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Published Fri, Jul 23, 2021 · 12:03 AM

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Manpower Ministry implements mandatory monthly rest day for migrant domestic workers

SINGAPORE'S Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced on Thursday several new initiatives to strengthen support for migrant domestic workers (MDWs) and their well-being.


Auditor-General flags lapses in operations management, possible record irregularities

THE Auditor-General's Office (AGO) continued to find lapses in operations management, procurement contract management, as well as weaknesses in IT controls in this year's FY2020/21 audit.


F&B suppliers feel 'left behind', plead for support amid drastic fall in revenue

AS Singapore begins a fresh round of Covid-19 restrictions on Thursday, one group of people - those working in the wholesale trade - seem to have fallen through the cracks when it comes to receiving government support.


Three charged with insider trading of Broadway Industrial shares

THREE people were charged on Thursday with several counts of contraventions under the Securities and Futures Act (SFA) and the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes Act (CDSA).


Singapore industrial space rents, prices up in Q2; supply makes a rebound: JTC

THE year-long construction delays in Singapore's industrial property market are beginning to see an end. In Q2 2021, total available stock increased by 374,000 square metres (sq m) compared to Q1, the largest quarterly rise since 2017. By the end of the third month in Q2, there were 50.5 million sq m of industrial space.


Corporate earnings


  • ARA Logos H1 DPU up 10.6% to 2.57 S cents on revenue from Australia acquisition
  • Suntec Reit posts 26.1% rise H1 2021 DPU amid resilient office portfolio

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Singapore, regional markets close higher as investors shrug off virus fears  

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