Vietnam 

Vietnam Airlines to build aviation logistics centre in Cần Thơ – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Leaders of Cần Thơ and Vietnam Airlines discuss solutions to build an aviation logistics centre in Cần Thơ City. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — The southern city of Cần Thơ will earmark 27ha of land for Vietnam Airlines to build an aviation logistics centre, said Deputy Chairman of People’s Committee Trương Quang Hoài Nam on Thursday. In a meeting with leaders of Vietnam Airlines in Cần Thơ City, Nam said the site was next to the Cần Thơ International Airport. “After the project is approved, the city will complete…

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Singapore 

Elderly man injured after chair gives way at newly upgraded Teck Ghee hawker centre, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 70-year-old man who was having a meal at Teck Ghee Square hawker centre on Sunday night (June 2) suffered injuries to his head after the chair he was seated on came apart, causing him to fall. Photos of the incident have been circulating on Facebook and online discussion forum Reddit since late on Sunday night. Spots of blood can be seen next to the man, who is sitting on the ground next to the seat of a chair that appears to have fallen apart from its base.…

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Vietnam 

Indian giant proposes to build IT centre in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    HCM CITY — The Hindustan Computers Limited (HCL) from India plans to establish an information and technology (IT) centre in HCM City, which will provide training for about 10,000 IT engineers over the next five years. HCL Executive Vice President Sanja Gupta revealed the plan during a meeting with the city’s leaders last week, saying the southern economic hub had favourable conditions to develop his company’s project. He also spoke highly of the IT labour force in Việt Nam, describing it as an important factor to ensuring the success of IT services in the…

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Singapore 

Beloved bookstore reopens at Marine Parade Food Centre with classic comics selling for cheap, Singapore, Digital News

The hawker centre and market at Block 84 Marine Parade Central finally reopened earlier this month, and its tenants are slowly returning to the culinary hotspot after several months of closure due to an overhaul. Amidst the anger and disappointment over the duration of renovations (its completion was delayed by three months, mind you), at least one vendor is bringing smiles to the market’s old regulars. And he ain’t even selling food. Award-winning illustrator and writer Sonny Liew was happy to tweet out some good news last Saturday morning: A…

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Vietnam 

Construction of country’s 1st farmers support centre begins – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Ground has been broken for construction of the Lavifarm Farmers Support Centre in Trà Vinh Province’s Càng Long District. — Photo courtesy of Lavifood HCM CITY — Lavifood Joint Stock Company has broken ground for building a farmers support centre in the Mekong Delta province of Trà Vinh’s Càng Long District, the first of its kind in the country. The Lavifarm Farmers Support Centre will consult farmers on planting crops based on market demand and zoning plans. It will also provide them with technical…

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Home 

The Executive Centre finds a market with in-house baristas, plush sofas in the luxury niche of Hong Kong’s co-working space

Office space operator The Executive Centre (TEC) believes that it has found a market in the luxury niche of Hong Kong’s growing number of co-working space operators, as a strategy to survive the overcrowded market. “I think of [the co-working sector] as the economy class of a flight,” said TEC’s chairman and chief executive Paul Salnikow. “We create locations across Asia where multinationals can settle in.” Multinational firms (MNCs), which make up 76 per cent of clients, stay with TEC for 36… Source link

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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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