Singapore 

First Apple store inside an airport complex to open this Saturday at Jewel Changi Airport, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Apple’s second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport opens on Saturday (July 13) at 10am and shoppers can expect to be greeted by staff who, between them, can speak 11 languages. The tech giant’s new two-storey store on the second level of Jewel employs more than 100 staff and some will even be able to converse with customers in sign language, Apple told media during a sneak preview of the outlet on Thursday. Besides Jewel, Apple is also planning to set up another store in Marina Bay…

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Apple’s second Singapore store to open at Jewel Changi Airport on July 13, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Apple will be opening its second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport, according to the Cupertino tech giant. The Jewel store will open its doors on July 13 at 10am. In March, The Straits Times reported that Jewel Changi Airport and Marina Bay Sands are two locations where Apple is planning to set up new stores. No other information, such the size of the Jewel store, was provided. But visitors can expect the usual offerings of an Apple Store from the new outlet, such as iPhones to…

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Vietnam 

Four international exhibitions open in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A booth at the Rubber & Tyre Vietnam. Four international exhibitions: Paper Vietnam; Rubber and Tyre Vietnam and RubberTech Vietnam; Coatings Expo Vietnam; and Plastech Vietnam, are at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre until June 28. — Photo tapchicaosu.vn HCM CITY — Four international exhibitions in the paper, rubber and tyre, coatings, and plastic industries opened in HCM City on June 26. They are showcasing machinery, technologies and materials used in the paper and pulp, rubber and tyre, coating, dyeing, inking and plastics industries. More than 300 companies…

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Singapore 

Singapore keeps options open on Huawei and 5G networks, Digital, Singapore News

Singapore has not taken a specific position on any particular vendor when it comes to 5G networks but requires that any prospective operator must meet the standards for resilience and security set by the government, according to S. Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information. Iswaran, speaking at a press briefing at the conclusion of the Asia-Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting, was answering a question about Singapore’s plans for 5G and attitudes toward Shenzhen-based Huawei Technologies, which the US included on a trade blacklist in mid-May. The Trump administration said Huawei represents…

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Singapore keeps options open on Huawei, says any 5G vendor must meet security standards

Singapore has not taken a specific position on any particular vendor when it comes to 5G networks but requires that any prospective operator must meet the standards for resilience and security set by the government, according to S. Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information.Iswaran, speaking at a press briefing at the conclusion of the Asia-Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting, was answering a question about Singapore’s plans for 5G and attitudes toward Shenzhen-based Huawei Technologies,… Source link

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Singapore 

Second Raffles Hotel set to open in Singapore on Sentosa in 2022, Singapore, Travel News

SINGAPORE – A second Raffles Hotel is set to open in Singapore in 2022, more than a century after the original national monument in Beach Road opened its doors in 1887. Hotel operator Accor Group, in partnership with property developer Royal Group, announced on Tuesday (June 25) that the new Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa Singapore will be built on Sentosa. The proposed all-villa resort will feature 61 villas, each with its own private swimming pool, set in a 1,000,000 sq ft property, the equivalent of approximately 17 football fields.…

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Popular Chinese hotpot chain sets its sights on US, to open first outlet in New York early next year

Xiaolongkan, one of China’s largest hotpot chains, will open its first shop in the US in early 2020 and add nine more restaurants overseas in the next two years, the latest indication of the Chinese hotpot industry’s global ambition.The Sichuan-based chain is bringing its famous spicy hotpot to New York as soon as the first quarter of next year, company officials said. It has just signed a lease for a 500 square metre space in a new commercial complex named Tangram located in Flushing, also… Source link

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Singapore 

Haw Par Villa now open at night, Lifestyle, Travel, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Visitors to Haw Par Villa can now explore its 1,000 Technicolor sculptures and dioramas and wander its 10 Courts of Hell after dark. The park has extended its operating time from 7pm to 10pm in a bid to attract more visitors. Previously, its opening hours were from 9am to 7pm with the last entry at 6pm. Entry to the park is free. Site manager Journeys said the best time to visit the park is in the evening and added that it has improved the lighting features. Haw Par…

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Stocks Blog: China, Hong Kong markets open confidently, setting aside ongoing US-China trade battling

Welcome back, traders. Well, US stocks partied hard overnight, after the Fed chairman signalled he’s open to cutting rates. Hong Kong stocks are especially battered by the trade battling between the world’s two largest economies. Are traders ready to get back in and take advantage of low prices?  And on the mainland, the National Development and Reform Commission spot the spotlight back on rare earths in a Tuesday conference on upgrading the domestic sector, the nationalist Global Times… Source link

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Singapore 

Fast food chain A&W to open second, bigger outlet in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore News

Following the positive response to their first outlet at Jewel Changi Airport, American fast food chain A&W has just announced that they will open their second outlet in AMK Hub. The new outlet will accommodate 142 hungry diners, an upgrade from the Jewel’s outlet which could only seat 80 diners. “With the AMK Hub outlet, we hope they can relive those memories of the time when A&W used to be in Ang Mo Kio,” said a brand representative to The Straits Times.  A&W’s first outlet at Jewel has been extremely popular since…

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