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#Cathay #Pacific Male Schedule Changes from Dec 2014

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airtraveller.org - AirTravellers Guide Latest News #Cathay #Pacific Male Schedule Changes from Dec 2014 #Cathay #Pacific Male Schedule Changes from Dec 2014 New Hot Cathay Pacific from 17DEC14 is adjusting operationa...

Mezzanine Lenders Look to Asia Pacific - Mergers & Acquisitions

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themiddlemarket.com - Mezzanine lenders struggling to generate yield in today's competitive middle-market lending environment may want to consider putting their money to work overseas. Mezzanine debt in the Asia-Pacific...

When will the BOJ take the next easing step?

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video.cnbc.com - With board members expecting inflation to stay near 1 percent until first half of 2015, the BOJ could ease further then, says Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merri...

Singapore presses Malaysia on Johor Strait reclamation projects

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Dr Vivian Balakrishnan emphasised Singapore’s concerns over Malaysia’s land reclamation projects in the Straits of Johor, during the 27t...

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports seen growing between 1-3% next year: IE, Government & Economy - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports for 2015 are tipped to move into positive terrain, growing between 1.0 and 3.0 per cent year on year, up from a revised forecast of 1.0-1.5 per cent dip this ye...

SingPost to release stamps illustrating S’pore’s past

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — If you’re feeling nostalgic, SingPost will be releasing two new sets of stamps which commemorate Singapore’s rich cultural heritage. Depicting vanishing trades and street scenes, the st...

Singapore civil servants to get 0.8-month year-end bonus, Government & Economy - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - ALL civil servants in Singapore will receive a year-end Annual Variable Component (AVC) bonus of 0.8 month, on top of the traditional 13th-month bonus, the Public Service Division (PSD) said on Tue...

Sapphire acquires China railway infrastructure specialist, sells steel business - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: SGX-listed Sapphire Corporation has announced plans to acquire a China-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business, Ranken, as part of its new move into railway infras...

Singapore's GIC to invest in Indonesian real estate

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brecorder.com - SINGAPORE: Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC and Rajawali Group will jointly invest $500 million in Indonesian real estate with a focus on projects in fast-growing Jakarta, both firms said Tues...

Pacific PDP by DW Series Badge for Snare Drum Tom Floor Bass Set Lot G598

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ebay.com - Place bid (estimated and based on max bid) To be provided at checkout By clicking Confirm bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder. By clicking Confirm bid, yo...

Customer satisfaction drops for Singapore’s F&B and tourism sectors: Survey

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — Latest survey results have revealed a significant dip in tourist satisfaction for Food & Beverage (F&B) and Tourism sectors, while satisfaction for locals remains unchanged. This was on...

CPF and HDB mortgage rates won't change - Singapore More Singapore Stories News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com - SINGAPORE- The Central Provident Fund (CPF) Ordinary Account interest rate and HDB mortgage rate will remain the same from Jan 1 to March 31 next year. The CPF Board and Housing Development Board (...

Credit counselling body looks to extend help to SMEs

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — The Republic’s first non-profit organisation providing credit counselling for the financially distressed — Credit Counselling Singapore (CCS) — is now looking at extending help to small...

HDB launches 7,568 flats in November BTO, sale of balance flats exercises, Real Estate - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - THE Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Tuesday launched 7,568 flats in a mix of mature and non-mature towns under its November 2014 build-to-order (BTO) cum sale of balance flats (SBF) exercise...

SMG Malaysia names new CEO

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marketing-interactive.com - Starcom MediaVest Group has promoted Ahmad El Hamawi to CEO, SMG and VivaKi Malaysia. El Hamawi has had 14 years of industry experience. Prior to his current promotion, he was the regional client m...

Understanding productivity: Why we haven't got it still - Opinion More Opinion Stories ST Editorial - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com - My neighbour's house is being rebuilt and I'm having a close-up view of productivity in the construction industry. There are wooden planks, steel pipes, scaffoldings, assorted tools and debris all ...

Cheil Worldwide invests in Iris giving Sydney office access to Asia - mUmBRELLA

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mumbrella.com.au - Korean based creative company Cheil Worldwide has acquired a large portion of advertising agency Iris, with the potential for Cheil to increase its investment to own 100 per cent of the business ov...

Forrester’s Predictions for Asia Pacific Business Leaders in 2015

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solutions.forrester.com - Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Time: 11:00 a.m. SGT | 2:00 p.m. AEDT | check for local time Duration: 1 hour Face it: Your technology-empowered customers know more than you do about your produc...

Sustainability must feature in business decisions: Grace Fu - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Businesses must include sustainability considerations in their decisions and boardroom discussions, and be aware of their environmental responsibilities, said Second Minister for Environ...

BBC News - Asia shares trade mixed on Wall Street gains

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bbc.co.uk - Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday, pulling back from Monday's big gains despite Wall Street also hitting record highs overnight. New York shares reached new records on higher investor confidence...

Singapore GDP Growth Exceeds Previous Estimate on Manufacturing - Businessweek

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businessweek.com - Singapore’s economy grew more than initially estimated last quarter as manufacturing improved, with a strengthening recovery in the U.S. boosting demand for the island’s shipments. Gross domestic p...

Singapore's total trade contracts 3.5% on-year in Q3 - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: The Republic’s total trade declined by 3.5 per cent on-year in the third quarter of this year to S$245.2 billion, according to a statement released by the International Enterprise (IE) S...

Iras gets tougher on fraudulent PIC claims, Government & Economy - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - THE Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras) now has more teeth to curb abuse of the Productivity and Innovation (PIC) scheme, after new laws were passed to introduce measures to clamp down on ...

Five things about Seletar Airport - Singapore More Singapore Stories News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com - Seletar Airport will be torn down and rebuilt to expand its operations, as part of a bigger plan to increase the efficiency of Changi Airport. Here are five lesser-known facts about the airport, wh...

How To Become Debt Free in 5 Simple Ways The Independent Singapore News

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theindependent.sg - Last month, the government announced something we thought was really fantastic. Yes, we’re actually enthused by something the government is doing. You can expect to see flying pigs soon. Deputy Pri...

Tweak wage index in current transport fare review exercise

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todayonline.com - Given the ongoing fare review exercise, perhaps it is also time to tweak the formula itself — chiefly, the Wage Index (“Public transport council begins fare review”; Nov 20). Just as the Public Tra...

Swann loses trust in Trust - Football - Eurosport Australia

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au.eurosport.com - The Iron Trust announced on its own website on Monday that the club had reported an annual loss of B£1,120,862 for the financial year ended June 30 2014 and that a similar deficit was predicted for...

Singapore, Zhejiang ink 15 projects worth S$3b - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Bilateral relations between Singapore and Zhejiang received a boost with the signing of 15 projects worth more than S$3 billion at the 10th Singapore- Zhejiang Economic and Trade Council...

Otis Singapore wins S$156m deal for Thomson-East Coast Line - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Otis Singapore was appointed by the Land Transport Authority to supply and install nearly 600 elevators and escalators for the northern stretch of the Thomson-East Coast Line project. Th...

Carlyle Seeking $5 billion for Fund to Stay in the Game Longer – Jewish Business News

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jewishbusinessnews.com - Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP is looking to raise about $5 billion for a fund that can hold stakes in companies for as long as 20 years, Bloomberg reported. The company expects to make inves...

FOREX-Euro gains vs dollar after Markit U.S. services data

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uk.reuters.com - NEW YORK Nov 24 (Reuters) - The euro strengthened further against dollar early Monday after private data on the U.S. services sector fell short of forecast in early November, reducing earlier bulli...

‘China launches corporate probes’ - Companies | IOL Business

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iol.co.za - Beijing - China's corruption watchdog has launched a series of inspections into state-owned enterprises and government bodies including China Petrochemical (Sinopec Group), Asia's largest oil refin...

Thales, Siemens win US$633m contract for trains in Spain - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - PARIS: The French and German industrial giants Thales and Siemens said on Monday (Nov 24) they had won a contract worth about US$633 million to revamp safety systems on a high-speed train line in S...

Today’s Direct Stock News; DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P 500 market trends and stock trading : Learning and Finance

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learningandfinance.com - Stock futures and stock market index trends today November 24, 2014: Stock futures were positive prior to opening bell this morning and stocks appeared to be positioned to find gains again today. L...

New measures to curb abuse of PIC scheme are reasonable: ASME - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: The Association of Small and Medium Enterprises has said that new measures to curb the abuse of a scheme aimed at helping firms raise productivity are reasonable. Firms in Singapore have...

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