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2012-05-24 23:02:27

Company registration specialist Rikvin is optimistic that industries´ move to increase salaries will create a win-win situation for employees as well as employers and in turn, benefit the city-state's economy in the near to medium term, says http://www.rikvin.com/ Singapore (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 A recently published online survey, conducted by human resources consultancy Towers Watson has found that employers in Singapore are planning to increase wages by an average of 4.5% this year....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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