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Xi Jinping and fragility of Chinese politics (Comment)


September 19th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
The appearance of China's presumptive leader Vice President Xi Jinping in the state media Sep 15 relieved the tension among many in China and abroad. It meant the consensus on the ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president meets Panetta


September 19th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, who has appeared in public after a fortnight's disappearance, Wednesday met US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta here.Xi reviewed his visit ... Read more...

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Missing Chinese leader sends condolences


September 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who disappeared from public view weeks before a Communist Party congress, has sent condolences over the death of an official, a media ... Read more...

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India-Singapore Friendship Group in Indian parliament launched


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An India-Singapore Friendship Group in the Indian parliament was launched here Thursday on the visit of a four-member parliamentary delegation from Singapore.The delegation, led ... Read more...

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India, Singapore extend military training agreement (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India and Singapore Wednesday signed three key agreements including one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their Singaporean counterparts.The ... Read more...

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India, Singapore sign military training deal


July 11th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India and Singapore Wednesday signed three key bilateral agreements that included one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their ... Read more...

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Singapore invites Indian investment in education and health


July 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Looking forward to a mutually beneficial relationship, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Wednesday invited Indian investments, especially in education, healthcare and power sectors in ... Read more...

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Delhi is India’s most competitive city, Mumbai next


July 11th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's capital has emerged the most competitive city in the country for the third straight time with the commercial hub of Mumbai retaining the second ... Read more...

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India steps up ASEAN diplomacy, Singapore PM on way


July 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Ahead of the summit with the 11-nation ASEAN this year-end, India is set to step up its Look East policy as Singapore Prime Minister ... Read more...

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UN chief to undertake Asia tour


March 16th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will embark on an Asian tour Sunday. He will visit places including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea, a UN ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement


February 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Singapore have signed an agreement to boost bilateral trade and investment.Sr Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on a two-day visit to the ... Read more...

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Volatility expected in global economy: Singapore PM


November 29th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 29 (IANS) A period of volatility and uncertainties is expected for the global economy, creating considerable challenges for the central bank to keep the financial system and economy ... Read more...

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Singapore opened new horizons for India: PM


November 20th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) Singapore had opened new horizons for India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Sunday and recalled that it was New Delhi's engagement with Singapore that ... Read more...

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Nehru spirit prevails as Manmohan lands in Singapore (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached here from Bali Saturday night for the final leg of his four-day 'Look East' tour to meet the leadership of ... Read more...

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Singapore prime minister, new cabinet sworn in


May 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 21 (IANS) Singapore's new cabinet was sworn-in Saturday with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong promising that his government will evolve in tandem with the aspirations of a new ... Read more...

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Gillard visits tsunami-ravaged Japanese town


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 am ICT by ANI
Sendai (Japan), Apr. 23 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has arrived in Japan's tsunami-ravaged Sendai to view the devastation.Gillard touched down at about 9.30am (local time) and is travelling by ... Read more...

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Unease in China over Oz enhancing defense ties with Japan, S. Korea


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 22 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's move to strengthen defence ties with Japan and South Korea is reportedly adding to China's unease about new US-anchored security alliance emerging on ... Read more...

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China on anvil, Indian PM lands in Hanoi (Roundup)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday evening on the last leg of his three-nation Asia tour to attend the India-Asean and the East Asia ... Read more...

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Nalanda University bill in parliament next month


March 27th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 26 (IANS) Giving a push to reviving the Nalanda University, India Friday said the land to set up an international university in its Bihar state has been acquired and a ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi, Nooyi in Asia’s 8 top power women


March 8th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi and ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar figure in CNN's list of eight of Asia's top power ... Read more...

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Singapore premier urges couples to have more babies


February 13th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 13 (DPA) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Saturday called on couples to have more children as the city-state's birth rate slipped to its lowest level in 2009. "Despite all our ... Read more...

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US ready to engage in Trans-Pacific Partnership


November 14th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 14 (DPA) The US Saturday announced its readiness to engage in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal as an initial step towards moulding a region-wide free trade agreement ... Read more...

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China to give two pandas to Singapore, sign other pacts


November 13th, 2009 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 13 (IANS) Beijing and Singapore have signed four cooperation pacts, including procurement of two pandas from China, to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the ... Read more...

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Singapore prime minister rules out another dip for economy


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 3 (DPA) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Tuesday said the city-state's economy had bottomed out and was not expected to take another dip after it emerged from its worst ... Read more...

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South Korea approves economist as new premier


September 28th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 28 (DPA) South Korea's National Assembly Monday approved the appointment of economist Chung Un Chan as prime minister despite protests from the opposition. The assembly approved Chung's appointment by President Lee ... Read more...

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Singapore’s economy expected to slightly recover by 2009-end


March 16th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 16 (DPA) Singapore's economy is expected to recover slightly in the final quarter of 2009, just after sliding even deeper into recession during the first three quarters of the year, ... Read more...

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North Korea to close border with South over beyond danger level provocation


November 12th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): North Korea has said that it will shut all land borders with South Korea from the beginning of December, and accused its neighbour of provocation beyond the ... Read more...

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Shadow of global financial crisis dogs Singapore Pravasi Bharatiya meet


October 10th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 10 (IANS) The turmoil gripping world economies is dogging a global conference of overseas Indians, with leaders from Singapore and India calling for firm measures to secure the future growth ... Read more...

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Global financial crisis dogs Singapore Pravasi Bharatiya meet


October 10th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 10 (IANS) The turmoil gripping world economies is dogging a global conference of overseas Indians, with leaders from Singapore and India calling for firm measures to secure the future growth ... Read more...

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Mini version of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to begin in Singapore today


October 10th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): A mini version of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) will begin in Singapore from today. "PBD Singapore" is the second such convention of Indian Diaspora to ... Read more...

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Overseas Indians meet in Singapore means business


October 7th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 7 (IANS) Promoting business and boosting trade and investment between India and the rest of Asia will be the guiding mantra at the 'mini' Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) which begins ... Read more...

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Bush to Hu: Stop bothering the Dalai Lama


September 28th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
On Board the PM's Special Aircraft, Sep 28 (IANS) “The Dalai Lama is a peace-loving man. Why are you people bothering him?” US President George W. Bush recalled telling Chinese President Hu ... Read more...

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Singapore hopes Formula One brightens economic gloom


September 28th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 28 (DPA) Singapore is counting on the acclaim emanating from the first Grand Prix under lights to brighten the gloom hovering over its tourism industry.With 40,000 overseas visitors on shopping ... Read more...

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Singapore to sue Wall Street Journal for contempt of court


September 12th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 12 (IANS) The Singapore government plans to sue the publishers and owner of the Asian edition of the Wall Street Journal (WSJA) for two articles questioning the impartiality and integrity ... Read more...

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Singapore urges parents to find spouses for their offspring


September 8th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 8 (DPA) The Singapore government is urging parents to play matchmaker to find appropriate spouses for their single sons and daughters, The Strait Times reported Monday.Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ... Read more...

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