Property 

Wheelock gets second time lucky, finds buyer for house in Asia’s priciest address after offering extra sweeteners

The developers of Mount Nicholson, Asia’s priciest address, have found a new buyer for a 7,978 square feet villa, four months after the previous buyer reneged on a deal.On Monday, Wheelock Properties sold House 16 at the ultra exclusive development on The Peak for HK$720 million (US$91.74 million), or HK$90,248 per square foot. It was also HK$1.88 million, or 0.3 per cent, cheaper than the cancelled sale.Wheelock did not identify the buyer.The new deal allows for the transaction to be completed… Source link

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Singapore 

Lucky Plaza store owner fined $30k for being in possesion of unregistered contraceptives, painkillers and antibiotics, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A grocery store in Lucky Plaza was found to be illegally peddling contraceptives, painkillers and antibiotics. Store owner Valdez Ana Rubirosa Manalo, 47, a Filipino, was fined $30,000 on Thursday (April 11). She will spend 12 weeks behind bars if she fails to pay the amount. The Singapore permanent resident, who owns Cabalen Grocery on the fourth storey of the shopping mall in Orchard Road, pleaded guilty last month to six counts of being in possession of unregistered therapeutic products for the purpose of supplying them to others.…

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Singapore 

Man arrested for disorderly behaviour, causing hurt to police officer outside Lucky Plaza club, Singapore News

A 29-year-old man was arrested for multiple offences after being seen restrained and pinned down by police officers at Lucky Plaza in the wee hours of March 2. Videos circulating online show a crowd gathered outside the Platinum Music World club, located on the third storey of the shopping mall. In one video, a man can be seen putting up a struggle as several police officers tried to restrain him At least two voices, one male and one female, can be heard saying: “Don’t retaliate, don’t retaliate.” However, the man…

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Singapore 

2 lucky punters in Yishun share $13.6m Toto Hongbao prize money, Singapore News

Two lucky punters in Yishun have won about $13.6 million in the Toto Hongbao draw on Friday (Feb 22). Both bought QuickPick ordinary entry tickets. One bought from the outlet at Northpoint City’s Cold Storage in Yishun Avenue 2, while the other got it from Sheng Siong at Junction 9 in Yishun Avenue 9. The winning numbers – 05, 08, 14, 16, 34, 39 and additional number is 23 – were drawn at 9.30pm on Friday evening. The $13.6 million draw was one of the largest Toto pools in recent…

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Singapore 

SingPost warns against fake ‘lucky draw’ messages from scammers, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – SingPost has issued an alert to members of the public, warning them not to be taken in by text messages from scammers. The postal service provider uploaded a photo of one such fake message on its Facebook page on Thursday (Feb 7). The message claims that recipients have won a prize in “SingPost’ (sic) January Prize Draw”, and tells users to click on a link to collect their prize. A SingPost spokesman told The Straits Times that while the fake text messages come with a number of different…

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World’s most valuable start-up ByteDance slashes ‘lucky money’ for Year of the Pig as founder warns of challenging 2019

ByteDance, the world’s most valuable start-up, slashed the amount of bonus it gave employees before the Lunar New Year, with founder Zhang Yiming becoming the latest of China’s tech industry leaders to warn of a challenging year ahead. It is customary for many companies to give some form of discretionary bonus to their employees in the form of “red packets” for the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in China. While discretionary, many employees have nonetheless come to expect the “red packets” as part of their formal pay. TikTok…

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Singapore 

Lucky punter wins $9.58m in Jan 14 Toto draw, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – One lucky punter won about $9.58 million from Monday’s (Jan 14) Toto draw after buying the ticket from an outlet near Farrer Road. According to the Singapore Pools website, this is the second-largest amount won by a single person since 2014, when the Toto game was updated to its current format. The 1 QuickPick System 7 Entry ticket was bought at the Singapore Pools outlet at Block 8 Empress Road. The winning numbers were 10, 13, 21, 27, 34 and 40. The additional number was 41. The exact…

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Vietnam 

13 products could prove lucky for Viet Nam – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has announced a list of 13 key agricultural products of Việt Nam. The list includes rice, coffee, rubber, cashew nuts, pepper, tea, vegetables and fruit, cassava and cassava products, pork, meat and eggs, tra fish, shrimp, wood and wood products. MARD said that many countries had identified their key agricultural products in order to encourage their development, but so far there hadn’t been a unified set of indicators to identify key agricultural products among countries. …

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Singapore 

Indonesian President Joko Widodo attracts large crowd at Lucky Plaza, Singapore News

The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, was spotted at Lucky Plaza yesterday (Nov 13). Stomp contributor Sam who works at the mall, said that she first heard saw many escorts dressed in black and reporters with cameras. She realised that President Widodo was there to have lunch at a restaurant and had attracted a large crowd, who were trying to take photos of him. President Widodo is in Singapore for the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, which started on Nov 11. He, together with the heads of state and…

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Singapore 

Social enterprise The Given Company cancels lucky draw, blames media coverage, Singapore News

Donate to a charity and you could win a Mercedes-Benz car in a lucky draw – this was the promise made by The Given Company (TGC), a social enterprise launched in August. With less than a month before the draw, TGC has informed donors that it had been cancelled and they would be getting a refund of their donations. In a notice sent to donors on Oct 9, TGC founder Charles Tan blamed media reports and the controversy surrounding the lucky draw as reasons behind the cancellation. He said: “While…

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