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Makaia - Singapore's new orphan tree kangaroo from Australia in good health! (Watch video)

Makaia - Singapore's new orphan tree kangaroo from Australia in good health! (Watch video)

The Aussie tree kangaroo, who has joined Singapore Zoo as its newest tenant, is said to be in excellent health and will soon be ready to meet guests in the new home.

Singapore jails four Bangladeshi men for terrorism financing

A Singapore court jailed four Bangladeshi men for between two and five years for terrorism financing on Tuesday in a case that has put the city-state`s most marginalized migrant-worker community in the spotlight.

Not displeased, says Pankaja; case filed against supporters

Police on Monday filed a case against Pankaja Munde's supporters for burning an effigy of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Rare bank robbery highlights complacency in safe Singapore

A rare bank robbery in Singapore has sparked a social media debate on whether the country`s low crime rates made authorities and the population too complacent, questioned bank security and criticised police for not providing details of the incident.

Cabinet reshuffle 'non-event' for markets, key factor is GST: DBS

Cabinet reshuffle 'non-event' for markets, key factor is GST: DBS

Singaporean brokerage DBS on Thursday said that cabinet reshuffle was a “non-event” as the key factor that must be watched out for is seeing the GST bill passed in the upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Tax department must trust assessees: Arun Jaitley

Tax department must trust assessees: Arun Jaitley

Making a case for increasing the taxpayer base, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the government's intention is to keep taxation rate "moderate" and emphasised that tax department needs to start trusting the assessees.

Saqib Saleem spots a Shammi Kapoor fan in Singapore! Watch video

Saqib Saleem spots a Shammi Kapoor fan in Singapore! Watch video

Saqib Saleem hunted an adorable Shammi Kapoor fan in Singapore! 

Global cues, jewellers' buying push gold prices up by Rs 200

Global cues, jewellers' buying push gold prices up by Rs 200

Gold prices rose for the second straight day today, gaining ₹ 200 to ₹ 30,550 per 10 grams 

Wanted gangster Kumar Pillai, held in Singapore, extradited to Mumbai

Wanted gangster Kumar Pillai, held in Singapore, extradited to Mumbai

Gangster Kumar Pillai had been taken into custody in Singapore after a Red Corner Notice (RCN) was issued against him by Interpol.

Singapore Police claim headless body found in river belong to Haryana woman

Singapore Police claim headless body found in river belong to Haryana woman

However after an extensive study, the police have concluded that the body belonged to a woman from Haryana, according to a report.

Islamic State militants recruited more militants in Asean than al Qaeda

The minister said militants who had returned to southeast Asia maintain an ideological link with the IS in the Middle East on "jihad".

India's 'goodwill window' for Pakistan closing as doubts still persist, says Manohar Parrikar

India's 'goodwill window' for Pakistan closing as doubts still persist, says Manohar Parrikar

"Prime Minister Modi opened a window of opportunities when he visited Pakistan. I think that window is slowly closing,” Parrikar said.

After five decades, Australian soldiers killed in Vietnam War come home

The Australian government last year announced that it would fund a repatriation programme for the fallen soldiers.

Singapore buys $1 billion in Alibaba stock in SoftBank sale

SoftBank also offered $5.5 billion in debt securities, which can be exchanged for Alibaba stock in three years.

Manohar Parrikar leaves for Singapore today to attend Shangri-La Dialogue, hold talks on Rafale jets

Manohar Parrikar leaves for Singapore today to attend Shangri-La Dialogue, hold talks on Rafale jets

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Thursday travel to Singapore to participate in Shangri-La Dialogue, an inter-governmental security forum.

India-origin student tops CBSE class 12 result in Singapore

An India-origin student has topped the Central Board of Secondary Education's Class 12 examination results among South East Asian students studying in one of the biggest school groups offering Indian curriculum here.

Six Bangladeshis charged with financing terrorism in Singapore

At least six Bangladeshis were charged with financing terrorism in Singapore on Friday, the first to be prosecuted under the Terrorism Act in the city state.

India to renegotiate tax treaty with Singapore: FM Jaitley

India to renegotiate tax treaty with Singapore: FM Jaitley

India will have to renegotiate the tax treaty with Singapore to extend the capital gains tax provisions of the recently-concluded tax pact with Mauritius, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.

 

Singapore private home sales fall 36.2 percent year-on-year in April

The sales were down 11.6 percent from the 843 units sold in March.

After amending Mauritius tax treaty, India now looks at agreement with Singapore

After amending Mauritius tax treaty, India now looks at agreement with Singapore

After successfully amending the tax-treaty with Mauritius, India is mulling over a plan to amend the same in case of Singapore which is also considered a prominent source of round-tripping and revneue loss.