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Singapore to spend 20 million dollars for Trump-Kim summit: PM Lee

Singapore will spend about 20 million dollars to host the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong revealed on Sunday. Singapore is one of the few countries that have diplomatic relations with both the United States and North Korea. “It’s our contribution to an international endeavour which is in our profound interest,” Lee told reporters at the […]

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un set to arrive in Singapore for historic summit

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to land in Singapore on Sunday within hours of each other in advance of a historic summit over the reclusive country’s arsenal of nuclear weapons. The US delegation, en route from the G7 meeting in Canada, will arrive Sunday evening, and Trump is set to meet with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday. Trump is […]

In Pictures: Singapore’s Trains and Buses Celebrate Deepavali in Style

For the second year in a row, Singapore goes all out to make the festival of lights a memorable one for its commuters! Kickstarting the festive season on an awe-inspiring note, Singapore’s Land Transport Authority brought back its Deepavali-themed trains and buses once again and had its large Indian community in raptures. Decked with stunning rangoli designs, majestic elephants for luck and traditional Indian motifs, these buses and trains will […]

20 Reasons Why Changi Airport in Singapore is the Best Airport in the World

  Changi Airport is like a holiday destination in itself. Whether you have time to explore Singapore or not, there are enough things you can do at the airport while you wait for your next flight. It’s no surprise that it has won the Best Airport in the World award third year in a row this year! So here’s a list of reasons why you need to check out this […]

India's Wealthiest Are Running To Dubai And Singapore To Hide Their Black Money

A harsh black money law is believed to have triggered an exodus of several wealthy Indians to destinations like Dubai and Singapore, according to an informal email and text messages exchanged by traders in Mumbai’s financial markets on Tuesday. A leading tax professional said that many of these people with undisclosed offshore bank accounts are exploiting loopholes in tax and foreign exchange laws. reporterUsing their contacts they are arranging job […]

Why expats call this utopia

Imagine a major metropolis where traffic flows quickly on green highways; where streets are sparkling clean and restoration is nearly as vigilant as sanitation; where four main ethnicities (Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian) co-exist in tropical tolerance with a large community of foreigners who live and raise kids without fear of crime or the slightest impolite slight. Parks, museums, art spaces and architectural icons are world class. There’s a reason […]

Tatas take premium water brand Himalayan to Singapore, more global marts soon.

 Nearly two years after it had said its premium water brand Himalayan would go global piggybacking Starbucks, Tata Global Beverages has finally taken the product to Singapore.   The tea, coffee and water business arm of the diversified Tata Group has said the response to the product has been on par with the French rival Evian. “It’s over a year (last October) that we test-launched the Himalayan water brand in […]