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Government & Economy

Human capital development still top priority for Singapore

IMD's latest World Talent Report is another sharp reminder that Singapore needs to do more to develop its local talent pool, even as it continues to attract foreign high-skilled labour, observers say. The annual report, released on Tuesday, ranked...

Energy & Commodities

[LONDON] The OPEC oil producers cartel will hold one of its toughest and most significant meetings in recent years as, faced with sliding prices, its members must contemplate whether to cut output.

Government & Economy

[BRUSSELS] New European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker has made a 300-billion-euro (S$483 billion) investment plan a centrepiece of his five-year agenda, but days before a highly awaited unveiling doubts are rife that it can deliver.

Energy & Commodities

[ NEW DELHI] The labour unions of state-run Coal India have called off a strike planned for Monday in protest against a stake sale and opening up of the industry, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press ahead with energy reforms.

Government & Economy

[TOKYO] A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan late 0n Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, causing houses to collapse and injuring at least 20 people, three seriously.

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How private housing rents have moved

Shrinking housing budgets for expats and a supply glut of completed condo homes are key factors that have been weakening the rental market. BT compares how much rentals have fallen across various...
 
 

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