Singapore 

Ghostbusting in Singapore: Meet the father-son duo banishing demons for a price, Singapore News

Anderson Lim clasped his hands tightly in a praying position as a spirit medium paced back and forth in front of him. Lim then chanted indistinctly as the medium set a paper doll – known as a “substitute” – on fire. The doll, dressed in a blue shirt that belonged to Lim’s brother, was part of a Taoist ritual performed to ward off bad luck. “Recently [my brother] had a very bad fall. He missed a step and his ankle was badly fractured. He was hospitalised for two weeks,” said…

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Singapore 

3 for the price of 1? Motorcyclists exit Woodlands carpark at the same time, Singapore News

Stomp contributor Carpark King was making his way home from Block 628 Woodlands Drive 62 at about 11.30pm on June 30 when he saw three motorcyclists exiting the carpark at the same time. He shared a video with Stomp via WhatsApp of the incident. In the video, the three motorcyclists are waiting at the gantry before the rightmost motorist edges towards the barrier. After which, the barrier lifts and the three ride off at the same time. Carpark King told Stomp: “As I drove towards the gantry, my wife and…

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The bitcoin bull run is more than just hype this time – don’t be surprised by a US$20,000 price tag by year end

At the time of writing, bitcoin has just surpassed the US$13,000 mark. The last time we saw bitcoin reach this price was in December 2017, after which, the cryptocurrency went on to reach its all-time high of nearly US$20,000 in a matter of days. The cryptocurrency market remained bearish for all of 2018, but with the way bitcoin is charging upwards and setting new highs in 2019, it is safe to say that the crypto-winter is behind us already. In the past several years, we have witnessed a… Source link

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Budweiser fails to price its IPO as scheduled; share must price by Monday, brokers say

Budweiser Brewing Company APAC has failed to price its Hong Kong initial public offering, as what could potentially be the world’s largest IPO this year runs flat with investors while bankers and the company failed to reach a consensus on pricing.The company, the largest beer brewer in Asia-Pacific by sales, is likely to set the price towards the lower end of the marketed range of HK$40 to HK$47 (US$5.1 to US$6.01) apiece, according to a person familiar with the IPO and a fund manager briefed… Source link

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China 

Subsidy cuts could sound the death knell for China’s cheap electric carmakers as entry-level vehicles face huge price rises, says Xpeng chief

Drastic cuts to government subsidies that have propped up China’s electric carmakers could create an existential crisis for those at the budget end of the scale.Manufacturers who have been selling their vehicles for 60,000 yuan (US$8,715) or less will be forced to drastically raise their prices to cope with the withdrawal of financial support, according to Brian Gu, vice-chairman and president of Xpeng, a company seen by many as a challenger to Tesla.Being unable to absorb cuts of up to 60 per… Source link

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Singapore 

Best sushi in Singapore: price list of 10 popular sushi restaurants loved by Singaporeans, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

Sushi is a really popular cuisine in Singapore. No joke, we may be single-handedly contributing to the problem of overfishing. Well, if you want to eat sushi, it’s best to do it now before we may no longer be able to eat fish due to plastic pollution and overfishing. Here’s 10 best sushi restaurants to get your sushi fix in Singapore. Sushi restaurant Price of a meal Sushi Express $ Genki Sushi $ Sushi Bar $$ Hei Sushi $$ Ryoshi Sushi Ikeikemaru $$ Standing Sushi Bar $$ Tomi Sushi $$$…

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Soho China, struggling with flagging profits and stock price, put up US$1.13 billion office assets for sale

Soho China, one of the country’s largest commercial developers, is putting 7.8 billion yuan (US$1.13 billion) of office assets up for sale, making its biggest disposal in the company’s two-decade history to raises capital to buy land to expand its land bank.The developer on Friday put 20,000 square metres of office space in five Beijing and Shanghai projects on the market.The move conflicts with a pledge by its chairman Pan Shiyi a year ago not to sell core assets in either of the two mainland… Source link

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Vietnam 

EVN supports for one price at 9.35 US cents for rooftop solar power – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Maintenance of solar panels of a solar power project. The MoIT has been compiling the draft on FiT for solar power projects in the period from July 1, 2017 until December 31, 2021. — Photo vneconomy.vn HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam Electricity (EVN) group has agreed with continuing the current feed-in tariff (FiT) rate at 9.35 US cents per kWh for rooftop solar power projects nationwide until 2021 as proposed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). This is the EVN’s feedback on the ministry’s draft mechanism for encouraging the development of solar power…

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China wants India to be part of its Asian free-trade pact – flexibility on liberalisation may be an acceptable price

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi talk as they visit the Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan, China, on April 27, 2018. China wants an integrated Asian trading bloc and may be willing to accommodate India, which has prioritised domestic manufacturing. Photo: China Daily via Reuters Source link

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Vietnam 

Domestic property price to be stable in H2 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Customers look at a real estate project in Hà Nội. The domestic real estate market in the second half of this year will not see large changes in price. Photo kinhtedothi.vn HÀ NỘI – The domestic real estate market in the second half of this year is not expected to witness significant changes in price due to stability in supply, according to experts. During the last six months of this year, the medium- and high-end apartment market would not see any price fluctuations, said Nguyễn Minh Ngọc, the…

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