Vietnam 

VN-Index rises despite selling pressure – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A Vinhome department complex in Hà Nội. Foreign investors sold VNĐ65.6 billion billion worth of Vinhome share yesterday. — Photo http://bietthubienphuquoc.com.vn/  HÀ NỘI — High selling pressure during the final minutes of trading limited gains, but the benchmark VN-Index still managed its rally thanks to the performance of some large-cap stocks. On the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index inched up 0.01 per cent to 975.69 points. Liquidity was modest with 170 million shares worth a combined VNĐ3.9 trillion (US$165 million) traded on the southern bourse. The VN-Index gained 1.07 per cent on…

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McDonald’s makes hay while the sun shines, selling its TST premises for HK$1 billion as trade war crimps retail property prices

The US fast food giant McDonald’s is seeking to sell a prime street level shop in Hong Kong worth HK$1 billion (US$127.4 million), 15 times the HK$66 million it paid 30 years ago, but property agents say that very few investors will be willing to make such a huge investment in the current economic environment.McDonald’s is seeking tenders for a 4,260-square foot shop (396 square metres) at Star House on Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, currently occupied by the health and beauty chain Watsons,… Source link

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Singapore 

Beloved bookstore reopens at Marine Parade Food Centre with classic comics selling for cheap, Singapore, Digital News

The hawker centre and market at Block 84 Marine Parade Central finally reopened earlier this month, and its tenants are slowly returning to the culinary hotspot after several months of closure due to an overhaul. Amidst the anger and disappointment over the duration of renovations (its completion was delayed by three months, mind you), at least one vendor is bringing smiles to the market’s old regulars. And he ain’t even selling food. Award-winning illustrator and writer Sonny Liew was happy to tweet out some good news last Saturday morning: A…

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Hongkongers pack your bags. A town in Italy is selling homes for just over US$1

There is no doubting Hong Kong’s reputation as the world’s most expensive city to own a house in. But halfway across the world in the town of Mussomeli, in central Sicily, residents are selling abandoned houses for €1 (US$1.12) each.Hongkongers may see it as a cruel joke, but Valeria Fofcie, a property agent in Mussomeli told the Post that more than 100 houses in the town’s old quarter were indeed being sold as advertised on the website, www.case1euro.it.“All houses – big and small – are on… Source link

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Ecommerce 

Alibaba’s online mall chief wants to double sales in three years by selling more American cherries and Australian baby formula

One of Jack Ma’s closest lieutenants just laid down a plethora of ambitious goals for Alibaba Group.Jiang Fan, who runs the company’s two biggest e-commerce businesses, wants to double transaction volumes on its Tmall service in three years. Alibaba does not disclose dealings over the platform, which helps brands and companies sell goods to 600 million-plus buyers, but it is one of the single largest online retailers in China’s US$1 trillion e-commerce arena.China’s largest company, which also… Source link

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5 selling points for The Zei – Hanoi's "vertical city"

[Sponsored Article] Situated on My Dinh’s “Golden” intersection Found at No. 8 Le Duc Tho, The Zei possesses one of the most desirable locations in Hanoi. Residents can enjoy the abundance of amenities in the area such as an 18-hectare park and My Dinh Stadium, as well as easy access to educational and medical institutions such as the American School, Marie Curie School, Japanese School of Hanoi and Hong Ngoc Hospital. Home to many international schools, hospitals, and multinational… Source link

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Singapore 

Man jailed for scamming victims of almost $22,000 by selling hotel packages, Rolex watches on Carousell, Singapore News

Unaware that they were being scammed, his victims would browse his Carousell account and make payments for items such as hotel packages and Rolex watches. In just six months, between March and September, he cheated 16 victims of a total of almost $22,000. Yesterday, Foo Siang Wee, 27, was jailed 18 months on five counts of cheating and one count of theft in dwelling, with 11 other charges taken into consideration. Foo was able to trick his victims for so long as he kept changing his username on Carousell. In…

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Vietnam 

Đồng Tháp surges ahead with GAP quality for fruits, innovative selling methods – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Farmer Võ Văn Nang hangs a board on a tree in his xoàn orange orchard in Cao Lãnh City’s Tân Thuận Đông Commune. It has the tree’s code and the name of the customer who bought its fruits for a period of one year. – VNA/VNS Photo Chương Đài   ĐỒNG THÁP – The Mekong Delta province of Đồng Tháp is encouraging farmers to grow more fruits to good agricultural practice (GAP) standards to improve incomes and sustainability.   It has more than 600ha of VietGAP- and GlobalGAP-standard…

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Singapore 

‘Volunteers’, ‘ex-offenders’ selling keychains, soft toys not from Yellow Ribbon, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – You may have seen some suspicious people around touting keychains or soft toys, claiming they are reformed offenders or volunteers. But these individuals are not part of the Yellow Ribbon Project, the initiative said in a Facebook post on Thursday (April 11). In its post addressed to members of the public, it said that both the Project and the Yellow Ribbon Fund are not currently conducting any public fund-raising. “We have not authorised any individuals or groups to do so in public on our behalf,” it added. Yellow…

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Vietnam 

Vietrade, Amazon Global Selling support local businesses – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Vietrade and Amazon Global Selling cooperate to support for local businesses in boosting export via e-commerce.  Photo congthuong.vn HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Việt Nam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) and Amazon Global Selling announced a plan on Thursday to help Vietnamese businesses boost exports and develop brands through e-commerce. Speaking at the ceremony, Vietrade director Vũ Bá Phú said the two sides had decided to set up a long-term partnership with an array of activities.  They will work on programmes on global exports and brand name development via e-commerce as…

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