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PM Modi holds bilateral meetings with world leaders in Singapore

Issues like cooperation in financial technology, enhanced connectivity and regional economic integration, came up for discussion during the meeting. Both leaders discussed the recent review of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement between India and Singapore. The Prime Minister also met Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The two leaders discussed ways ... Read More »

PM Modi to visit Singapore, Maldives next week

The Prime Minister will then be in Maldives on November 17 to attend the swearing in ceremony of newly elected President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. Maldivian Democratic Party leader Solih defeated incumbent Abdullah Yameen in presidential race in September. Prime Minister Modi had telephoned Solih to congratulate him on his win ... Read More »

ASEAN Foreign Ministers meet begins in Singapore

Lee emphasised the need for ASEAN countries to be united to avoid repercussions amid trade tensions between the United States and its long-time trading partners, including China, the EU and Canada. “Trade tensions between the U.S. and our other dialogue partners including China, the EU and Canada have escalated. The ... Read More »

Malaysian PM revives age-old water row with Singapore

Kuala Lumpur : Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday he wants to renegotiate a “ridiculous” water supply agreement with Singapore, the latest sign of fraying ties between the neighbours since last month’s shock election. The 92-year-old returned for a second time as premier after his opposition alliance scored an unexpected ... Read More »

Trump and Kim Jong-Un begin historic talks in Singapore ​

US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un of North Korea today made history by becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet and hold formal talks. The historic meeting took place in Singapore’s Sentosa Island at the Capella hotel. The two leaders shook hands firmly when ... Read More »

Stage set for historic Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

On the eve of the summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island, Trump hoped that a “nice” outcome could be reached from what he said would be a “very interesting meeting” with Kim on Tuesday. Later, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the preparatory talks were “moving quite ... Read More »

Stage set for historic Singapore Summit tomorrow

The US President and his delegation has arrived in Singapore for the summit level meet with North Korean leader. The delegation includes Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Trump insisted last week that the summit would “not be ... Read More »

Trump, Kim arrive in Singapore ahead of high-stakes summit

Air Force One touched down at a military air base, travelling from Canada, where Trump had attended a meeting of the Group of Seven Nations.Hours earlier, a jet carrying Kim landed, and after shaking hands with the Singapore foreign minister, Kim sped through the city’s streets in a massive limousine, ... Read More »

Trump heads to Singapore for North Korea summit

The main issue for the June 12 summit in Singapore is the U.S. demand for North Korea to abandon a nuclear weapons program that now threatens the United States. North Korea has rejected giving up its arsenal unilaterally and defends its nuclear and missile programs as a deterrent against what ... Read More »

Singapore welcomes Trump Kim summit despite heavy security

Security around the St Regis and Shangri-La Hotel near the shopping area of Orchard Road were tightened with road blocks set to kick in from June 10 onwards. The two luxury hotels are said to be where Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un will be staying during their four-day visit. Neither ... Read More »

India, Singapore exchange eight key agreements

Talks between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Lee Hsien Loong led to the signing of 8 agreements between the two sides which covered areas as wide as military cooperation and connectivity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong added a new chapter in India-Singapore ties. The two ... Read More »

India, Singapore to upgrade Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement

The two sides concluded the second review of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. The review includes expanded tariff concessions for an additional 30 products and improved rules to provide more flexibility for Singapore exports ... Read More »

PM Modi gifts Singapore counterpart a replica of Buddhagupta Stele

It bears Sanskrit phrases in Pallava script and serves as an important evidence of the transmission of Buddhism from India to Southeast Asia. This transmission is evident in the Straits and the Malay peninsular region. The inscription on the stone was the product of a Buddhist community that was residing ... Read More »

PM Modi discusses bilateral ties with Singapore PM, President

The two leaders also exchanged views to strengthen bilateral relations and explored further cooperation in the flagship initiatives of the government. “Valuable strategic partner in our Act East Policy! Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Lee had delegation-level talks” said Raveesh Kumar, Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. “Discussion ... Read More »

PM Modi To Visit Indonesia And Singapore From May 29-June 2

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Indonesia and Singapore from May 29 to June 2 where he will hold bilateral talks with leaders of both the nations on key issues, including the defence sector, a Ministry of External Affairs official said. PM Modi is also likely to sign key ... Read More »

PM to visit Indonesia and Singapore from May 29 to June 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Indonesia and Singapore from 29th May to 2nd June during which he will hold bilateral talks with leaders of both the nations on key issues, including the defence sector. The visit takes forward India’s Act East policy whereby relations with ASEAN countries will be ... Read More »

SilkAir to be merged with parent Singapore Airlines

NEW DELHI: Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional wing, SilkAir, will undergo over $100-million cabin upgrade program and eventually merge with the parent SIA. The Singapore-based mega airline on Friday said SilkAir will undergo the multi-year “significant investment programme” to upgrade to new lie-flat seats in business class, and get seat-back in-flight entertainment systems ... Read More »