Singapore 

DPM Heng Swee Keat raises alert on fake online reports using his name, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has warned the public against false reports that have been circulating online using his name. Mr Heng said in a Facebook post on Friday (May 17) that he had noticed “many fraudulent reports with misleading comments” attributed to him. “One even claimed that I invested in a new company,” said Mr Heng, who is also Finance Minister. “These are untrue.” His Facebook post was accompanied by a photo of a news article purportedly from CNN, with the headline: “Minister of Finance Heng…

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Singapore 

How to sell a car in Singapore: Step-by-step guide on how to list and sell your car online, Singapore News

Despite (or perhaps because of) the high price of COEs, the second hand car market in Singapore is thriving. People get rid of their cars when they get too close to the end of the COE than they’re comfortable with, selling them to those who can only afford to buy a car on the tail end of its COE lifespan. Selling a car on your own, without the help of a dealer, is easy thanks to an abundance of online tools. Here’s how to do it. WHO CAN YOU SELL…

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Singapore 

How to save money while online shopping in 7 steps, Singapore, Women News

Online shopping not only offers an unparalleled level of convenience, but it can also give you savings that you might not enjoy if you shop in-store. You may have heard of some well-known hacks, such as signing up for first-timer discounts, or using referral promo codes, but these strategies have limited mileage. To enjoy consistent, reliable savings each time you tap the checkout button, follow these simple steps.   1. SIGN UP FOR SHOPBACK Photo: Instagram/shopbacksg Want to get cashback on everything from fashion to home furnishings to supplements to…

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Home 

China’s biggest online health care platform fires back at short-seller report that labelled the firm ‘Ponzi scheme’

China’s biggest online health care platform saw its share price drop for a second successive trading day in Hong Kong on Thursday, after a short-seller report of unknown origin challenged the real value of the company, calling it a “Ponzi scheme”.Ping An Healthcare and Technology, or better known as Ping An Good Doctor (PAGD), suffered a 1.3 per cent drop on Thursday, ending the session at HK$37.90. The company’s shares fell 5.2 per cent on Tuesday, ahead of a public holiday on Wednesday in… Source link

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Singapore 

NUS Peeping Tom case: Monica Baey urges online bullying against Nicholas Lim to stop, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Nearly two weeks since Instagram stories she posted took on a life of their own, National University of Singapore (NUS) undergraduate Monica Baey has again took to the social media platform to call for the online harassment against her perpetrator to stop. In an Instagram post on Wednesday (May 1) titled “closure”, Ms Baey noted that change at the university is afoot, but also spoke out against those who disagreed with the way she shared her story as a victim of sexual assault. On April 18, the 23-year-old…

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China 

China closes online currency regulation loopholes to ease fears over foreign exchange transactions

China has upgraded a set of “provisional guidelines” into mandatory rules covering its 134.7 billion yuan (US$20 billion) of online cross-border foreign currency transactions, as worries about the possibility of large capital outflows continue to haunt the world’s second largest economy.The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) announced on Monday that it will require all the cross-border payment businesses, which mainly provide services for individuals and corporations using e… Source link

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Ecommerce 

Alibaba’s online mall chief wants to double sales in three years by selling more American cherries and Australian baby formula

One of Jack Ma’s closest lieutenants just laid down a plethora of ambitious goals for Alibaba Group.Jiang Fan, who runs the company’s two biggest e-commerce businesses, wants to double transaction volumes on its Tmall service in three years. Alibaba does not disclose dealings over the platform, which helps brands and companies sell goods to 600 million-plus buyers, but it is one of the single largest online retailers in China’s US$1 trillion e-commerce arena.China’s largest company, which also… Source link

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Home 

Beijing’s P2P owners and senior executives hit with travel ban as China cracks down on online lending

Owners and senior executives of peer-to-peer lending platforms in the Chaoyang district of Beijing appear to have been asked not to leave China’s capital city pending an investigation into their business practices, according to the district’s Internet Finance Association.The notice, published on the association’s official social media account on Thursday, requires “senior managers” and controllers of peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms registered in Chaoyang district not to leave Beijing without… Source link

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Vietnam 

VNR launches online payment service through VIMO e-wallet – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Representatives of Việt Nam Railway (VNR) and NextTech Group sign the agreement to offer online booking and payment services for railway tickets through VIMO. — VNS Photo Vũ Hoa HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam Railway (VNR) and NextTech Group signed an agreement on Tuesday in Hà Nội to offer online booking and payment services for railway tickets through e-wallet VIMO. Users will be able to book tickets online through VIMO in just a few minutes anytime, anywhere. Phan Quốc Anh, VNR’s deputy general director, said VNR has offered online booking on its…

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Quality retail space is the new frontier as consumers look beyond the online sales experience

What are the opportunities for bricks-and-mortar stores in a digital era? The answers may be inaesthetic retail space where people can wander and interact with others.The retail market in Hong Kong has undergone numerous stages in the past five years. Itpeaked in 2013/14, where rents in core districts such as Causeway Bay’s Russell Streetsurpassing thousands per square foot.Then it was the downturn from 2015 to 2017 when government introduced measures to curb travellers from mainland China,… Source link

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