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Indonesian's Arrest Marks New Effort in Jakarta to Hunt Down Financial Fugitives

Indonesian's Arrest Marks New Effort in Jakarta to Hunt Down Financial Fugitives
JAKARTA, Indonesia—For 13 years, Samadikun Hartono lived on the run from an Indonesian conviction for embezzling $ 13 million from his family's bank here. He lived in a luxury apartment in Singapore and owned factories in Vietnam and China, officials …
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Mega-ships yet to deliver promised benefits to shippers
Mega-ships have a detrimental impact on supply chains by reducing capacity for just-in-time production and forcing factories to increase safety stocks, according to the transport procurement head of a major global shipper. Jim Lim, responsible for …
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Malaysia school shuts after 'mass hysteria' outbreak
In South East Asia, during the 1970s there were several reported cases of mass hysteria outbreaks at factories in Singapore and Malaysia. Mr Bartholomew, who once lived and did research in Malaysia, said the phenomenon is quite common in rural areas of …
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Parliament: About 26100 requests for public rental flats to HDB over last …

Parliament: About 26100 requests for public rental flats to HDB over last
“HDB assesses each appeal on its own merit,” Mr Wong said. “For needy households who do not meet the eligibility criteria, HDB will exercise flexibility and offer public rental if they are unable to buy a flat, and have no other housing options or …
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Why a HDB flat as your first home makes more financial sense

Why a HDB flat as your first home makes more financial sense
Our HDB developments are considered one of the best public housing schemes in the world. And while you see thousands of unsold condominium units around in Singapore today, you hardly ever see any unsold HDB units around your estate. Buying a HDB …
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HDB resale prices dip 0.1% in Q1: Flash estimates
SINGAPORE – Housing Board (HDB) flat resale prices continued stabilising in the first quarter as they registered a roughly 0.1 per cent drop from last year, according to flash estimates from the HDB on Friday (April 1). This comes on the back of a 0.1 …
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Worker dies after falling from rooftop of Bedok HDB block
Workers' Party MP Pritam Singh, who is chairman of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council , said on his Facebook page that the worker of the town council's plumbing contractor had fallen from Block 662, Jalan Damai. The HDB block is at least 10 storeys high.
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