Singapore 

M1 releases two-year mobile contract price plans for iPhone 11, Digital, Singapore News

M1 is next after StarHub to release the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro prices with their two-year contract-based mobile price plans. For reference, this is how much the phones cost from Apple directly. iPhone 11 mobile price plans – M1   $30Base Plan + $20add-on + $48add-on + $80add-on + $205add-on Data /Talktime /SMS 12GB100 mins100 SMS 17GB200 mins200 SMS 42GB300 mins300 SMS 78GB500 mins500 SMS 112GBUnlimited mins1000 SMS iPhone 11 (64GB) S$770 S$575 S$315 S$70 $0 iPhone 11 (128GB) S$835 S$640 S$380 S$130 $0 iPhone 11 (256B) S$990…

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Singapore 

Parliament: No fraud involved in National Gallery’s $12.4m waivers and contract variations, says Grace Fu, Singapore News

No fraud was involved in the National Gallery Singapore’s waiver of contractual provisions, said Culture, Community and Youth Minister Grace Fu in Parliament on Monday (Aug 5). These waivers largely related to penalties on the contractor for the extra time taken to complete the development project. In all, the waivers and contract variations given to Takenaka-Singapore Piling Joint Venture totalled $12.4 million, which was flagged in the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) report last month. This sum is not overpayment, Ms Fu said in her reply to Mr Png Eng Huat (Hougang), so…

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Vietnam 

Việt Nam launches government bond futures contract – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Officials press buttons to launch the government bond future contracts on the Hà Nội Stock Exchange on Thursday. — VNA/VNS Photo Phạm Hậu HÀ NỘI — The Hà Nội Stock Exchange on Thursday officially launched the government bond futures contract, the second derivatives market product in Việt Nam since the index futures in August 2017. The introduction of the five-year bond futures contract is expected to satisfy the investment needs and risk prevention of investors, through better attracting foreign investment and contributing to the process of upgrading the status…

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Vietnam 

Vietcombank and JBIC sign US$200 million contract for renewable energy development – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Vietcombank and JBIC signed a credit contract to finance renewable energy projects in Việt Nam. — VNS Photo  HÀ NỘI — The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Việt Nam (Vietcombank) and the Japan Bank for Co-operation (JBIC) on Tuesday signed a US$200 million credit contract to finance renewable energy projects. Accordingly, JBIC will arrange loans from four leading commercial banks in Japan including MUFG Bank Ltd, Mizuho Bank Ltd, the Joyo Bank Ltd and the Nishi-Nippon City Bank Ltd with terms of 14 years for green energy…

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Apple’s iPhones can all be made outside China if needed, says contract manufacturer Foxconn

Apple has a backup plan if the US-China trade war gets out of hand.The Cupertino California-based company’s primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the US outside China if necessary, according to a senior executive at Hon Hai Precision Industry. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer, known also as Foxconn Technology Group, now makes most of the smartphones in the Chinese mainland.China is a crucial cog in Apple’s business, the origin of most of its iPhones… Source link

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Singapore 

Which telco offers the best SIM-only, no contract plan in Singapore? , Digital, Singapore News

With multiple MNVOs and a fourth telco, TPG, about to enter the market, Singaporeans have never had more choice when it comes to picking their telco service provider. Smart consumers know that the best deals in mobile right now are SIM-only plans, as they tend to give you a lot more data, and often at a lower monthly cost. It does mean that you have to buy your phone without a subsidy, but it also gives you the flexibility of changing your phone whenever you want (as opposed to waiting…

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Vietnam 

Viettel wins $27 million contract in Peru – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Bitel will help schools improve their services for the education and training sector in Peru. — VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Bitel, a brand of Viettel Peru has won a US$27 million contract to provide information and technology infrastructure for 1,837 schools in Peru. Accordingly, Bitel would help the schools improve their services for the education and training sector in Peru. The project includes four packages and would be implemented in 25 cities and provinces in the country. This is the largest project which Bitel has won so far.…

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Singapore 

Samuel Seow’s agency in disagreement with Manhunt pageant winner over $60k cash prize, contract, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The prospect of lucrative pageant prize winnings, including $60,000 cash and an exclusive contract with an entertainment agency, was enough to make model Nicholas Langton gun for gold. But eight months later, the winner of the grand prize at local pageant Manhunt Singapore 2018 has not received his prize money. Mr Langton, 22, told The Straits Times in an exclusive interview that he had not received the $60,000 since the finals of the Manhunt pageant on July 12 last year. The pageant was organised by Beam Artistes, which…

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China’s co-working offices poised for a boom, offering unicorns the freedom to expand and contract with changing businesses

Commercial landlords in business parks and the operators of co-working offices are likely to see a surge in occupancy rates in mainland China, as a 41-fold jump in the number of unicorns raises the demand for flexible workspace that can contract and expand with rapidly changing business operations.Three of every four unicorns, or start-up companies valued at more than US$1 billion, are considering expansion either in their existing markets, or exploring new markets, said Cushman & Wakefield in… Source link

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Singapore 

Which telco offers the best SIM-only, no contract plan in Singapore? , Singapore, Digital News

With multiple MNVOs and a fourth telco, TPG, about to enter the market, Singaporeans have never had more choice when it comes to picking their telco service provider. Smart consumers know that the best deals in mobile right now are SIM-only plans, as they tend to give you a lot more data, and often at a lower monthly cost. It does mean that you have to buy your phone without a subsidy, but it also gives you the flexibility of changing your phone whenever you want (as opposed to waiting…

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