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US-India trade deal almost ready to be finalised: Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

The "whole package" of the US-India trade deal is almost ready and it can be finalised when the local political situation in the United...

Global

Singapore government extends COVID-19 salary support for companies to March 2021

Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat announced continued COVID-19 support measures for workers and jobs announced in a ministerial statement...

Covid-19

Singapore narrows GDP growth forecast for 2020, to shrink by 5-7%

Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has narrowed the country's GDP growth forecast for 2020, from –4 to –7 per cent, to...

Singapore

FICCI calls for foreign air travel, opening of tourism sector in Unlock 3.0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has suggested the Indian government allow international flight services...

Covid-19

Indians abroad can play big role in making nation self-reliant, says Defense MoS Shripad Naik

Addressing a virtual seminar on ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ organised by the Jaipur Foot USA, Indian Minister of State for Defence Shripad...

Past Events

Relationship with India is only getting stronger, says US Secretary of State

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated the Trump Administration's message to ally with India, stating that New Delhi is an...

USA

Singapore launches 7 innovation challenges to overcome COVID-19 impact

Singapore has launched a series of seven National Innovation Challenges (NICs) to accelerate innovation efforts and help enterprises develop...

Covid-19

Long term economic recovery from COVID-19 will be weak and gradual: MAS Ravi Menon

While a strong short-term growth bounce from the impact of the VODI-19 pandemic is plausible, the longer term recovery is likely to be weak...

Singapore

Specify 'country of origin' of products, Amazon India tells sellers

Amazon India yesterday announced that it will introduce “country of origin” as a mandatory attribute in its category listings.

Corporate

"Challenging" road to economic recovery lies ahead, says trade minister Chan Chun Sing

Singapore is expected to have a "slow and uneven journey" towards economic recovery, said trade minister Chan Chun Sing.

Covid-19

Singapore's GDP contracted 12.6% in 2020Q2

Singapore's economy contracted by 12.6 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the second quarter of 2020, based on advance estimates, said...

Singapore

Google's Sundar Pichai announces USD 10 bn investment in India's digital economy sector

Google and Alphabet's Indian-origin CEO Sundar Pichai at the company’s sixth edition of Google for India event announced a ‘Google for...

USA

India set to play leading role in post-COVID revival: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged global companies to invest in India and reiterated his call for a “self-sustaining and...

Global

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 economy expected to shrink 5.8% in 2020: MAS survey

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

Singapore

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...

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

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)...

Covid-19

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.

Singapore

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...

Global

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...

Singapore

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...

Global

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”.

Singapore

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...

Global

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...

Global