Developers set to unleash 817 flats in the biggest weekend sale since extradition bill protests rocked Hong Kong

Property sales are back in full swing. Six developers are selling 817 units, including Hong Kong’s smallest flat, in the biggest weekend sale since protests against the controversial extradition bill started in early June.Louis Chan, vice-chairman of Asia-Pacific and chief executive of residential division at Centaline Property Agency, said market sentiment has improved as tensions have eased between the US and China after the G20 summit and anticipation that possible interest rate cuts by the… Source link

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Influencer scandals that shocked and rocked Singapore, Singapore News

With so many aspiring to be a social media influencer these days, the numbers here have burgeoned in recent years, with many flooding our social media space with their carefully curated posts, well-coiffed hair and impeccable style. Hold your brickbats though. Say what you will about this group of social media savvy individuals, it’s undeniable that some of them have a celebrity-like status and yield quite a bit of, well, influence, especially among younger audiences. Of course, there’s no shortage of sagas when there’s that many of them. While most…

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Over 100 companies suspended from trading as China tech stocks rocked by news US urging allies to blacklist Huawei

More than 100 listed Chinese companies were suspended from trading Friday after tumbling 10 per cent, as the country’s tech stocks were rocked by news that the US government is trying to persuade key allies around the world to stop using telecommunications equipment from Chinese tech giants Huawei. On the tech-heavy Shenzhen exchange, the Component Index and the Composite Index slid 3.3 per cent and 3.7 per cent, respectively, to close at 7,636.70 and 1,335.15. The start-up board index ChiNext Price lost 3.3 per cent to 1,308.74. The sharp drop…

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