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Singapore launches business bubble for overseas travellers

Taking into account the requirements of business travellers from around the world, Singapore announced the Connect@Changi facility travel...

Singapore

UK-Singapore post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement launched

The new UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) has been entered into force on February 11, an announcement read.

Global

Singapore's DBS Bank plans to scale down India branches over next 2-3 years

Singapore-based DBS Bank plans to scale down its network of 600 branches in India over the next two-three years following its recent merger...

Global

Piyush Gupta wins ET Global Indian Award

Singapore-based DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta won the Global Indian Award of The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence.

NRI Stories

How can you get health coverage under a term plan?

Many things can go wrong in life. Unfortunately, we do not have control over most of them. However, we can make sure that we are prepared...

Health & Fitness

Singapore economy shrinks by record 5.8 % in COVID-hit 2020: MTI report

Singapore’s economy contracted a record 5.8 per cent in a pandemic-hit 2020, according to statistics from the Singapore Ministry of Trade...

Singapore

Indian economy set to overtake UK by 2025, become world's third largest by 2030: Report

India, despite being one of the worst affected countries due to coronavirus, will become the world's fifth-largest economy by 2025 and the...

Global

Grab-Singtel consortium's digital bank to provide transparent financial services to underserved groups

The Grab-Singtel consortium aims to formally launch its digital bank focusing on serving consumers and small businesses in early 2022.

Corporate

Exim Bank study released at India-CLMV Business Conclave 2020 focuses on regional infrastructure partnerships to enhance competitiveness

Consistent with the Indian government's Act East Policy, India Export-Import (Exim) Bank's study highlighted the need for infrastructure...

Corporate

Chennai-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank merges with DBS unit

Chennai-headquartered Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) has been merged with DBS Bank India from November 27, 2020.

Corporate

Non-bank financial institutions in Singapore can connect directly to PayNow and FAST from February 2021

NFIs that are licenced as major payment institutions under the Payment Services Act will be allowed to connect directly to FAST and PayNow...

Corporate

S. Iswaran inaugurates Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Minister for Communications and Information, Singapore S. Iswaran launched Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Singapore

Singapore Airlines raises SGD 850 million convertible bond with strong investor support

Singapore Airlines (SIA) successfully raised SGD 850 million via a convertible bond issue that has been placed with a variety of...

Corporate

Luxury homes worth INR 500 crore sold in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report

Beginning the festive quarter on a distinct upbeat note, South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 crore...

Corporate Analysis & Commentary

Last Sikh queen's jewellery collection sold at UK auction house Bonhams' event

Jewels that once belonged to Maharani Jindan Kaur, the last wife of Sikh Empire ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and which were later inherited...

UK

DBS launches online tracking for cross-border payments in Asia's first

More than 240,000 DBS corporate and SME clients in Singapore and Hong Kong will be the first to benefit from the service at no additional...

Corporate

UK's Webley & Scott becomes first global firearms firm to set up production unit in India

Webley & Scott, one of the oldest arms manufacturers in the world, will be setting up a manufacturing unit in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh to...

Corporate

India, UK to negotiate new free trade deal: Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, said that India and the United Kingdom will begin the process of...

Global

Singapore-based NRI media entrepreneurs announce USD 100 Million IPO on NASDAQ

Vistas Media Acquisition Company (VMAC) announced it has commenced trading of an initial public offering (IPO) of USD 100 million on The...

SMEs

DBS reports 26% lower net profit for 2020H1, as general allowances of SGD 1.26 billion conservatively set aside

DBS Group reported a net profit of SGD 2.41 billion for the first half of 2020 – 26 per cent lower than a year ago.

Corporate

'Ola Corporate' services to kick off in UK, Australia and New Zealand

Bengaluru-based ride-hailing company Ola announced it has rolled out its new enterprise offering 'Ola Corporate' services to Australia, New...

Corporate

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...

UK

Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync secures seed-funding from lead investors

Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync has secured seed-funding from lead investors Wong Fong Industries Ltd., SEEDS Capital, Angelhub and...

Singapore

CII report finds that Indian companies generate 125,000 jobs in US

A report, 'Indian Roots, American Soil 2020' issued by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) found that as many as 155 Indian...

USA
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