Singapore, Brazil ink avoidance of double taxation pact

SINGAPORE and Brazil have signed a comprehensive bilateral Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA), as part of the ongoing effort to further facilitate bilateral trade and investment cooperation.

Watch martial arts action on the go, for free

SINGAPORE-BASED martial arts organisation One Championship has launched its new mobile app, and the company's chief financial officer reckons that the number of downloads will run into the millions in the first few weeks alone...

WTA Finals tickets go on sale on May 10

THE fifth and final edition of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals in Singapore takes place this October, with ticket sales for the country's largest tennis event starting on May 10...

Up close with the world's top footballers in Singapore

IF you fancy being within almost touching distance of some of the world's most famous footballers as they dazzle the National Stadium this July, you can experience just that - at a price, of course...

When football fans are the biggest winners

I had to rub my eyes in disbelief when I first glanced at the press release that went out in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Surely this had to be some sort of fake news, I thought to myself.

Going out on a high note

SINCE 2014, the world's top female tennis players have come to Singapore each year to compete in the season finale - the BNP Paribas Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals presented by SC Global tournament. ...

UFC returns to Singapore on June 23

THE Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its big return to Singapore this June, with the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts (MMA) company also set to stage live events in the Lion City in 2019 and 2020.

EPL serves up a Saturday derby day feast

WHENEVER two football teams from the same city collide on the field, you can surely expect nothing less than a fiery and feisty match from start to finish. The English Premier League (EPL) is serving up not one, but two delectable derby games on Saturday night, and both fixtures promise to be...

From flying fighter jets to taking S'pore MMA to new heights

HE'S clocked hundreds of hours flying military fighter planes, represented his university on its basketball team, and even worked as a promoter at a Boston nightclub...

The greenest run in Singapore

OF the many mass running events that are held in Singapore throughout the year, perhaps the most unique is the Income Eco Run. Billed as "South-east-Asia's premier eco-run", the event (formerly known as the NTUC Income Run 350) goes all out to champion environmental conservation and...

Clash of the Reds at Old Trafford

THE first English Premier League (EPL) fixture of the weekend is a blockbuster of a match between two old rivals who are, in all honesty, slugging it for the right to be second-best this season.

A priceless way to engage customers

WHEN it comes to sponsoring major sporting events around the world, Mastercard is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to stamp its mark on football, rugby and tennis, among other arenas.

Riding the digital payment wave

THINK of Mastercard, and images of plastic credit cards emblazoned with the global payments company's famous overlapping red and yellow circles come to mind...

Singapore Budget 2018: SG Bonus 'hongbao' of S$100, S$200 or S$300 for all citizens aged 21 and above, depending on income

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a one-off "SG Bonus" for all Singaporeans aged 21 and above, as a way to share some of this year's budget surplus with the nation...

The business of getting fit

THERE was a bit of a hoo-ha back in December 2015 when Pure Fitness gave its customers less than two months' notice that one of its two gyms at the time - at Knightsbridge in the middle of the Orchard Road shopping belt - was shutting its doors...

Big challenge for younger leaders to sustain strong Singapore-Malaysia relations

THE leaders of Singapore and Malaysia gave what could be described as a glowing report card on the current state of bilateral relations between the two neighbours on Tuesday at the end of their annual retreat.

Binding deal inked for new JB-Woodlands train service

THE human and vehicle congestion that is a common sight at the Causeway these days is likely to be significantly alleviated come the end of 2024.

PM Lee, Najib witness signing of bilateral agreement for JB-Woodlands RTS link

SINGAPORE and Malaysia celebrated another milestone in their longstanding bilateral relationship when the two countries inked an agreement for the new Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link.

Najib in Singapore for annual retreat with PM Lee

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong welcomes his first foreign leader of the new year when his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak arrives in Singapore on Monday for a two-day visit.

Indian delegation here to mark 25 years of India-Asean ties

A HIGH-LEVEL delegation from India is now in Singapore for two major events organised to celebrate 25 years of dialogue partnership between the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) and India.

Five sporting wishes for a great 2018

WE are less than 48 hours away from ushering in a brand-new year, and there's already so much to look forward to in the world of sports in 2018...

Asean, India to celebrate silver jubilee of partnership in 2018

THE year 2018 is a significant one for the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) and India. It marks their 25 years of dialogue partnership, 15 years of summit-level interaction and five years of strategic partnership.

Another action-packed year in sports

THERE'S just a fortnight left before we bid 2017 adieu, and sports fans around the world will look back fondly on another action-packed year that has thrown up more than its fair share of memorable moments...

Brexit breakthrough in Brussels

Bitcoin grabbed a large chunk of the headlines over the past few days. The value has soared to reach well over US$17,000 - another record high - and the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency comes just before it begins trading on Sunday on Cboe Global Markets, the US derivatives exchange.

Sports Hub a massive project that 'cannot fail': Oon Jin Teik

AT a little over three years old, the Singapore Sports Hub complex in Kallang is still considered to be in its infancy.