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  • Singapore faces challenge of finding foreign nurses to take care of aging population Oct 06, 2022 07:12 AM IST

    Singapore faces challenge of finding foreign nurses to take care of aging population

    "They (nurses and healthcare staff) number 58,000 now and the Ministry of Health estimates that this will need to grow to 82,000 by 2030," Health Minister Ong Ye Kung told Parliament on Wednesday.

  • Singapore plans to hire 180 junior doctors from India Oct 04, 2022 06:29 AM IST

    Singapore plans to hire 180 junior doctors from India

    Singapore has been recruiting doctors from overseas to ease the "heavy workload" here and to supplement its healthcare capacity needs, said MOH Holdings (MOHH), a company of Singapore's public healthcare institutions.

  • Singapore is 17 years behind Hong Kong as wealth hubs Sep 30, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    Singapore is 17 years behind Hong Kong as wealth hubs

    It’s going to take the Southeast Asian nation at least 17 years to displace its rival, according to Bloomberg Intelligence analysis.

  • Singapore blocks 245 domains linked to 30 illegal streaming sites Sep 28, 2022 05:02 PM IST

    Singapore blocks 245 domains linked to 30 illegal streaming sites

    In an order provided by CAP, domains related to several illegal online stream sites such as SportsBay, WatchSeries, DramaCool and 123Movies were blocked.

  • Singapore's SATS in $1.1 billion deal to become the biggest air cargo handler Sep 28, 2022 04:48 PM IST

    Singapore's SATS in $1.1 billion deal to become the biggest air cargo handler

    The combined entity's network covers trade routes responsible for more than 50% of global air cargo volume, the companies said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Sri Lanka looks to revive free trade deal with Singapore Sep 27, 2022 11:43 AM IST

    Sri Lanka looks to revive free trade deal with Singapore

    The leader of the crisis-hit Indian Ocean nation met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Japan on the sidelines of a state funeral for Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister assassinated in July.

  • Singapore bourse follows global rivals with EV metals futures Sep 26, 2022 08:14 AM IST

    Singapore bourse follows global rivals with EV metals futures

    SGX is due to kick off trading in two lithium and two cobalt contracts on Monday. The London Metal Exchange and CME Group Inc. already offer futures for both metals, although trading liquidity is still far below established commodities contracts.

  • Singapore sees India playing a larger role in evolving regional architecture for Asian cooperation Sep 21, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    Singapore sees India playing a larger role in evolving regional architecture for Asian cooperation

    There is broad recognition in India that a significant part of India's interest lies to the east of India, said Wong, who is on a five-day visit to India.

  • AMCHEM Singapore looks to expand global footprint Sep 18, 2022 11:44 AM IST

    AMCHEM Singapore looks to expand global footprint

    AMCHEM Singapore, reported total income of USD 20.22 million (Rs 153.31 crore) and the profit for the year was USD 0.43 million (USD 3.22 crore), chairman Ashwin Muthiah said.

  • India, Singapore hold ministerial meeting; discuss fintech, regulatory cooperation Sep 17, 2022 07:00 PM IST

    India, Singapore hold ministerial meeting; discuss fintech, regulatory cooperation

    During a ministerial roundtable on Saturday, India and Singapore addressed fintech, investment prospects, and regulatory cooperation among other topics.

  • Singapore outlines fintech overhaul, plans to add 20,000 jobs in 5 years Sep 15, 2022 10:05 AM IST

    Singapore outlines fintech overhaul, plans to add 20,000 jobs in 5 years

    The 'Industry Transformation Map 2025' plans released by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's central bank, will include measures to streamline corporate structures used by investment funds, including family offices, that offer tax breaks, and a S$400 million ($285 million) investment in local talent within the industry.

  • No disruption in Singapore's rice supply from India: Report Sep 14, 2022 01:28 PM IST

    No disruption in Singapore's rice supply from India: Report

    The Indian government on Thursday imposed a 20 per cent export duty on non-basmati rice except for parboiled rice to boost domestic supplies amid a fall in area under the paddy crop in the current Kharif season.

  • The 'majestic' Singapore orchid named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II Sep 13, 2022 02:22 PM IST

    The 'majestic' Singapore orchid named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

    The Dendrobium Elizabeth was bred from orchids originating from Singapore and Papua New Guinea, and carries just about 40 blooms per plant.

  • Singapore to ensure new work pass for talent recruitment is not abused: Manpower Minister Tan See Leng Sep 12, 2022 03:28 PM IST

    Singapore to ensure new work pass for talent recruitment is not abused: Manpower Minister Tan See Leng

    The new work pass will allow high-earners and high-achievers to live in the country without having to secure a job first.

  • Singapore’s new work permit under ONE pass: Everything you need to know Sep 10, 2022 08:45 PM IST

    Singapore’s new work permit under ONE pass: Everything you need to know

    Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) through its official press release announced “enhancements to strengthen Singapore’s position as a global hub for talent”.

  • SIS: Margin recovery in the medium term likely Sep 07, 2022 09:25 AM IST

    SIS: Margin recovery in the medium term likely

    We expect the India security and facility management businesses to be the growth drivers while the international security business is likely to grow in mid-single digits

  • Singapore hunts for global ‘Rainmakers’ with new expat visa Sep 06, 2022 07:25 AM IST

    Singapore hunts for global ‘Rainmakers’ with new expat visa

    The introduction of the Overseas Networks and Expertise (ONE) pass last week as well as other steps that make it easier to hire expats are a response to the tight labor market, Tan said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Juliette Saly on Monday.

  • Asia’s largest bird park to close after over 50 years Sep 04, 2022 09:25 PM IST

    Asia’s largest bird park to close after over 50 years

    Asia’s largest and Singapore’s oldest, the Jurong Bird Park has announced the ceasing of its operations after 52 long years.

  • Singapore to launch new work pass next year to attract top global talent Aug 29, 2022 07:33 PM IST

    Singapore to launch new work pass next year to attract top global talent

    The Overseas Networks and Expertise Pass to be introduced from January 1, 2023 is meant for talent from any sector who earns a monthly salary of SGD 30,000 and above

  • Singapore wants to make its airport pandemic proof Aug 23, 2022 07:28 AM IST

    Singapore wants to make its airport pandemic proof

    The move comes as the city-state works to cement its place as Asia’s primary aviation hub, with rival Hong Kong still imposing Covid quarantines and other border restrictions.

  • Singapore to decriminalize gay sex, but will limit change Aug 22, 2022 07:10 AM IST

    Singapore to decriminalize gay sex, but will limit change

    During his speech at the annual National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he believed it is the right thing to do now as most Singaporeans will now accept it.

  • Singapore will decriminalise sex between men: PM Lee Hsien Loong Aug 21, 2022 06:19 PM IST

    Singapore will decriminalise sex between men: PM Lee Hsien Loong

    "I believe this is the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans will now accept," he said in an annual national day rally speech, adding the government will repeal Section 377A of the penal code, a colonial-era law that criminalises sex between men.

  • Indonesia to brief media on first confirmed monkeypox case Aug 20, 2022 02:32 PM IST

    Indonesia to brief media on first confirmed monkeypox case

    The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. (1000 GMT). Neighbouring Singapore reported its first case of monkeypox last month.

  • Singapore will exceed millionaires per population when compared to US, China: HSBC report Aug 18, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    Singapore will exceed millionaires per population when compared to US, China: HSBC report

    Singapore earlier saw 7.5% of its adult population with a wealth of atleast $1.38 million, jump to 9.8% in the year 2025 and later 13.4% in the year 2030.

  • Jetstar-IndiGo partnership goes live, flyers can book direct connections to India Aug 17, 2022 01:38 PM IST

    Jetstar-IndiGo partnership goes live, flyers can book direct connections to India

    The partnership will allow Jetstar customers in Singapore and Southeast Asia to book low-cost direct flights and connections to India

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