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Singapore expats ask for rent cuts as employers tighten belts

Business May 8, 2020

Singapore expats ask for rent cuts as employers tighten belts

Singapore expats are often envied for their generous pay packets but facing the prospect of salary cuts as the coronavirus batters businesses, some are tightening their belts and asking for lower rent. Clarence Foo, a real estate agent at APAC Realty Ltd. unit ERA, has ...

Business May 8, 2020

India firms are leaning more on Japan banks amid funding freeze

In these times of crisis, India’s top companies are leaning on Japanese lenders for funding. From Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd. to Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd., the nation’s biggest firms have raised a record ¥181 billion ($1.7 billion) from yen-denominated loans this year, helping ...

Taiwanese teams given OK to allow fans into baseball games

Baseball May 8, 2020

Taiwanese teams given OK to allow fans into baseball games

As coronavirus cases dwindle in Taiwan, baseball fans will be allowed back into stadiums on Friday evening, though with a cap on numbers. Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center agreed on Wednesday that starting Friday, the Chinese Professional Baseball League could admit up to 1,000 fans ...