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  1. FFS sugar cane main

    The harsh realities behind the rising sugar cane prices in Singapore

    With bad weather, small farms in danger of closing, larger ones downsizing and suppliers calling it quits, might Singaporeans even have to go ...
  2. A Tencent sign is seen during the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Sha

    Tencent to shift focus to industry for future growth

    Chinese internet group Tencent Holdings plans to expand into providing services to industries such as healthcare and connected cars in a move to ...
  3. FFS cockles main

    No more 'hum' in laksa? Why cockles are becoming costlier and harder to find

    Pollution, smuggling and overharvesting have stacked the odds against blood cockles bouncing back from the huge fall in supply, although there is ...
  4. FILE PHOTO - A home for sale is seen in Santa Monica

    US consumer confidence at 18-year high; house price gains slow

    U.S. consumer confidence rose to an 18-year high in October, driven largely by a robust labor market, bolstering expectations that strong economic ...
  5. ITS Haier GE main

    How a Chinese fridge factory prevailed over General Electric, once the world’s best firm

    Haier was a small company in the 1980s when GE was raking in the money. Then a young manager took charge and made it China’s version of the ...
  6. Apple's new iPhone 7 smartphones sit on a shelf at an Apple store in Beijing, China

    China consumer group raps Apple after ID thefts

    A Chinese consumer body has criticised iPhone maker Apple Inc over a recent data security issue which impacted a number of consumers in China who ...
  7. Bottles are seen on a production line at the new factory of generic drugmaker Perrigo Co in the cit

    Perrigo replaces CEO Rohrhoff with consumer goods veteran

    Perrigo Co Plc on Monday replaced its chief executive officer of 10 months, Uwe Rohrhoff, with consumer goods industry veteran Murray Kessler, as ...
  8. A woman shops in the Health & Beauty section of a Whole Foods in Upper St. Clair

    US consumer spending rises; monthly inflation moderates

    U.S. consumer spending increased steadily in August, while a measure of underlying inflation remained at the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target ...
  9. FILE PHOTO -  A family shops at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Springdale

    US consumer confidence hits 18-year high; house prices slowing

    U.S. consumer confidence surged to an 18-year high in September as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, pointing to sustained ...
  10. Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture i

    Facebook yet to comply with EU consumer rules, Airbnb in line: EU sources

    Facebook may face sanctions because it has yet to comply with EU consumer rules while Airbnb has made the necessary changes in response to ...