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Singapore businesses avoid massive layoffs, move toward cautious hiring: Aon

SINGAPORE (21 July): More Singapore businesses say they have moved back to “cautious hiring” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a pulse survey conducted by global professional servi


World economy working from home gets a glimpse of the virtual future

(Apr 15): The lockdown gripping much of the world economy has spurred a real-time stress test of the long-heralded digital future.

Hanjin brings one of world's busiest shipping terminals close to standstill

(Sept 14): The Hanjin Shipping Co. terminal at South Korea’s largest port used to be one of the world’s busiest.

Depleted crews, idled rigs lie in shale oil's path to revival

TEXAS (July 14): Two years ago, Reg MacDonald's 20-day drilling classes were packed to capacity, with nearly 40 students eager to land lucrative jobs in the booming oil and gas industry.

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