Vietnam 

Việt Nam rolls out red carpet for Thai investment: Deputy PM – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Deputy Prime Minister Tịnh Đình Dũng (R) receives SCG Executive Director. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI  — The Vietnamese Government, ministries and sectors have always created favourable conditions for foreign investors, including those from Thailand, to expand production and business in Việt Nam, Deputy Prime Minister Tịnh Đình Dũng has said. Hosting a reception on Tuesday for Dhep Vongvanich, executive director of the Thai-based Siam Cement Public Company Limited (SCG) in Việt Nam, Deputy PM Dũng highlighted the Việt Nam -Thailand strategic partnership, which has developed strongly in various sectors, especially in economic,…

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Home 

HSBC, BOCHK and AXA to mobilise entire networks as Hong Kong rolls out tax incentive schemes

Financial companies including HSBC and Bank of China (Hong Kong), two of the city’s three currency-issuing banks, as well as insurers AXA and Sun Life on Sunday said two tax schemes the government is launching on Monday will be available throughout their networks in Hong Kong.Hong Kong is launching a Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS), under which the government will offer HK$8,000 in tax incentive per person per year for the purchase of health insurance cover up till the age of 100 years… Source link

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Singapore 

McDonald’s rolls out yuan yang-inspired coffee milk tea ice cream: brings back fish & fries, Singapore News

Can’t decide whether you like coffee or tea? Why not have both in the form of yuan yang? And if you love ice cream, you’d be pleased to know that McDonald’s will be launching yuan yang ice cream. But they’re calling it Coffee Milk Tea ice cream. They’ll have it five variations. Coffee Milk Tea Cone, $1Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Twist Cone, $1Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Chococone, $1.20Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Soft Serve Sundae, $2Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea McFlurry, $3Photo: McDonalds Singapore…

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Singapore 

Voter rolls updated, open for public inspection until March 11: Elections Department, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The voter rolls have been updated and Singaporeans will be able to check their particulars in them from Tuesday (Feb 26), said the Elections Department in a statement on Monday. Those who want to check their eligibility to vote can do so online at the Elections Department website. They can also check their particulars in person at community centres and clubs or at the Elections Department office in Bras Basah. Singaporeans who are overseas can also check the voter rolls at Singapore overseas missions that serve as registration…

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Property 

New ‘tiny home’ benchmark for Kowloon as developer rolls out Sham Shui Po project in layouts beginning at 129 sq ft

Hong Kong’s Kowloon district is about to realise a new benchmark for tiny home sizes that will test the market’s tolerance for what’s considered liveable space, with one developer set to launch a project in Sham Shui Po featuring layouts starting at 129 square feet, the smallest on record for the area. The 22-storey residential block named AVA 228 will feature 160 units with sizes ranging from 129 sq ft to 249 sq ft, according to the website of Magic Sight Holdings, a privately held developer owned by property investor…

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Singapore 

Lawyer struck off rolls for forging degree results, Singapore News

A young lawyer hoping to improve her chances of getting a job in the Singapore Legal Service submitted a forged transcript that reflected better grades in 2013. The 25-year-old did not land the job. When Ms Jaya Anil Kumar applied a second time more than three years later, she doctored her National University of Singapore (NUS) law degree certificate. Yesterday, Ms Jaya, now 30, was struck off the rolls. Called to the Bar in July 2012, she had not applied for a practising certificate since August 2014. The Law Society…

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Home 

Sino Land rolls out homebuyer incentives package, including low mortgage lending rates, for Grand Central project

Hong Kong property developers are beginning to roll out incentives to help shield homebuyers from the latest borrowing costs, after the Hong Kong Monetary Authority nudged up the base lending rate by a quarter-point on Thursday, matching the December rate decision by the US central bank on Wednesday. Sino Land became among the first to unveil a package of buyer incentives on Thursday afternoon, including a mortgage rate from as low as 2.375 per cent in conjunction with Bank of East Asia, in addition to a cash rebate and HK$4,000…

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