India

Contracts

Keppel unit wins contracts worth $18 mil to supply technology solutions for India waste-to-energy plants

SINGAPORE (Jan 20): Keppel Corporation announced Monday it has secured contracts worth over 12 million euro ($18 million) to supply waste-to-energy (WTE) technology and services in India.

Joint ventures and alliances

Keppel Land to acquire 49% stake in JV for $78 mil to co-develop integrated township in Mumbai

SINGAPORE (Dec 16): Keppel Land will be acquiring a 49% stake in joint venture company Kapstone Constructions for INR 4.09 billion ($78.2 million) to jointly develop the 51.4-hectare Urbania integr

Global Economy

A third of the world's consumers are suddenly nervous to spend

MUMBAI/BEIJING (Oct 9): Down the street from Mumbai’s grand colonial-era Royal Opera House, Deepak Gurnaney sits in his small electronics shop in front of rows of flat screen TVs flashing Hindi-soa

Emerging Markets

India cuts corporate tax in US$20 bil boost to growth

(Sept 20): India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than US$20 billion ($27.5 billion) boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low.

Currencies

Emerging Asia’s US$5 trillion reserves put to test in currency war

(Aug 7): It used to be that a buildup in foreign reserves was seen as a bulwark against currency shocks and swift turns in investor sentiment.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (July 8): “Large organisations respond to leadership, not administrative heads and not managers but leaders, and Iacocca was a brilliant leader.”Long-time car indu

Tech

The US$84 bil dilemma vexing India's three telecom tycoons

(June 20): After racking up US$59 billion ($80.2 billion) of net debt to survive a brutal war in the world’s second-biggest phone-services market, some of India’s billionaires are bracing for more

Disruption and Digitalisation

Cashless India could be a model for the world

(June 6): India aims to curb cash – but this time it wants to do it properly.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (May 27): “We believe that the president of the US is engaged in a cover-up.”US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, following a meeting with other Democra

Fake News

Alarming lessons from Facebook's push to stop fake news in India

(May 21): The world’s largest election has become something of a test case in how technology giants handle fake news after years of scandal. It’s not working out so well.

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