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Travel industry shocked by Misa Travel's sudden closure

The sudden closure of Misa Travel, once seen as a role model for its push into the online space, has shocked the travel industry.

At least 17 complaints made against defunct travel agency Misa Travel

SINGAPORE - Singapore's consumer watchdog has received at least 17 complaints against Misa Travel since the travel agency closed suddenly on Wednesday (May 31).

Loyz says reviews strategic options regularly as share price climbs in active trade

LOYZ Energy said on Thursday that it reviews its strategic options on an ongoing basis following a 5 per cent jump in its share price.

Singaporean charged over hiring foreigners without valid work passes to work at night markets

SINGAPORE - A 40-year-old Singaporean, Sao Wei Loon, was charged on Thursday (June 1) for hiring 19 foreigners without valid work passes to work at night markets.

Miyoshi to place up to 45m new shares at S$0.068 each

MIYOSHI said on Thursday that it has agreed to place up to 45 million new shares at S$0.068 each to raise funds for new investments and acquisitions as well as for general working capital purposes...

NWC proposes multi-pronged approach to lift lowest wages

A HIGH-LEVEL panel in Singapore is proposing a multi-pronged approach to lifting basic wages of the lowest earners in its economy, while keeping an eye on firms' profitability amid uneven economic...

Singapore notches new peak in top cities ranking

SINGAPORE has jumped two spots to rank sixth in AT Kearney's Global Cities Index 2017 findings which were released on Wednesday.

SGX lures tech sector, but getting firms to byte will be tough: observers

THE aggressive wooing of the technology sector by Singapore Exchange (SGX) holds promise, but consummating these partnerships will be challenging, say observers and industry stakeholders.

Government looking into collaborative model for public-sector projects

The building time for public-sector projects, such as transport infrastructure and HDB flats, could be shortened as the Government is looking at making industry players collaborate from the...

Wage increases must be sustainable: NWC members

Wage rises must be sustainable so that companies can remain competitive, members of the National Wages Council (NWC) said yesterday, in releasing the council's wage guidelines for the year ahead...

 

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