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Price guide to 10 best steaks in Singapore for every budget, Singapore News

All the steaks are 250g, and the cheapest cut is the New York striploin at $19. If you want to go all out, you’ll have to pay slightly over our budget: The Angus ribeye is $36, but at least it comes with free truffle shavings. PREMIUM STEAKS UNDER $60 Now, if you want to go to a “proper” steakhouse, you’ll need to up the budget. Say you have a date to impress. $60 per pax is plenty to get you a good slab of meat. You can even get Japanese…

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Vietnam 

Việt Nam Pepper Association not hopeful of global price recovery – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Nguyễn Nam Hải, chairman of the Việt Nam Pepper Association, speaks at the Việt Nam Pepper Crop 2018 –Orientation and Action Plan in 2019 seminar in HCM City on Friday (May 10). — VNS Photo HCM CITY — With supply remaining higher than demand in the global market, pepper prices are unlikely to recover this year, according to the Việt Nam Pepper Association. Speaking at a seminar on Việt Nam Pepper Crop 2018 – Orientation and Action Plan in 2019 held in HCM City on…

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Vietnam 

Government to inspect power price hike – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Consumers have raised concerns over the significant increase in April’s electricity bills. — Photo hanoimoi.vn HÀ NỘI — Government inspectors will investigate the latest power price increase by 8.36 per cent to VNĐ1,864 (8.03 US cents) per kWh from March 20 following concerns among the public. According to a document sent by the Government Office, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has asked the Government Inspectorate to work with the ministries of industry and trade, and finance to study the price calculation method of electricity bills and their collection. The inspectorate…

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Singapore 

10 best Taiwan & Teochew porridge buffets in Singapore – 2019 price list, Singapore, Food News

I’m normally a rational person, until you put me in front of a good Taiwan or Teochew porridge buffet. All of a sudden, I think it’s totally fine to pay $20 for unlimited servings of plain rice gruel and canned peanuts. I can almost hear you screaming, “wah lao, damn waste money leh!” … Unless, of course, you’re just like me. Then you probably gian braised tau kee the same way “foodies” fantasise about atas French oysters and expensive champagne. High five! Now, read on for porridge buffets in Singapore…

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China 

What does US$100-per-barrel crude oil mean for the world’s economy? It depends how long the price holds and who you are

Surging crude prices are posing another headwind for the world economy after US President Donald Trump’s “zero” pledge on Iran oil sales.Brent crude has risen about 40 per cent this year and is at the highest in six months. While higher prices due to strong demand typically reflects a robust world economy, a shock from constrained supply is a negative.Much will depend on how sustained the spike proves to be. Exporting nations will enjoy a boost to corporate and government revenues, while… Source link

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Oil price extends rally in global energy markets as US stops waiving sanctions on any country that imports Iran’s oil

Oil extended gains after leaping to a six-month high on Monday as the US said it’ll no longer give any buyer of Iranian crude a waiver from sanctions aimed at cutting the Opec producer’s exports to zero.Futures in London added as much as 0.6 per cent, a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said any nation that continues to buy Iranian oil will face American sanctions. In response, the Islamic Republic threatened to shut the Strait of Hormuz, a key waterway for Middle East crude.Meanwhile… Source link

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Vietnam 

Fuel price hikes create pressure but CPI under control – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Giáp Bát Bus Station. Recent petrol price hikes were putting pressure on consumer prices.  VNA/VNS Photo Quang Quyết     HÀ NỘI – Petrol price hikes in April were putting pressure on prices but the consumer price index (CPI) was still under the control, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). Petrol prices rose twice in April, adding altogether VNĐ2,500 per litre (US$0.11), equivalent to 14 per cent, to VNĐ19,703 for petrol E5 RON92 and VNĐ21,235 for petrol RON 95. Coupled…

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Regency Heights: connected London living without the price tag

[Sponsored Article] London has timeless appeal for overseas property buyers, and investing in the UK capital isn’t only for the wealthy. Those deterred by Central London property prices can find bargains and high returns by looking west to Old Oak and Park Royal, the UK’s largest regeneration area centered on one of London’s major transport hubs. Just over 20 minutes from the city center by road or rail, the £26 billion (HKD 267.25bn) regeneration masterplan for the district will see Old Oak… Source link

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Sunac, China’s fourth-largest property developer, recorded highest selling price among ‘Big Five’ companies last year

Sunac China, the country’s fourth-largest property developer by sales, recorded the highest average selling price – 15,200 yuan (US$2,264.9) per square metre – among China’s “Big Five” developers last year.According to data by JPMorgan, Sunac, which focuses mainly on large cities, beat China Vanke, the country’s second-largest developer by sales, by a whisker. The average selling price at Vanke was 15,032 yuan per square metre. Country Garden, China’s biggest developer by sales, reported an… Source link

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Hong Kong’s impending vacancy tax unlikely to derail new-found housing price momentum

The recent stock rally and US Federal Reserve’s dovish attitude on interest rates have muted the threat of the proposed vacancy tax in a bid to cool home prices by raising supply, say market watchers.The introduction of vacancy tax came a step closer after the Legislative Council’s housing panel started discussions on the proposal on Monday.According to the proposal, the Rating and Valuation Department will determine whether a developer needs to pay vacancy tax, which would be equivalent to… Source link

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