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Indian-origin banker gets 13 years in jail for forgery, cheating in Singapore

Kale Jagdish Purushottam had siphoned $10 million from accounts of Barclays Bank clients between June 2010 and January 2013.

Singapore's factories go no-frills as trade war hits demand

Singapore's economy is expected to grow at its slowest pace in a decade this year, and some experts are predicting a recession in 2020, as the US-China trade war looks set to hit the export-reliant city-state harder than others in Southeast Asia.


Drones disrupt flights at Singapore airport for second time in a week

Around 18 departures and arrivals were delayed and seven flights were diverted from the global transit hub due to "bad weather and unauthorised drone activities", the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said in a statement on Tuesday.

SBI plans tapping Singapore SME businesses

Singapore SMEs accounts for 65% of employment and contributed SGD 196.8 billion or 49 percent to the economy in 2017, according to the Department of Statistics here.

Drunk Indian national charged for assaulting police officer in Singapore

He was also charged for causing annoyance to the public while drunk in the estate and committing mischief by kicking two wooden benches at a nearby Duxton Plain Park.

Singapore and Malaysia suspend intercity rail project

The suspension marks a delay in yet another project since a new Malaysian government came into power last year pledging to tighten finances and review major deals.


Singapore-bound plane makes emergency landing at Chennai airport

A Singapore-bound flight of a private carrier, which took off from Tiruchirapalli, made an emergency landing at the Chennai airport on Monday following a 'spark' in the engine, officials said.

Singapore reports first case of rare monkeypox virus

Monkeypox, a virus similar to the human smallpox which was eradicated in 1980, does not spread easily from person to person, but can in rare cases be fatal.

Indian jailed for six weeks in Singapore for corruption

The duo received bribes as reward for alerting Periyasamy about upcoming mosquito breeding inspections at his construction site.

Indian extradited to US from Singapore for multi-million dollar call centre scam

The indictment, which was unsealed in October 2016, charged Hitesh Madhubhai Patel of Ahmedabad and 60 other individuals and entities with general conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy.

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Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.