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  • Stock Market is Down in Singapore
    - Posted 05.18.12

    SINGAPORE, May 18 (Reuters) – Singapore shares may fall on Friday as an escalating banking crisis in Spain and the political uncertainty in Greece fueled concerns of a euro zone break-up. Sembcorp Marine Ltd, the world’s second largest oil rig builder, may be in focus after announcing it had secured three contracts worth a total […]

  • South Korea to recruit 5,000 workers from Bangladesh in 2009
    - Posted 02.03.09

    South Korea will recruit over 5,000 skilled and semi-skilled workers from Bangladesh in 2009, said Bangladesh’s state minister for foreign affairs Hasan Mahmud. Mahmud disclosed this to reporters on Tuesday after a meeting here with South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Suk-Bum Park. Mahmud said in 2008 some 1,500 Bangladeshis found jobs in construction, textile, fisheries, […]

  • Worldwide job losses could reach 51 million in 2009
    - Posted 01.29.09

    As many as 51 million jobs could be lost worldwide by the end of 2009 because of the global economic crisis, said the International Labour Organisation (ILO), driving the world’s unemployment rate to 7.1 per cent, compared with 6.0 per cent last year.According to the UN agency’s most optimistic forecast, at least 18 million more […]

  • Singapore Flyer may re-open by Lunar New Year
    - Posted 01.28.09

    SINGAPORE: The wheels are in motion to put in new back-up systems at the Singapore Flyer and its management is hopeful to get the observation wheel back in business by the Lunar New Year.  Operations at the world’s giant observation wheel have been suspended since December 23, after the Flyer ground to a halt for […]