China had the...

Singapore

‘Indian Railways aiming for hydrogen-powered trains launch by this year-end’

Indian Railways is planning to roll out hydrogen-powered trains on its narrow gauge heritage routes by December, turning them “completely...

India

Mandatory test for arrivals from China: Health Ministry to states

India News: The Health Ministry has given a fresh six-point advisory wherein Mandatory test for arrivals from China due to Covid emergency...

Covid-19

Centre directs people to wear masks at crowded places amid China’s COVID spike

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya chaired a meeting yesterday to discuss the COVID situation in India amid the rapid rise in cases in...

India

Singapore braces for more COVID tests as China eases curbs

Singapore healthcare providers are expecting a wave of travellers requiring pre-departure COVID-19 PCR tests in the coming months as China...

Covid-19

Grim COVID-outlook projected for China

China yesterday finally reported its first COVID-19-related deaths in weeks amid rising doubts over whether the official count was capturing...

Covid-19

Indian, Chinese troops sustain injuries in Tawang clash

Indian and Chinese soldiers sustained “minor injuries” following an engagement in a face-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in...

Global

Beijing adds more COVID cases as China eases curbs

Beijing's COVID-19 gloom deepened with many businesses closed, and an expert warned of many thousands of new coronavirus cases as anger over...

Covid-19

Three Chinese astronauts return to Earth after completing six-month mission

Three Chinese astronauts landed in a northern desert after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of...

Global

China had warned US not to meddle in its ties with India: Report

News: China has warned American officials not to interfere in its relationship with India, the Pentagon has said in a report to the US...

Global

'Golden era' of UK-China relations over: UK PM Sunak

News: UK PM Rishi Sunak said that the "golden era" of UK-China relations was "over, along with the naive idea that trade would automatically...

UK

China cracks down as anti-COVID protest reaches Wuhan

News: China’s anti-COVID lockdown protests gained momentum for the third day as scores of demonstrators took to the streets of Wuhan.

Covid-19

World population expected to cross 8 billion on November 15: UN report

According to a United Nations' estimate, the world's total population will reach eight billion by tomorrow. India will replace China as the...

Global

India, China workers to see biggest salary increase in 2023; pay bump for Singaporeans

According to the latest Salary Trends Report by ECA International (ECA), workers in India, China and Singapore are expected to see higher...

Singapore

Defend proclaimed terrorists at your own peril: Jaishankar

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has asserted that nations who defend proclaimed terrorists in the United Nations neither...

Global

India's stand on Russia-Ukraine war was noted by the world: Jaishankar

India’s independent stand on Ukraine-Russia war and the way it stood its ground when China “moved in forces”, External Affairs...

Global

89% rise in UK visas granted to Indians in a year, says study

Amid reports of long delays or high rejection rates for visa to the West, the latest UK Immigration Statistics today show an 89 per cent...

India

India’s mission in Sri Lanka decries China’s vessel remark

In a response to the remark made by Chinese envoy in Sri Lanka on India over the arrival of controversial vessel, the Yuan Wang 5, to the...

Global

Will China-Taiwan crisis affect India?

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's arrival in Taiwan has led to its ties with China becoming strained; India was keenly watching the...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Singapore falls in rankings of highest expatriate packages

Expatriate salary and benefits packages in Singapore rose by a modest 4% in 2021 despite the city’s fall to 22nd place in the rankings of...

Singapore

Chinese Foreign Minister meets EAM Jaishankar, NSA Doval during India visit

Chinese foreign minister and state councilor Wang Yi, who arrived in Delhi yesterday, met external affairs minister S Jaishankar today.

India

Ex-East Asia division chief Pradeep Kumar Rawat takes charge as India’s envoy to China

Former head of the East Asia division in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Pradeep Kumar Rawat today joined as India's new...

Global

China’s new rule houses COVID suspects inside metal boxes

China has unveiled a series of strict measures to control Coronavirus cases spread. One of such laws is to house the suspected COVID...

Covid-19

Grew up exposed to socio-cultural diversity of South Asia, says ISAS director Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea

Singaporean-Indian Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea took charge as the director of the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) at National...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Bhaskar's Arts' remake of 'Butterfly Lovers' is a timeless blend of Indian and Chinese cultures

Bhaskar’s Arts Academy’s latest dance production Butterly Lovers revisits a timeless cross-cultural classic.

Entertainment Spotlight - @work