Technologist and venture capitalist Mohandas Pai sees good potential for Singapore-India partnership in building the start-up ecosystem.
During the recent ASEAN meeting in Bangkok, India did not reach an agreement on negotiations to sign the multi-lateral free trade agreement RCEP, while 15 countries China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and ASEAN members agreed to ink the pact.
Previous efforts to repeal the law in 2014 failed, but activists have been emboldened by the landmark Indian ruling, polls suggesting attitudes towards homosexuals are changing, and a perceived softening in tone from establishment figures.
Conducted through a live transaction at a merchant terminal, this is the payment system's first approach to the international market.
Encouragingly, cyclical growth momentum is getting a hand from reduction in rates and surplus liquidity conditions, wrote Radhika Rao, Vice Senior President and Economist at DBS in Singapore.
Mitsubishi said the unit, Petro-Diamond Singapore, "has confirmed after closing the positions concerned, it will realize a loss of approximately 34.2 billion yen ($314 million) before taxes, which could put the subsidiaries final debt as high as 30.8 billion yen."
The effective tax rates in several Asian countries are much lower
Singapore has only one tax rate under GST— seven per cent -- on taxable goods and services while India has multiple slabs to charge the indirect tax.
Temasek is expected to roll over its Medanta shares for an extra pie in Manipal, where it would hold 30-35 percent after stake conversion.
The first set of data will be for the second half of 2019 and will be released in mid-2020.
The UK emerged as the top most country to attract Indian FDI with 52 projects, ahead of the US (51) and the UAE (32), in 2018, said London & Partners (L&P), the Mayor of London's promotional agency, in the new analysis released here on Friday.
Singapore's headline consumer price index edged up 0.5 percent in February from a year earlier, due to more gradual declines in private road transport and accommodation costs.
February's electronics reading was an improvement on January's 15.9 percent contraction.
High-tech Singapore has become a testbed for self-driving technology and the world's first driverless taxis went into operation in a limited public trial in the country in 2016.
The Indian diaspora held a candle light vigil on February 22 in memory of the killed soldiers. Representatives from Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs were present at the vigil, which was held at the Indian High Commission's Grange Road Complex near the business district here.
A study by ValueChampion Singapore ranked 20 cities on the basis of employment prospects, cost of living and quality of life, to see which would be the best for the millennials
Aero India show 2019 will be held in Bengaluru from February 20-24.
"This is the first time that an Indian wealth manager of Edelweiss' size and stature is partnering with an offshore private bank," Edelweiss Financial Services said in a BSE filing.
The Series D financing follows a $54 million fundraising last year, taking the total capital raised by the company to $308 million. The company declined to provide valuation.
The disclosure by Singapore's health ministry late Monday, coming after last year's news of a major cyber attack on its national health database, could further dent the highly wired state's push to place itself as a data and health care hub.
Indians have been holidaying in Singapore like never before. 2017 has been a record year with 1.27 million Indians travelling to the Asian nation.
The unexpected decline comes despite ongoing trade talks between the United States and China to defuse trade tensions.
If approved, the new entity will have assets under management of more than 116 billion Singapore dollars, including businesses, industrial parks, hotels, commercial, retail and residential properties in over 30 countries.
Rising trade protectionism and uncertainty over US-China relations are key risks for the city-state this year although the impact from trade frictions have so far had only a limited impact on its small and open economy.
This is the largest number of Indian star tortoises - coveted for their star-patterned shells - to be repatriated from Singapore.