Singapore Current Affairs - 2020

Singapore replaces Mauritius as top source of FDI into India

Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India during the first half of the current fiscal year 2015-16. It was unveiled by the data during April to September 2015 period released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). Key facts India has attracted 6.69 billion dollars Read More…

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis duo wins Singapore BNP Paribas WTA Finals

Sania Mirza (India) and Martina Hingis (Switerzerland) has won the 2015 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Women’s double category. In the final match played in Singapore, the Indo-Swiss duo defeated Spanish pair of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro by 6-0, 6-3 score. It overall ninth World Tennis Association (WTA) doubles titles won by the Indo-Swiss Read More…

Sebastian Vettel wins 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel from Germany has won 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One. The race was held on the Marina Bay Street Circuit, which is the first street circuit in Asia. It was overall fourth victory for Vettel in Singapore Grand Prix as he had earlier won in 2011, 2012 and 2013. This Read More…

2015 Singapore General Elections: PAP returns to power

In recently concluded 2015 Singapore General Elections, People’s Action Party (PAP) led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has emerged victorious. PAP returned to power after scoring a landslide victory by winning an absolute majority of 83 seats in the 89 member Parliament. The opposition Workers’ Party won 6 seats. In this general election, PAP Read More…

World’s first diamond exchange at Singapore to go online from September

Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange’ (SDiX) the first ever diamond exchange is all set to function from September 2015. Till now diamonds were traded on mutual basis where the retailers or jewellers used to buy diamonds from the polishers and consumers were supposed to buy it from the retailer. Now under the SDiX customers can physically Read More…