SINGAPORE (May 9): The past couple of months have been tough on direct selling firm Best World International. But now, it looks like even tougher times lie ahead.

From a high of $3.33 in February this year, shares in Best World have plunged more than 59% to $1.36 as at May 9, following attacks and doubts cast on its business and practices.

And now, Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) has slapped the distributor of skincare, nutritional and wellness products with a rare trading suspension — the first in close to 30 months.

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