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Government & Economy

Construction firms to have 10% of foreign workers with high skills from January 2017

COME Jan 1, 2017, at least one in 10 foreign workers on the payroll of construction firms must be of higher skill.

Government & Economy

[WASHINGTON] The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ended its monthly bond purchase programme and dropped a characterisation of US labour market slack as "significant" in a show of confidence in the economy's prospects...

Companies & Markets

[SINGAPORE] Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp , Singapore's second-biggest lender, posted a 62 per cent rise in quarterly profit, beating expectations, thanks to strong loan growth, higher margins and a one-off gain from a China-related acquisition...

Companies & Markets

NEPTUNE Orient Lines (NOL), South-east Asia's biggest container line, is seeking buyers for APL Logistics unit in a sale that could fetch at least US$1 billion (S$1.27 billion), said Bloomberg...

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