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London City Island: London's “micro-Manhattan” opens to overseas buyers

[Sponsored Article] From derelict docklands to one of Europe’s leading financial centers, the regeneration of Canary Wharf was London’s first great success story of the 21st century, and the story isn’t over yet. More than 150 major office tenants occupy 16 million square feet of office space across this purpose-built financial district, including big names like HSBC and Barclays Bank, with a further 10.5 million square feet in the future pipeline. The arrival of the Crossrail Elizabeth Line … Source link

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HCM City promises to resolve difficulties faced by business sector – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A production line of a company at HCM City’s Tân Thuận EPZ. — VNS File Photo. HCM CITY — Erratic planning and other problems related to land use is hurting the business sector, according to the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade. The city has for long had a policy of shifting factories from residential areas in the inner city, but does not tell them to relocate to industrial parks (IPs) or export processing zones (EPZs). So, over the years, many have obtained licences from authorities to build factories…

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Singapore city skyline makes an appearance in the trailer for the third season of Westworld, Singapore, Digital, Entertainment News

A sharp-eyed redditor managed to spot something rather familiar in the trailer for the third season of HBO sci-fi series Westworld: The iconic Singapore skyline.  Found and shared on reddit by u/cherenkov_blue, the bit that shows our CBD skyscrapers in the distance comes in at the 50-second mark of the teaser, forming a dramatic backdrop for a hovering device.  The redditor mentioned that the Maybank Tower stood out in the shot, which lead to sightings of other familiar structures like the HSBC Building and the UOB Plaza. Note, however, that…

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HCM City lacks licensed truck, container yards – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HCM CITY The number of private, unlicensed container and truck yards in HCM City’s districts 2 and 9 continues to increase because of a shortage of legal truck yards in the city. District 9 has about 127 private, unlicensed container and truck yards, mostly located along Hoàng Hữu Nam, Tăng Nhơn Phú and other streets, according to District 9 People’s Committee. Trần Khoa Nam, a resident in District 9, said the Hoàng Hữu Nam yard was recently upgraded, but many heavy vehicles travelling in the area had damaged the roads, increasing…

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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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White City: London's brightest new neighborhood

[Sponsored Article] A robust economy, favorable exchange rate and growing population make London a favorite city for overseas property investment, but its expensive central districts are too steep a barrier for many buyers. Those looking for a more accessible London investment with long-term capital gain should instead look west to the booming regeneration areas of West London, forecast for 13 percent growth from 2019 to 2022 by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) – particularly White City. The White… Source link

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HCM City dept fosters growth of science and technology businesses – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Nguyễn Khắc Thanh, deputy director of the Department of Science and Technology, speaks at a conference on the development of businesses in the science and hi-tech sector . – VNA Photo Xuân Dự   HCM CITY – The Department of Science and Technology has been supporting the development of science and technology businesses with numerous programmes and State policies. During a conference held by the department yesterday in HCM City, Chu Bá Long, deputy head of the Technology Management and Technology Market unit under the department, said the…

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Austrian Embassy opens Trade Office in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Representatives cut the ribbon to open Trade Office of the Austrian Embassy in HCM City. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — The Trade Office of the Austrian Embassy, which opened in HCM City on Thursday, is expected to help connect business communities of Việt Nam and Austria in the future. Addressing the opening ceremony, Harald Mahrer, president of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, said that HCM City is an ideal destination for investment in Southeast Asia, and more Austrian firms were seeking partnership opportunities in the city. The office will provide accurate and full…

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Property mogul Wang Jianlin’s Wanda Group to invest US$11.7b in world-class tourism project in rust-belt city of Shenyang

Wanda Group, the profligate Chinese conglomerate that is halfway through a massive debt-shedding exercise, has unveiled one of the largest ever investments in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang totalling 80 billion yuan (US$11.7 billion).The property-to-entertainment conglomerate controlled by tycoon Wang Jianlin said on Wednesday that the new investment will go towards building a “world-class” cultural tourism project, an international hospital, an international school and five Wanda… Source link

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City to stabilise market prices following hikes in gasoline and electricity prices  – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A customer shops at a supermarket in HCM City. The city aims to stabilise market prices after recent electricity and gasoline price hikes. — VNA/VNS Photo Mạnh Linh HCM CITY — HCM City’s Department of Industry and Trade has pledged to help businesses stabilise market prices following hikes in gasoline and electricity prices.  The price of consumer goods in the city in April rose slightly compared to the previous month, with food prices rising by 0.1 per cent and rice products increasing by 0.6 per cent compared to the…

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