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[nextpage title=”Next” ] Singapore: US President Donald Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday and welcomed the beginning of a “terrific relationship”, a momentous step in an improbable courtship that has opened a new era for the worlds largest nuclear power and the most reclusive one. In a carefully choreographed encounter at …

Washington:United States First Lady Melania Trump will not attend the G7 summit this year or join her husband President Donald Trump when he travels to Singapore for the planned June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, according to her spokeswoman. The First Lady has not been seen publicly for 24 days. She was …

Singapore:A Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that every disruption should not be seen as destruction as disruption can be linked to human talent and creativity. “People believe that disruption leads to destruction,” Modi said during a conversation with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) President Subra Suresh here. “But I think this is wrong …

Singapore:India and Singapore on Friday signed eight agreements, including on defence and economic cooperation, following a bilateral summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong here. A joint statement was issued following on the conclusion of second review of Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) between the two countries. India …

Singapore: Indian-origin veteran civil servant JY Pillay on Friday took over as Singapore’s acting President until a new head of the state is elected later this month. The temporary appointment of Pillay, Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers (CPA), follows the completion of President Tony Tan Keng Yam’s six-year term on Thursday, the Strait Times …

New Delhi: Two-thirds of Singaporeans  have become richer than last year, according to the list released by Forbes on Thursday. The total net worth of  these persons has increased by eleven per cent in comparison to last year (2016). This has happened despite sluggish economic growth in the country, the magazine said in a release. …

Colombo:  Sri Lanka and Singapore are to finalise a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) this year, Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake said on Tuesday. Karunanayake said that during his discussions with visiting Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, particular attention was paid to ways and means of further strengthening bilateral trade and investment. The proposed Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA is …

Mumbai: Reliance Jio Infocomm, on Thursday, announced the launch of the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system,here. “AAE-1, the longest 100Gbps technology based submarine system, will stretch over 25,000 km from Marseille, France, to Hong Kong, with 21 cable landings across Asia and Europe,” the statement said. This large scale project is the combined work of leading …