Singapore 

First Apple store inside an airport complex to open this Saturday at Jewel Changi Airport, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Apple’s second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport opens on Saturday (July 13) at 10am and shoppers can expect to be greeted by staff who, between them, can speak 11 languages. The tech giant’s new two-storey store on the second level of Jewel employs more than 100 staff and some will even be able to converse with customers in sign language, Apple told media during a sneak preview of the outlet on Thursday. Besides Jewel, Apple is also planning to set up another store in Marina Bay…

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Vietnam 

Work on $193 million port complex begins in Trà Vinh – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Delegates attend to the complex’s ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday. VNA Photo TRÀ VINH — Construction of a port complex, worth VNĐ4.5 trillion (US$193 million), kicked off in Duyên Hải District, Trà Vinh Province on Thursday. Financed by Định An construction company, the 128ha complex comprises three ports, a warehouse system and a logistics zone, that will enable it to receive container ships with a capacity of 30,000 TEU as well as cargo vessels with capacity of up to 50,000 DWT. The complex is divided into two stages with the first…

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Singapore 

Man jailed 20 weeks for molesting six girls at Hougang Swimming Complex, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – An infrastructure engineer molested six girls at Hougang Swimming Complex, swimming after them when they tried to move away and touching them as he went past. Indian national Job Mathew Panakkal, 37, was sentenced on Wednesday (July 3) to 20 weeks’ jail after pleading guilty to molesting three girls between 10 and 13 years old. Four other charges involving the other victims were considered during sentencing. Deputy Public Prosecutor Victoria Ting said that Job went to the swimming complex in Hougang Ave 4 at around 7pm on Sept…

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Vietnam 

Work begins on theme park and resort complex in Tuyên Quang – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Delegates join the resort’s ground-breaking ceremony on Saturday. — Photo baotuyenquang.com.vn TUYÊN QUANG — Construction of a theme park and resort complex kicked off in Yên Sơn District, Tuyên Quang Province on Saturday.  Invested by Vingroup, the complex covers 30ha in the Mỹ Lâm mineral spring tourism site, local newspaper baotuyenquang.com.vn reported.  The complex, which is slated for completion in 2021, is expected to become a tourist attraction for the province. It also features a golf course and various villas.  Addressing the groundbreaking ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Trần Ngọc Thực pledged that…

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Vietnam 

Construction of $162m port complex gets green light – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    A port in Dung Quất EZ. Photo bsr.com.vn HÀ NỘI — The Dung Quất Economic Zone (EZ) and Quảng Ngãi Industrial Parks (IPs) Authority has granted an approval in principle for Hòa Phát multipurpose port company to develop a large-scale port complex in the central province. The complex will cost more than VNĐ3.77 trillion (US$162 million) and will be divided into two phases, online newspaper baodautu.vn reported. In the first stage between now and 2020, a wharf with a length of 300 metres…

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Vietnam 

Bình Phước inks deal to expand Suối Cam tourism complex – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Representatives from Bình Phước People’s Committee and investors shake hands after signing the deal. Photo VNA BÌNH PHƯỚC On Monday, Bình Phước People’s Committee and a joint venture between Phúc An Khang Co, Licogi 13 Co and Trung Chính Co have inked a deal to develop the second phase of the Suối Cam tourism complex in the province. Covering nearly 160ha in Tân Phú and Tiến Thành districts, the complex will have more than VNĐ1.78 trillion (US$76.4 million) once completed. In his speech at the signing ceremony, the committee’s vice chairman…

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Singapore 

Heavy rain causes flooding at People’s Park Complex, Singapore News

There was flooding on three storeys of People’s Park Complex in Chinatown during a heavy afternoon downpour yesterday. The flooding started around 1.20pm at the car park, shopkeepers told The New Paper. The water then overflowed into the complex where the shops are, with flooding several inches deep on the first three storeys. The 31-floor high-rise commercial and residential building has six floors of shops and offices. When a TNP team arrived at about 4pm following a reader’s tip-off, rainwater was still leaking into shops on the ground floor. Several…

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Vietnam 

Đắk Lắk eyes $66 million hi-tech farming complex – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Model of $66 million hi-tech farming project which will be built in the Central highland province of Đắk Lắk this year. — Photo baochinhphu.vn ĐẮK LẮK — A hi-tech agricultural complex, expected to cost US$66 million, will be developed in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk late this year.   The complex’s construction follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed on Tuesday in Buôn Ma Thuột City between the provincial People’s Committee and Hùng Nhơn Group from the southern province of Bình Phước and the De Heus Group from the Netherlands. Construction on the project, spanning 200ha, will extend from the…

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Vietnam 

Complex to link Japanese and Vietnamese firms in supporting industries – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Representatives from N&G Group and Onaga Co pose for a photo after the signing ceremony on Monday. Photo kinhtedothi.vn   HÀ NỘI — A complex intended to connect Japanese and Vietnamese firms involved in supporting industries will be developed in the Hà Nội Southern Supporting Industrial Park (HANSSIP).   The complex’s establishment followed an agreement inked between the HANSSIP’s investor – N&G Group – and Onaga Company from Japan in the capital city on Monday. The launch of the Việt Nam-Japan Tech-Park complex would mark a good starting point for both Japanese…

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Cà Mau seeks to prevent gas shortage at industrial complex – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The People’s Committee of Cà Mau Province has come up with several solutions to supply the predicted shortage of one billion cu.m of gas at Cà Mau’s Gas- Power-Fertilizer Industrial Complex.   — VNA/VNS Photo Huỳnh Thế Anh     CÀ MAU— The People’s Committee of Cà Mau Province has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to ensure sufficient gas supply for Cà Mau’s Gas-Power-Fertilizer Industrial Complex, which is expected to have a serious shortage by September, according to Nguyễn Tiến Hải, chairman of Cà Mau’s People’s Committee.…

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