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  • 256 oxygen concentrators arrive at Mumbai airport from Singapore Apr 28, 2021 07:59 PM IST

    256 oxygen concentrators arrive at Mumbai airport from Singapore

    The oxygen concentrators weighing approximately 5.5 tonnes, landed in two tranches with each consisting of 128 concentrators in the last two days, the private airport operator said.

  • Oxygen tankers from Thailand arrive in India, more to come from Singapore Apr 27, 2021 02:25 PM IST

    Oxygen tankers from Thailand arrive in India, more to come from Singapore

    The empty oxygen containers from Thailand are the third such consignment to be flown to the country in the Indian Air Force's (IAF) transport aircraft by the home ministry amidst a surge in COVID-19 cases and a subsequent increase in demand for medical oxygen.

  • Singapore to block arrivals from India due to coronavirus wave Apr 22, 2021 06:03 PM IST

    Singapore to block arrivals from India due to coronavirus wave

    The government said travel restrictions with India will help curb potential cases in the dormitories because many of the labourers arrive from the South Asian nation.

  • Robots on call for home deliveries in Singapore Apr 12, 2021 08:25 PM IST

    Robots on call for home deliveries in Singapore

    The robots, which are equipped with 3D sensors, a camera and two compartments each, are able to carry up to 20 kg of food or parcels ordered online, make four or five deliveries per day on weekdays and are on call for half day on Saturday.

  • FDI equity inflow rose 28% to $54.1 Bn in Apr-Dec of FY21 Apr 05, 2021 04:17 PM IST

    FDI equity inflow rose 28% to $54.1 Bn in Apr-Dec of FY21

    Computer software & hardware sectors remained the top sector drawing in the most FDI. More than 45 percent of total FDI flowed into the sector in the first 10-months of FY21, followed by construction and services.

  • In Pics | A Singapore skyline view for migrant workers Mar 31, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    In Pics | A Singapore skyline view for migrant workers

    They were a fraction of at least 20,000 workers getting a treat, from members of the public and businesses.

  • EXCLUSIVE | Long list of challenges plague Indian traders’ desperate bid to find routes into China  Mar 24, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE | Long list of challenges plague Indian traders’ desperate bid to find routes into China 

    As consumption demand rises after a tough financial year, importers are desperate to visit China to stock up on new inventory. Their plans of transiting through a third nation to reach the Big Dragon and India's unique travel restrictions continue to hit a wall. Moneycontrol discovers the long list of hurdles impeding travel - tough vaccination rules in most countries, low availability or lack of approval for Chinese vaccines and the high cost of insurance

  • Singapore 'bubble' business hotel welcomes its first guests Mar 10, 2021 07:17 PM IST

    Singapore 'bubble' business hotel welcomes its first guests

    Singapore has launched a travel “bubble” business hotel that allows executives to do face-to-face meetings without a risk of exposure to the coronavirus, in one of the world’s first such facilities.

  • Singapore all set to switch to electric cars, taxis from 2025 Mar 04, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    Singapore all set to switch to electric cars, taxis from 2025

    To encourage citizens to adopt green energy, the Land Transport Authority stated that Singapore is planning to install 60,000 EV charging stations by 2030. The government is planning to set two-thirds of these charging stations in public car parks and the remainder on private premises.

  • Closing borders to India, Indonesia travelers over COVID-19 will impact economy: Singapore minister Feb 17, 2021 07:47 AM IST

    Closing borders to India, Indonesia travelers over COVID-19 will impact economy: Singapore minister

    India and Indonesia are among the main source countries for the construction sector, and domestic workers for helping aged as well as children of working Singaporeans.

  • Centre has challenged Vodafone’s award in Singapore Court, confirms CBDT chairman Feb 03, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Centre has challenged Vodafone’s award in Singapore Court, confirms CBDT chairman

    The government is also examining the Cairn order related to retrospective amendment of tax laws, CBDT Chairman PC Mody said.

  • Singapore Airlines staff offered COVID-19 vaccinations Jan 12, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    Singapore Airlines staff offered COVID-19 vaccinations

    Those who are eligible for the vaccine include cabin crew, pilots, airport-based staff whose job requires them to interact with passengers, and selected engineering staff.

  • Lab-grown meat makes historic debut in Singapore Dec 20, 2020 07:13 PM IST

    Lab-grown meat makes historic debut in Singapore

    The restaurant began serving the cultured meat on December 19 evening, saying its first diners were students aged 14-18 who had been invited to the launch after showing "a commitment to building a better planet".

  • Singapore 'cruise to nowhere' cut short after coronavirus case Dec 09, 2020 01:19 PM IST

    Singapore 'cruise to nowhere' cut short after coronavirus case

    The voyages -- starting and ending at the city-state with no stops -- began last month, marking the resumption of cruises after a months-long hiatus due to travel restrictions. But early Wednesday morning the holiday calm was shattered by an announcement the cruise was being cut short after an 83-year-old passenger had tested positive.

  • World Economic Forum to be held in Singapore in May Dec 07, 2020 09:46 PM IST

    World Economic Forum to be held in Singapore in May

    "After careful consideration, and in light of the current situation with regards to COVID-19 cases, it was decided that Singapore was best placed to hold the meeting," organisers said.

  • Singapore studies effect of COVID-19 on mother and foetus after baby born with antibodies Nov 30, 2020 01:20 PM IST

    Singapore studies effect of COVID-19 on mother and foetus after baby born with antibodies

    The ongoing study among the city-state's public hospitals adds to international efforts to better understand whether the infection or antibodies can be transferred during pregnancy, and if the latter offers an effective shield against the virus.

  • Driving taxis, doing part-time job at McDonald's: Meet Singapore's ordinary royals Nov 21, 2020 12:29 PM IST

    Driving taxis, doing part-time job at McDonald's: Meet Singapore's ordinary royals

    These several seemingly ordinary people working in offices or driving taxis in the modern republic of Singapore claim to be of royal blood, descendants of a 19th century monarch who ceded control of the Southeast Asian island to the British.

  • Singapore working on securing portfolio of COVID-19 vaccines Nov 10, 2020 07:40 PM IST

    Singapore working on securing portfolio of COVID-19 vaccines

    Gan added that even when vaccines become available, it will have to be given out progressively as it is not possible to vaccinate the entire nation at once.

  • All aboard: Singapore 'cruise to nowhere' sets sail Nov 06, 2020 08:23 PM IST

    All aboard: Singapore 'cruise to nowhere' sets sail

    Cruises were halted worldwide in March after travel restrictions kicked in and several vessels were hit by major outbreaks, but have now resumed in a few places.

  • British billionaire James Dyson sells Singapore's priciest penthouse Oct 19, 2020 01:16 PM IST

    British billionaire James Dyson sells Singapore's priciest penthouse

    Perched atop Singapore’s tallest building, the Tanjong Pagar Centre, the five-bedroom “super penthouse” is equipped with a 600-bottle wine cellar.

  • Hyundai begins building electric vehicle hub in Singapore Oct 13, 2020 11:10 AM IST

    Hyundai begins building electric vehicle hub in Singapore

    Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the facility may produce up to 30,000 electric vehicles (EVs) annually by 2025 and represents an investment of S$400 million ($295 million).

  • Singapore-based firm offers $10 million investment for film academy in UP Film City Sep 23, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    Singapore-based firm offers $10 million investment for film academy in UP Film City

    The offer came during an interaction of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with a bevvy of filmmakers and artists on Tuesday over the new film city project that would come up in a 1,000-acre area along Yamuna Expressway near Noida, an official statement said.

  • Singapore police probe firm owned by Newcastle United bidders Sep 19, 2020 08:48 AM IST

    Singapore police probe firm owned by Newcastle United bidders

    The investigation is the latest scrutiny of Singaporean business duo Terence and Nelson Loh since Reuters reported their other firm behind the Newcastle United bid doctored photos of Barack Obama and made other suspect claims in marketing materials.

  • Scientists inspired by 'Star Wars' create artificial skin able to feel Aug 04, 2020 07:14 PM IST

    Scientists inspired by 'Star Wars' create artificial skin able to feel

    The device, dubbed ACES, or Asynchronous Coded Electronic Skin, is made up of 100 small sensors and is about 1 sq cm (0.16 square inch) in size.

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