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Singapore's employment grew at a "moderate pace" in the second quarter of this year, and layoffs continued to fall for a second quarter in the row, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Thursday.

Singapore's employment grows at 'moderate pace' in Q2: MOM

Singapore's employment grew at a "moderate pace" in the second quarter of this year, and layoffs continued to fall for a second quarter in the row, said the Ministry of Manpower on Thursday.


Enhanced auditor reporting standards to provide more transparency from 2017

Auditor reporting standards here will be enhanced from 2017 onwards, allowing investors and other stakeholders to draw deeper insights from their reports of listed entities.

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Noble Group falls to 7-year-low on commodity slide amid buybacks

Noble Group Ltd, Asia's largest commodity trading firm, fell to the lowest share price level since Nov 2008 amid concern that demand is weakening for raw materials and the company's ongoing repurchases of its securities.


Singapore Airlines releases seven A350 jet orders back to Airbus

Singapore Airlines has agreed to a request from Airbus to release seven of its A350-900 widebody jet orders back to the aircraft manufacturer, the carrier said in a statement.


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Singapore shares close 34.5 points lower on Thursday

Singapore shares closed lower on Thursday with the Straits Times Index losing 34.48 points or 1.05 per cent to 3,249.52.

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