Singapore 

Driver arrested after car crashes through bollard, injuring 4 at Marina Bay Financial Centre, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Four people were injured on Monday evening (April 15) after a car crashed into a metal bollard along a pavement at the Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC). The car’s driver, a 25-year-old man, has been arrested for causing grievous hurt by negligent act. Police said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Central Boulevard and Marina Way at 6.08pm. Three female pedestrians and a male car passenger, aged between 35 and 46, were conscious when taken to Singapore General Hospital. Photo: Lianhe Zaobao The Singapore…

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Singapore investment holding firm United Industrial raises stake in Marina Centre for S$485 million

United Industrial Corporation, a subsidiary of UOL Group, is acquiring a further 24.27 per cent stake in indirect subsidiary Marina Centre Private Holdings (MCH) for S$485.3 million (US$358.86 million), to be paid in cash. It already owns a 53.07 per cent stake in MCH.The acquisition is being made through the purchase of shares from the following vendors – 10 per cent from OUE for S$200 million, 10.27 per cent from Finnegan Investments for S$205.3 million and 4 per cent from Mackmoor for US$80… Source link

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China’s electric vehicle ambitions to take centre stage at Shanghai auto show

In this file photo from April 25, 2018, a visitor takes a closer look at the Sylphy Zero Emission during the start of Auto China 2018 in Beijing. Nissan and its Chinese partner will display the Sylphy, an all-electric model designed for China that went on sale in August, at the Shanghai auto show. Photo: AP Source link

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Vietnam 

Wínk Hotels announces main contractor for Wínk Saigon Centre Hotel – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  HCM CITY — ICC-Kajima, a joint venture between Indochina Capital, a leading real estate property developer in Việt Nam, and Kajima Corporation, Japanese overseas real estate developer, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the appointment of Newtecons, a subsidiary of Coteccons, as the main contractor for Wínk Saigon Centre Hotel (Wínk 75NBK), the first Wínk Hotel in Việt Nam. Wínk 75 NBK will be located in the HCM City’s District 1 with 237 rooms. The hotel aims to offer modern design, a coworking space, innovative food and beverage concepts, cutting…

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Vietnam 

FM Logistic breaks ground for new distribution centre in Việt Nam – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

BẮC NINH — Ground has been broken for a US$30 million warehouse and distribution centre in the northern province of Bắc Ninh. French logistics and transport company FM Logistic will build the centre which is expected to open phase one next year. Once completed, the new multi-client facility will employ around 300 people and provide 52,000sq.m of storage space for up to 70,000 pallets. Among the customers interested in the centre is Brenntag, a global market leader in chemical distribution. “After one year of satisfying co-operation with FM Logistic in…

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Singapore 

Cyclist hit by truck near Mustafa Centre after filtering in front of it, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A female cyclist was injured after a collision with a truck near Mustafa Centre in Little India early Monday morning (April 8). The police said they were alerted to an accident involving a bicycle and a truck along Syed Alwi Road towards Jalan Besar at 1.06am. The cyclist, a 44-year-old woman, was conscious when taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. The Straits Times understands that her injuries were not life threatening. A video of the aftermath of the incident and dashcam footage have made their rounds online. The…

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Vietnam 

Cà Mau to open Investment Promotion and Business Support Centre – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

An investment centre in Cà Mau Province is expected to help facilitate trade, investment and tourism activities. – VNA Photo Huỳnh Thế Anh Viet Nam News CÀ MAU – A new Investment Promotion and Business Support Centre will be set up in Cà Mau Province, the provincial People’s Committee has announced. Though the province has taken steps to enhance trade, investment and tourism, more efforts are needed, according to Lâm Văn Bi, deputy chairman of the People’s Committee. Aside from providing consultancy and support for investment, business…

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VN to raise VNĐ1.7 trillion to build national innovation centre – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The national innovation centre aims to enhance technology and innovation capacity of Vietnamese firms. – Photo tuyengiao.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam plans to raise VNĐ1.7 trillion (US$71.5 million) of investment from the private and foreign sectors to develop the national innovation centre (NIC). According to a draft project which the Ministry of Planning and Investment recently submitted to the Government for consideration, the NIC will be built on 23 hectares in Hòa Lạc Hi-tech Park, without using any State funds. Building the NIC…

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Singapore 

PCF Sparkletots, student care centre food poisoning numbers rise; 1 child still in hospital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The number of staff and children affected in a recent spate of pre-school food poisoning cases has risen by over a dozen to more than 250. A PCF Sparkletots spokesman said on Monday (April 1) that there are now 229 affected children and 12 affected staff, bringing the total across its various affected branches to 241. This is an increase from the PAP Community Foundation’s (PCF’s) previous figure of 222 at 4pm on Thursday. Including the 16 cases at Plan Student Care Centre announced by the Ministry of…

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Singapore 

Food poisoning cases jump to 238 as Plan Student Care Centre and 5 more PCF Sparkletots centres hit, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Children and staff at five more PCF Sparkletots pre-schools have reported symptoms of food poisoning, bringing the total number of cases to 222 as of 4pm on Thursday (March 28). The previous tally was 184 at 4pm on Wednesday, up from 109 previously. The Ministry of Health (MOH) also announced that there were another 16 cases at Plan Student Care Centre on Friday, bringing the total number of cases to 238. The 12 PCF pre-schools and Plan Student Care Centre were all served by Kate’s Catering, which has…

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