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Sellers of Singapore’s largest residential site above a lush park are wooing mainland China, Hong Kong developers

A choice piece of property in Singapore – the city-state’s largest residential site on a hilltop overlooking a lush park – is back on the market. Hong Kong or mainland developers could be its next owners, analysts say.The spot is called Braddell View, and it sits on 1.14 million square feet above MacRitchie Reservoir Park. Its starting price is S$2.08 billion (US$1.5 billion), but the hope is for competing bids to drive that up.The central city site was unsuccessfully put up for sale in March… Source link

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Mekong province seeks investment in hi-tech agricultural park – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Agricultural technologies on display on the sidelines of a conference to call for investment in Hậu Giang Province’s hi-tech agricultural park on Monday. — Photo Courtesy of baohaugiang.com.vn HCM CITY — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hậu Giang continues to solicit investment in its hi-tech agriculture park, including in its infrastructure. According to Trương Cảnh Tuyên, deputy chairman of its People’s Committee, who spoke at a conference for the purpose on Monday, the province has great potential in agriculture with over 140,000ha of arable land. It has areas for…

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Chinese chip maker Loongson Technology to invest US$2.1 billion in a new smart industry park in Zhejiang as China pushes for tech self-reliance

Chinese chip maker Loongson Technology plans to invest 15 billion yuan (US$2.1 billion) for a smart industry park in China aimed at attracting smart devices manufacturers and research and development enterprises, as the country pushes for self-reliance in advanced technologies amid increasing efforts by the US to contain China’s tech development.Located near the Yiwu international trade comprehensive reform pilot area in Jinhua city, Zhejiang province, the park will cover an area of over 5.3… Source link

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Đà Nẵng seeks investment in IT Park – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The entrance to Đà Nẵng Information Technology Park (DITP). It’s expected to attract investment in IT areas such as software products, digital content products and hardware products and services. — Photo VietnamFinance HÀ NỘI — Authorities are seeking investment in the Đà Nẵng Information Technology Park (DITP), focusing on four areas of software products, digital content products, IT services and hardware products and services. The above areas were recently listed by the Đà Nẵng People’s Committee. As for the production of software products, priority are given to attracting investment in DITP with…

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Man fined $4,500 for displaying toy grenade at Istana Park, sparking police operation, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A cleaner found a toy grenade while working at Istana Park and decided to display the object in an upright manner to see how people would react when they saw it. Elankovan Marimuthu got more than he bargained for when a motorist alerted the police after spotting the toy at around 2pm on Nov 3, 2017, sparking an operation that involved 39 officers from various units. Eight Singapore Armed Forces officers from the Biological, Radiological and Explosive Defence Group were also deployed to the park near Orchard Road. The…

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Hong Kong Science Park on track to attract top-notch research institutes as part of tech push, CEO says

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp is on track to achieve its goal of attracting the first batch of research institutes to the city in health care, artificial intelligence and robotics, as part of a broader push by the city to build itself into a hub for innovation and technology, according to chief executive Albert Wong Hak-keung.The government-run company, which manages the Hong Kong Science Park in Sha Tin, has vetted and is poised to award successful applicants in the next few… Source link

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Industrial park occupancy rate reaches 74% – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A view of Thuận Đạo Industrial Park in southern province of Long An. By the end of June, there were 326 IPs nationwide with total areas of some 95,500ha. — VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam HÀ NỘI — The occupancy rate at operational industrial parks (IPs) nationwide has hit 74 per cent, according to the Economic Zone Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. By the end of June, there were 326 IPs nationwide with total area of 95,500ha. Of which, industrial land area was 65,600ha, accounting for 68.7 per cent of…

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Woman takes taxi from Merlion Park to Chinatown Point — but meter shows different fare from receipt, Singapore News

A woman who flagged down a taxi at Merlion Park to get to Chinatown Point was shocked when she noticed the fare reflected on the vehicle’s meter on Tuesday (June 25) at about 6.52pm. Halfway through the journey, the total fare reflected was already $16.31. She immediately called her husband, Stomp contributor Tony, who told her to make sure she asked the driver for a receipt before paying the fare. Tony, who is a taxi driver himself, said that the fare was too high. “This was just halfway through the…

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Work begins on theme park and resort complex in Tuyên Quang – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Delegates join the resort’s ground-breaking ceremony on Saturday. — Photo baotuyenquang.com.vn TUYÊN QUANG — Construction of a theme park and resort complex kicked off in Yên Sơn District, Tuyên Quang Province on Saturday.  Invested by Vingroup, the complex covers 30ha in the Mỹ Lâm mineral spring tourism site, local newspaper baotuyenquang.com.vn reported.  The complex, which is slated for completion in 2021, is expected to become a tourist attraction for the province. It also features a golf course and various villas.  Addressing the groundbreaking ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Trần Ngọc Thực pledged that…

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Teenager receives 9 stitches on face after suffering cut at Jewel’s Canopy Park mirror maze, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 14-year-old girl who was playing at the mirror maze attraction at Canopy Park in Jewel Changi Airport suffered a cut on her face that required nine stitches. A spokesman for Jewel confirmed the incident, which took place around 5.15pm on Wednesday (June 19). “First aid was immediately administered by the attraction ranger on duty when the guest discovered the injury upon exiting the maze,” the spokesman said. The teen’s aunt, Ms Susan Goh, 45, posted a photo of her niece’s wound on Facebook on Wednesday evening. Ms…

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