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THE Business Times understands that thousands of merchants in Singapore are users of Wirecard's payment terminals, though some have already found new providers after news of Wirecard's collapse first surfaced in June.
THE seasonally-adjusted resident unemployment rate ticked up by 0.4 percentage point to 4.5 per cent in August, slightly higher than the 0.3 percentage point increase for July, according to the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) eighth weekly jobs situation report released on Wednesday.
BELLAGRAPH Nova Group (BN Group) co-founder Terence Loh has resigned from the newly formed company, which was recently thrust into the spotlight for doctored photos of Barack Obama in its marketing materials.
IN the next three months, some 142,000 square feet (sq ft) of co-working spaces are set to open with WeWork slated to open an 82,000 sq ft branch at 30 Raffles Place, while JustCo will open a 60,000 sq ft branch at The Centrepoint.
IT is being offered for sale together with an opportunity to buy the self-storage business of the seller, EBC Lifestyle Hub, which owns the entire building.
THE participation rate in OCBC Bank's scrip dividend scheme comprised three-quarters (75.2 per cent) of shareholdings, with nearly 67.5 million new ordinary shares allotted and issued to shareholders.
The STI today
THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended trading on Wednesday with a 0.36 per cent gain or 9.1 points higher at 2,538.36, in line with some regional key indices.