The greenback fetched 107.23 yen in Tokyo afternoon trade. -AFP
The mystery is likely to fuel concerns about corporate governance in the world's second-biggest economy. -Reuters
Federal prosecutors last week filed criminal charges against Batista and embarked on moves to freeze an estimated S$809 million of assets. -AFP
Daojia has over a million registered users in eight cities around China and partners with around 3,000 restaurants. -Reuters
Ong Jun Quan is one of three second generation members of the Ong family taking over the reins from the founders of Soon Li Heng Civil Engineering. -BT
Property sales, especially in the affordable category, had slowed since the start of the year. -The Star/ANN
Large local planters have acquired over 50,000ha in Sabah and Sarawak at record high enterprise value (EV) per ha, according to industry observers. -The Star/ANN
There are allegedly irregularities in the bank's introduction of a new computing system. -Korea Herald/ANN
Most professionals in Singapore work longer than their contractual hours, with the majority feeling obligated to stay even though productivity does not go up and their work-life balance is negatively...
OCBC Bank has said it will offer Singapore's first pure maternity protection plan, MaxMaternity Care, that is not bundled with an investment-linked plan. -My Paper

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