Singapore 

‘A sexy place of wealth’: Film, TV producers eye Singapore, Singapore News

“If we were to compare the volume of productions between the periods of 2000 to 2010 and from 2010 to the current time, yes, the latter period has seen increasing activity, with three major Hollywood films entirely or partially shot in Singapore – namely Crazy Rich Asians, Independence Day: Resurgence and Hitman Agent: 47.” Yeo says the timing of international events in Singapore last year, such as the Trump-Kim summit in June, then August’s premiere of Crazy Rich Asians , was “something money could not buy” in terms of turning…

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Vietnam 

Executives eye up abundant trade opportunities – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Maher Al Arayssi, Chief of Representative Office Purchasing Manager (Vietnam), C-food International S.A.L. We have exported Vietnamese seafood products to 13 markets in the Middle East, Africa and eastern Europe since 1998. The Vietnamese seafood industry is developing year by year but the only obstacle we face for dropping seafood export is raw material issues, which sometimes limit the exports. The quality standard of Middle East and Africa meets Vietnamese quality. But sometimes the season changes, clearly downgrading the quality of raw materials and demand worldwide. Sometimes we have to search…

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Vietnam 

Viet Nam, Israel eye $1 billion in two-way trade – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Dragon fruit in Hưng Yên Province’s Kim Động District grown, using Israeli auto watering technology. — VNA/VNS Photo Phạm Kiên TEL AVIV Việt Nam-Israel bilateral trade is likely to top US$1 billion this year, the Vietnamese trade office in Israel said on Wednesday. According to Vietnamese trade counsellor to the country Lê Thái Hòa, Việt Nam has exported an estimated $520 million to the country and splashed out some $127 million on Israeli imports during January-August.  Despite formidable challenges in the Israeli market, Việt Nam’s shipments to the country are expected…

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Vietnam 

Keep an eye on core inflation: analysts – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

People shopping at a supermarket. Some experts have said recently there is an excessive money supply in the economy.— Photo vneconomy Some experts have said recently there is an excessive money supply in the economy. They pointed to core inflation of 1.96 per cent year-on-year in June this year, warning this is the correct measure of prices rather than headline inflation, which most people follow in the country. Headline inflation includes items such as food and energy prices, whose prices tend to be much more volatile. On the other hand,…

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Singapore 

Eye doctor allegedly threw glass bottle at car in road rage incident, Singapore News

A senior consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital is alleged to have thrown a glass bottle at a car in a road rage incident earlier this year. Lennard Harold Thean See Yin, 55, the head of ophthalmology at JurongHealth Campus, faces one charge each of committing a rash act and harassment. Ophthalmology deals with eye disorders and diseases. According to court documents, he was driving along Queen Astrid Park Road, in the Holland Village area, on March 18 when the incident happened. At about 8.35pm, Thean allegedly behaved in…

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Stocks Blog: China, Hong Kong traders eye loose tap by the Fed

Good day, traders, and TGIF ­­— We had some positive developments out of the US and on trade that could boost sentiment here. Two US Federal Reserve officials made comments about the wisdom of acting early if the U.S. appears ready to slide, though they later said they weren’t talking specifically about the possible Fed rate cut at the end of this month. That boosted US stocks.  Meanwhile, senior officials Steven Mnuchin and Robert Lighthizer are ready for another call with Chinese officials… Source link

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Home 

Global fund managers expanding in Hong Kong with eye on Greater Bay Area and Belt and Road Initiative

International fund companies are unfazed by the protests that have wracked Hong Kong for more than a month, focusing instead on the potential of the Greater Bay Area and the Belt and Road Initiative.US fund manager Federated Investors, with US$485 billion worth of assets under management as well as its 60 per cent owned British fund house Hermes Investment Management, both plan to continue to expand in Hong Kong as part of their long-term strategy in Asia.Hong Kong has seen many protests since… Source link

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Vietnam 

India, VN eye closer co-operation in chemicals, paper sectors – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Executives of Vietnamese and Indian companies exchange information at the India-Việt Nam business matching held in HCM City on Thursday. — VNS Photo HCM CITY — Though trade between India and Việt Nam in basic chemicals, cosmetics, dyes, and paper products has grown significantly, there is still huge untapped potential, the Indian consul general in HCM City has said. In his opening remarks at a business interaction event held on Thursday night, K Srikar Reddy said India’s exports of dyes and dye intermediates and basic inorganic…

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Hong Kong investors snap up affordable property in Malaysia with an eye on retirement

Homebuyers in Hong Kong are looking at Malaysian property as second homes and for retirement, with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru garnering a lot of interest because of affordable prices amid a supply glut.Terence Law, senior principle project director at Centaline Property Agency, said that more than half of the 21 units released on June 7at a condominium project in Johor Bahru were snapped up within the weekend by buyers from Hong Kong. The units were priced from HK$787,331 (US$100,000… Source link

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Vietnam 

Vietnamese securities catch the eye of South Korean investors – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

In March Korean Investment Management bought a 5.08 per cent stake in Việt Capital Securities Joint Stock Company.  — Photo tinnhanhchungkhoan       Compiled by Thiên Lý                                                          The Vietnamese stock market now has many South Korean-owned securities companies following a series of acquisitions in recent years. In March Korean Investment Management bought a 5.08 per cent stake in Việt Capital Securities Joint Stock…

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