By Debbie Yong
EARLY last month, business analyst Rachel Lee paid $750 to buy a kimono from Japan through eBay.
She wanted to wear it to attend her company's travel-themed dinner and dance. But a week later, the 24-year-old was told that the event, scheduled for next weekend, was cancelled.
'Most of our work involves running around to clients' places, so I was looking forward to meeting colleagues at the event,' said Ms Lee, who works in an IT consultancy.
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