Singapore

Robust debate in Parliament over foreign competition

Singapore's answer to foreign competition in the local job market cannot be to shut its doors and turn away investors. Instead, the country...

Singapore news in brief: Minister Vivian apologises to PSP's Leong for 'illiterate' comment

Minister Vivian apologises to PSP's Leong for 'illiterate' comment Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has apologised to Progress...

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Migrant workers at a temple in Little India on Wednesday. PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

Migrant workers thrilled to be back in Little India

Wearing a neatly ironed grey shirt and a gleaming pair of dress shoes, construction worker Veerasamy Murugan, 28, could barely hide the grin behind...

India and Singapore to link payments systems

India and Singapore are working to link their digital payments systems to enable "instant, low-cost fund transfers," in a major push to...

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Deepavali decorations in Little India this year. PHOTO: LISHA

Little India to light up for Deepavali

V.K. SANTOSH KUMAR People in Singapore can participate in several events during the Deepavali celebrations in Little India which will kick off on...