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Holders of fake $7m insurance policy sue AIA

Couple claim negligence; agent allegedly used premium to buy policies in their names. -ST

Reits free to set fees but must justify them

MAS relents in that area, will go ahead with other rules to give investors more protection. -ST

Slower increase for private sector wages in 2014

The proportion of employers adopting flexible and performance-based wage system rose to a decade-high in 2014. -AsiaOne

S'pore employers cautious about hiring: Survey

ManpowerGroup poll shows only 16% expect Q2 staff strength to grow. -ST

'Younger workers can save enough to retire'

They must keep working, buy HDB flat within their means, says minister. -ST

G20 seeks to lift market mood despite China alarm

Ministers and central bank chiefs from the world's top 20 economies sought Saturday to bolster market confidence in the global economy, despite mounting alarm about the fallout from China's slowdown. -AFP

New STI line-up brings cheer

STI is about to get a significant makeover with the addition of three new counters. -ST

S Korea to cut 2016 growth forecast on China woes: Finance minister

South Korea will lower its growth forecast for 2016. -Korea Herald/ANN

Japan may exempt food, drinks from sales tax hike

The government will use a national identity number system it plans to introduce for tax and social security to administer tax rebates on purchases of some food and drinks. -Reuters

Excuse by traders petty, says Hamzah

The excuse given by traders who claimed that one week is too short a time for them is petty. -The Star/ANN

Jack Ma aims to make big dream come true

Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of Alibaba Group has spent big again on another business deal. -China Daily/ANN

Malaysia government urged to review cap on incentives

MICCI wants the 15-year cap on companies to claim the reinvestment allowance to be reviewed. -The Star/ANN

Tentage companies having a good year

It will be a golden year for companies providing tentage services. -TNP

Pick-up in resale flat prices 'will be slow'

Resale prices of Housing Board flats rose slightly last month, sticking to their relatively flat trend in recent months. -ST

50-year-old Singaporeans dish career survival tips

50 is a magic age in your career. -MoneySmart

The making of an innovator

Workplace and educational institutions in Singapore can help produce them by developing the right culture. -Tabla

Looking for a doc for parents in India?

Abhinav Krishna's health portal helps NRIs find, book and pay the doctors on behalf of their loved ones. -Tabla

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