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Needy expat workers get new phones as Singapore to scrap 2G

A Singapore migrant welfare group has started distributing 3G-enabled mobile phones to cash- strapped foreign workers days before the city-state shuts down its 2G network.

India should give bigger priority to ASEAN: Former diplomat

India has an opportunity to develop a 20-year plan to enhance its relationship with ASEAN. 

Deported Singaporean grandmother fights for UK return

Grandma is fighting to get back to her family.

Singaporean PM, hosting Netanyahu, endorses 'two-state' plan

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, hosting a visit by his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, says his country believes in a "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

United States Navy begins patrol in South China Sea

United States Navy begins patrol in South China Sea

A US Navy aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the South China Sea, an official statement said.

Pakistani men set to hang in Singapore for murder

Two Pakistani men face the gallows in Singapore after a court on Friday found them guilty of murdering a compatriot over a gambling dispute and dismembering the body.

3 sailors die of toxic fumes aboard barge

Three Indian sailors died while one was in serious condition after they inhaled toxic fumes from a sludge leakage in a cargo barge off Mumbai harbour early on Saturday morning. The captain of a Singapore bulk carrier ship was rescued, an official said here.

Militants still holding 25 hostages in Philippines: Defence chief

The Philippine defence chief said Monday that 25 hostages are still being held by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines but urged that no ransom be paid for their release.

Demonetisation, GST rollout will boost economy, make society tax compliant: Arun Jaitley

Demonetisation, GST rollout will boost economy, make society tax compliant: Arun Jaitley

Pinning hope on the reforms brought by his government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that note ban and GST rollout will help make the Indian society more tax compliant.

10 countries less populated than Delhi

10 countries less populated than Delhi

Believe it or not, there are countries that are less populated than Delhi.

Singapore Indian club to be honoured at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

One of Singapore's oldest sporting clubs for Indians will be conferred with Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) by the President of India in Benguluru next week.

India, Singapore sign revised DTAA; arrangement on identical pattern as Mauritius

India, Singapore sign revised DTAA; arrangement on identical pattern as Mauritius

India and Singapore have signed the third protocol for amending DTAA on Friday, informed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates country's first Indian Institute of Skills

Aimed at making India the Skill Capital of the World, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday laid the foundation stone of the country`s first Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) here.

Karisma Kapoor to celebrate New Year's eve with rumoured beau?

Karisma Kapoor to celebrate New Year's eve with rumoured beau?

Karisma Kapoor to celebrate New Year's eve in Singapore!

110 extradition requests from Indian pending in various countries

  62 criminal fugitives, including those wanted for crimes related to terrorism, have been successfully brought back to Indian since 2002.

Karisma Kapoor's Christmas diary tells us why Singapore is a must visit place!

Karisma Kapoor's Christmas diary tells us why Singapore is a must visit place!

Bollywood beauty Karisma Kapoor has a huge fan following and the actress constantly keeps her social media profile updated which makes it easier for her to stay connected with her fans. Now, we all know that Karisma is a globe-trotter as she keeps travelling either for work commitments or vacation goals.

Singapore says seizure of vehicles by Hong Kong "not a strategic incident"

The seizure of nine Singaporean armoured vehicles by Hong Kong customs was "not a strategic incident" in the Sino-Singaporean relationship, the city-state`s foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

China paper says Singapore troop carriers should be 'melted down'

China paper says Singapore troop carriers should be 'melted down'

Armoured troop carriers belonging to Singapore and currently impounded in Hong Kong should be "melted down", China`s influential state-run tabloid the Global Times said on Tuesday, in its second swipe at the island nation in two days.

Singapore: Indian-origin man jailed for printing fake notes

A 29-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for over three years for printing fake Singaporean currency notes here, according to a media report.

DNA: Singapore media appreciates PM Modi's demonetisation move - Part II

Video of Lee Kuan Yew 'Singapore's 1st Prime Minister giving revolutionary speech. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.