Singapore 

Supper spots in central Singapore that’s not atas, costs less than $12 and is open till 3am, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

There are two types of people who can be found roaming the streets of central Singapore like hungry zombies at wee hours of the morning — clubbers and the midnight movie-goers. No matter which group you fall under, if you find yourself hit with hunger pangs, you’ll be happy to know supper options are aplenty.  We scaled down the options to food that cost less than $12 so you can save some moolah to take a cab home, and the eateries will have to be opened till at least 3am. As with our previous supper listicles in the East and…

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US luxury icon Tiffany to open more stores in mainland China as Chinese stay home where weak yuan still has buying power

Tiffany & Co. is planning to open more stores in mainland China as the weak yuan drives Chinese consumers away from spending overseas and they shift their luxury buying back home.Currency fluctuations have had “an influence on the intention of Chinese to buy abroad,” CEO Alessandro Bogliogo said in an interview in Shanghai on Thursday. “Conversely, we have seen a big increase in sales in mainland China.”The luxury jeweller plans to open more stores on the mainland, Bogliolo said, including one… Source link

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First phase of Thomson-East Coast Line to open before Chinese New Year next year, with 3 stations in Woodlands, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The first stage of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) – Woodlands North, Woodlands and Woodlands South – will commence service in end-January, before Chinese New Year. Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced this on Thursday (Sept 19) morning during a visit to the line’s Mandai Depot. Chinese New Year will fall on Jan 25 and 26 next year. There will be a few days of free travel for commuters before the opening so that they can familiarise themselves with the new stations and the connection to the North-South…

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Australian co-working firm Victory Offices braves ‘overcrowded’ Hong Kong market to open space in iconic The Center

Victory Offices, an Australian co-working space operator, has opened its first location in Hong Kong – on the 76th floor of the iconic The Center skyscraper – braving the city’s ongoing political crisis and a crowded, highly competitive shared office market.The company has leased a 25,000-square-foot space near the top of The Center, the city’s most expensive office tower, in the main business district.Victory’s foray into Hong Kong – its first overseas – comes as the city’s economy teeters on… Source link

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Red Lobster seafood chain optimistic as it prepares to open first outlet in protest hotspot Causeway Bay

International brands are pressing ahead with their expansion plans in Hong Kong even as consumer spending and tourists numbers have taken a hit from the social unrest in the city. And with the formal withdrawal of the extradition bill on Wednesday, there is a likelihood of the city returning to normality and boosting consumer confidence.In November, American seafood chain Red Lobster will open its first restaurant in Causeway Bay, one of the city’s busiest shopping districts which has been hit… Source link

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What’s the real reason a woman forced open MRT platform doors?, Singapore News

Then a screengrab of a Reddit post by someone named “phong” started circulating. It read: “I know this auntie. While everyone here is blasting her, I thought I will provide some context for her actions. “The lady who scurried into the train first? Her younger sister, who is autistic. Who has a history of wandering off and forgetting her way home. “Hopefully you will begin to understand her motivations for trying so hard to board the train after her.” Though it was unverified, many shared the post as fact and…

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Kenny Rogers Roasters to open in Jem in October, after closing last outlet in April, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Just four months after American rotisserie chain Kenny Rogers Roasters shut its last outlet at Great World City in April, the brand has confirmed that it will return by early October. Its new 2,200 sq ft store – which seats 80 diners – will open at Jem mall in Jurong East. The restaurant chain, previously under Pacific Utama, is now under the Lao Huo Tang Group, which runs an eponymous chain of casual restaurants specialising in Chinese herbal soup. Replying to queries from The Straits Times, Ms Tiffany…

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Woman gets trapped after prying open platform doors at Little India station, Singapore News

We’ve probably all attempted a mad dash past closing train doors at MRT stations. In a video clip that has surfaced on Facebook on Wednesday (Aug 28), two female passengers could be seen running into a train about to depart Little India station. One of them made it, but the doors closed before the second woman could enter. Even with the doors slammed shut, she tried to muscle her way into the train carriage. While the passenger succeeded in prying the platform doors open with her bare hands, the train…

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Vietnam 

Northwest Đà Nẵng urban shopping centre to open – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The first entertainment and shopping centre of the northwest urban area will be opened later this year in Đà Nẵng. The centre was developed by Trungnam Land joint-stock company and VV Mall – a luxurious shopping centre. VNS Photo Công Thành  ĐÀ NẴNG — Trungnam Land Joint Stock Company, a member of Trung Nam Group, and VV Mall – a luxurious shopping centre – have agreed to develop the first shopping-entertainment centre on the newly debuted Đà Nẵng Information Technology Park (DITP) Tower at Golden Hills urban area. General…

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