Articles tagged under: Singapore

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) opens second office in India in GIFT city

August 10, 2017
Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) opens second office in India in GIFT city

Gandhinagar: The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has opened its second representative office in India at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) International Financial Services Centre Zone (IFSC) near here. CEO of GIFT city, Ajay Pandey today informed this. The office opened yesterday was second one of the SIAC in India (the first one was set up in Mumbai in 2013). This is pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement entered into between SIAC and GIFT...Read More

Singapore Airlines to expand in Ahmedabad; fourth flight from March 26

February 16, 2017
Singapore Airlines to expand in Ahmedabad; fourth flight from March 26

Singapore: Singapore Airlines will expand its Indian operations next month with the launch of an additional flight to Ahmedabad. Effective 26 March 2017, the national carrier will launch a fourth daily flight to the Gujarati city, with a new Saturday service complementing the existing Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday departures. Like the existing three weekly flights, the new service will be operated by SIA’s 285-seat, two-class Airbus A330-300 aircraft. The outbound flight departs Singap...Read More

India inks revised DTAA with Singapore to check round-tripping

December 30, 2016
India inks revised DTAA with Singapore to check round-tripping

New Delhi: India today signed a pact with Singapore to amend a decade old treaty to begin taxing capital gains on investments routed through the South East Asian nation from April next to check round-tripping of funds, after rolling back similar benefits to Mauritius and Cyprus. India had in May this year signed a revised tax treaty with Mauritius, triggering a change in the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with Singapore. Mauritius and Singapore are among the top sources of fo...Read More

Singapore Airline to increase flight frequency to Ahmedabad

December 19, 2016
Singapore Airline to increase flight frequency to Ahmedabad

Mumbai: To meet the growing demand for travel, Singapore Airlines will increase frequency of its flights to select cities of Australia, Europe and Asia, including India, between March 26 and October 28, 2017. In India, Ahmedabad will be served four times per week, up from the current three, with effect from March 26, the airline said in a release here today. Elsewhere in Asia, Bangladesh capital Dhaka will be served 10 times per week with effect from July 19, up from the current seven flig...Read More

Over 120 Singapore businesses to attend Vibrant Gujarat Summit

October 12, 2016
Over 120 Singapore businesses to attend Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Singapore:Vibrant Gujarat Summit has received good response from Singapore businesses as over 120 enterprises from the country will attend the global meet, a senior state official said here today. "We have met with a large number of Singapore businesses and government trade related officials during the three-day visit" to promote in Singapore the January 10-13 summit being held in Gujarat, said Ashwini Kumar, secretary to the chief minister, after addressing a seminar on Gujarat s economic pr...Read More

Singapore PM’s plane returns to Delhi due to bad weather

October 05, 2016

New Delhi: A chartered Air India flight to Udaipur, with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on board, had to return to Delhi minutes before landing on account of bad weather. The visiting dignitary, however, reached Udaipur after a delay of two-and-a-half hours when the skies had cleared. The aircraft left the national capital for Udaipur around 1430 hours but had to return just about 10 minutes before the scheduled landing because of inclement weather, sources said. The flight ...Read More

Lee meets Modi; India, Singapore to step up anti-terror, tourism, skill, urban dev cooperation

October 04, 2016

New Delhi: India and Singapore today decided to strengthen cooperation in countering threats of rising terrorism with Prime Minister Narendra Modi terming cross- border terrorism and increasing radicalisation as "grave challenges" that endanger the very fabric of the two societies. Modi, who held comprehensive talks with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on ways to enhance cooperation in key sectors including trade and investment, said defence and security cooperation is a key pill...Read More

Singapore PM arrives in India on 5-day visit, takes bus to reach hotel from airport

October 03, 2016
Singapore PM arrives in India on 5-day visit, takes bus to reach hotel from airport

New Delhi: Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong arrived here today on a five-day visit during which he will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and other leaders on an entire gamut of issues including security, trade and investment. Lee will also call on President Pranab Mukherjee and attend a reception for Singaporeans based in India. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also call on him. During the visit, he will be hosted for lunch by Modi and the tw...Read More

Singapore PM to kickstart five-day India trip today

October 03, 2016
Singapore PM to kickstart five-day India trip today

From Gurdip Singh Singapore:Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will arrive in India today on a five-day visit aimed at deepening bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment. The Singaporean Prime Minister would be accompanied by his wife Ho Ching, a number of key Ministers and senior officials. During the visit, he will be hosted for lunch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the two leaders will hold bilateral talks to explore ways to bolster ties between th...Read More

Singapore Prime Minister to visit Delhi and Udaipur in India in October

September 30, 2016

New Delhi:Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will pay a five-day visit to India from October 3 with an aim to deepen bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment. The Singaporean Prime Minister would be accompanied by his wife Ho Ching, a number of key Ministers and senior officials. During the visit, he will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explore ways to further bolster ties between the two countries. Lee will also call on Presid...Read More

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