Tag: Singapore

PhonePe goes to Sebi against Ventureast for ‘scuttling’ Indus OS deal

PhonePe on Saturday said it has filed a formal complaint with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) against early-stage investment fund Ventureast and...

Ships skip Singapore as China congestion snarls supply chain

Delays from congestion at southern Chinese ports triggered by fresh Covid-19 outbreaks are rippling through global supply chains, threatening to inflate costs and exacerbate disruptions....

Singapore netizens accuse Delhi CM Kejriwal of ‘spreading misinformation’ on Covid, seek apology

Netizens in Singapore have called out Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for claiming that a “very dangerous” strain of the COVID-19 was prevalent in the...

Travelers from India to Singapore to serve extra seven days home stay apart from quarantine

Singapore on Tuesday announced that travellers from India will have to serve an additional seven days Stay-at-Home Notice apart from the usual mandatory 14 days...

16-Year-Old Interns in Singapore Are Managing Billion-Dollar Portfolios. Here’s Why.

In an interesting move, hedge funds in the Southeast Asian city-state are reportedly training local teenagers to manage the wealth of billionaires. Grow Your Business,...

Delhi Education Board will ensure year-round evaluation: Manish Sisodia

Delhi deputy Chief Minister and finance minister Manish Sisodia presented a “deshbhakti budget” to the tune of Rs 69,000 crore this week. Excerpts from an...

GIFT City: Why the moneyed aren’t coming to India’s new international financial center in Gujarat

When Singapore set up an international financial hub in the late 1960s, the city-state was thinking both fast and slow — seizing an immediate opportunity,...

Singtel data breach: Singapore’s Singtel says personal information of 1,29,000 users stolen in data breach

Personal information of about 1,29,000 customers of Singapore‘s leading telecom company Singtel has been stolen after a recent data breach of a third-party file sharing...

India on course to exceed Paris agreement targets, says report

MUMBAI: India, home to nine of the ten most polluted global cities, is well on course to exceed the emission targets under the 2015 Paris...

Shift to net-zero buildings is not only cheap now, but viable too; India slowly finding solutions as well | India News

NEW DELHI: Cheap technology and sufficient skills already exist worldwide to achieve net-zero energy buildings – those that produce enough renewable energy to meet their...

China air force video appears to show simulated attack on US base on Guam | India News

BEIJING: China’s air force has released a video showing nuclear-capable H-6 bombers carrying out a simulated attack on what appears to be Andersen Air Force...

Govt proposes special tax incentives for FPIs choosing Gift City over Singapore & Mauritius

MUMBAI: Changes to the tax regulations introduced by the government on Friday will provide special incentive for foreign funds who choose to shift their base...

Singapore Government & Apple partnership: a privacy concern?

In addition to getting you through the checkout line as quickly as possible, Apple also wants you to stay fit and burn fat. The Cupertino...

India, China have agreed to disengagement, de-escalation process, it is work in progress: Jaishankar | India News

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that India and China have agreed to disengagement along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh and...

Crunch time for China’s robot startups as pandemic brings pain and opportunities

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – With glowing blue eyes and trusting feline features, a new robot cat by Chinese startup Elephant Robotics seems happily oblivious to...

U.S. student’s app offers roadmap to Singapore contact tracing tech

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Singapore kicked off a global rush to develop contact tracing apps for the novel coronavirus when the city-state launched an apparently...

One of Asia’s premier business hubs prepares for a more troubled, less prosperous future

By Kyunghee Park Singapore won’t return to the open and connected global economy that existed before the island nation went into a partial lockdown two...

Singapore plans wearable virus-tracing device for all

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore plans to give a wearable device that will identify people who had interacted with carriers of coronavirus to each of its...

Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps

MUEHLBACH AM MANHARTSBERG, Austria (Reuters) – European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact...

From ‘Howdy Modi’ to leading Covid response: MEA’s top achievements as Modi 2.0 completes one year | India News

NEW DELHI: Leading the global pandemic response for the Indian government is on top of the list of achievements by the MEA in the first...

Foreign Direct Investment: Singapore top source of FDI in FY20 with investments worth USD 14.67 bn

NEW DELHI: Singapore was the top source of foreign direct investment into India for the second consecutive financial year, accounting for about 30 per cent...

India makes source code of contact-tracing app public

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google’s (GOOGL.O)...

Japan shares hit 10-week peak, S&P 500 tests 3,000

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares forged ahead on Tuesday while U.S. stock futures challenged a major chart barrier as investors looked past Sino-U.S. trade tensions...

Hong Kong shares ease on China-U.S. rift, dollar firms

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares extended losses and a gauge of Asian stocks was largely subdued on Monday, after China’s move to impose a...

Lost recipes resurface on Facebook, and now we’re eating like crazy

Internet of Yum digs into all the things that make us drool while we’re checking our feeds. “Have you joined the Baba Nyonya group?”  Mum...