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  • Thomas Cook partners with Expedia for hotel sales

    September 14, 2017 7:10 AM 3

    LONDON - British tour operator Thomas Cook said on Thursday it had entered into a strategic alliance with Expedia to make the online travel company its preferred provider of hotels for certain holiday sales. Thomas Cook said that while it remained focused on its own-brand hotels, Expedia would be the preferred partner for its "complementary city and domestic

  • Swiss Life speaking with DoJ about U.S. clients

    September 14, 2017 5:45 AM 3

    ZURICH - Swiss Life has been contacted by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding its cross-border business with American clients, Switzerland's biggest life insurer said on Thursday. Swiss Life said the portfolio with U.S. clients of Swiss Life Liechtenstein and Swiss Life Singapore was currently around 250 million Swiss francs ($259.23 million)

  • Global Video Streaming Softwares Market 2017 -Apple, Panopto, Polycom, Vbrick, Wowza Media Systems – World Of Wallstreet

    September 14, 2017 4:33 AM 2

    A Research study on “ Global Video Streaming Softwares Market 2017-2022 ” represent the market share and size of Video Streaming Softwares in international Industry. MRS Research Group added latest market research report by QY Research. Research Report provides an essential information and statistically evaluated data about the Video Streaming Softwares

  • Labour market shows slight uptick in first half of 2017: Manpower Ministry

    September 14, 2017 4:07 AM 2

    SINGAPORE - Singapore's labour market was on the mend in the first half of this year. The unemployment rate as well as the long-term unemployment rate for residents fell slightly from March to June, figures released on Thursday (Sept 14) show. By June 2017, 4,000 more Singaporean and permanent resident workers were employed than at the end of last year - the first

  • Resident unemployment rate down, fewer retrenchments in Q2

    September 14, 2017 4:04 AM 3

    SINGAPORE: The resident unemployment rate in Singapore declined in the second quarter from the previous quarter, although it remained higher than a year ago, according to latest figures released by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Thursday (Sep 14). Among Singaporeans, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.5 per cent in March to 3.3 per cent in June. For residents

  • Local employment in first half of 2017 rises for first time in 3 years

    September 14, 2017 3:35 AM 3

    SINGAPORE — For the first time in three years, the number of Singaporeans and permanent residents in employment rose in the first half of this year, compared with contractions in the first six months of last year and 2015. The growth in local employment was mainly in the community, social and personal services, financial and insurance services, and information

  • Singapore Q2 jobless rate at 2.2 pct, steady from advance estimate

    September 14, 2017 3:03 AM 3

    SINGAPORE, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Singapore's Ministry of Manpower released detailed unemployment data for the second quarter of 2017 on Thursday: (percent, seasonally adjusted) Q2/2017 Q1/2017 Q4/2016 Q3/2016 Q2/2016 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.1 CONTEXT: In the second quarter, total employment declined by 7,300. Excluding foreign domestic workers, the decline was 7,900. The contraction

  • HK, Sydney, Shanghai property at Risky level, S&P Says

    September 14, 2017 2:21 AM 3

    sian property prices have reached risky levels, especially in Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai, according to S&P Global Ratings. “Asset prices, especially property prices, today are as stretched as they were before the Asian crisis,” Elena Okorochenko, head of Asia-Pacific ratings said at a conference in Singapore yesterday. Combined with increased household

  • Singapore REITs' average returns hit 18.6% YTD

    September 14, 2017 2:01 AM 3

    Singapore's 31 REITs and six stapled trusts hit an 18.6% average return for 2017 YTD. According to SGX, all REITs have accumulated earnings over the period, which range from 5% for Fortune REIT to 34% for Sabana Industrial REIT. The REIT Sector has benefited from the same broad growth theme that boosted stocks in Real Estate Management & Development

  • Norwegian Air International lost €205m in 2016

    September 13, 2017 5:06 PM 7

    Accounts show that Scandinavian group’s Irish arm sold €1.4 billion Norwegian Air Shuttle’s Irish subsidiary lost more than €200 million on the sale of European flights last year, the latest figures show. The Scandinavian group’s Irish arm, Norwegian Air International, recently began flying from Ireland the north eastern US. Accounts just filed for the Dublin-based