Singapore 

Volkswagen driver gets angry note after blocking 2 motorcycle lots at City Square Mall carpark, Singapore News

Have you ever felt like the world would be a better place without parking goondus? One Volkswagen driver incurred the wrath of stranger after he blocked two motorcycle lots at City Square Mall’s carpark on Monday (Aug 12). Stomp contributor Sharvin alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos he took of the parking fail and a scathing note admonishing the driver. The note read: “Don’t be a d**k. Park in the proper lot & not the motorcycle lots.” It came complete with a crude illustration of what the writer…

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Singapore 

150 evacuated after rubbish bin in Sim Lim Square catches fire, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – More than a hundred people were evacuated from Sim Lim Square on Monday (June 17) after the contents of a rubbish bin on the fifth floor caught fire and set off the building’s sprinkler system. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to the incident at 12pm, a spokesman said. “About 150 people were evacuated from the premises by the in-house Company Emergency Response Team (CERT) prior to SCDF’s arrival,” the spokesman said. The fire was extinguished using a hose reel and there were no reported injuries, the…

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Singapore 

Singapore’s largest indoor mall playground to open at Marina Square, Singapore News

Parents of hard-to-handle children will be happy to know that there’ll soon be another souped up playground in town to let your kids run wild. Kiztopia, marketed as Singapore’s largest edutainment playground in a shopping mall, will be opening its doors on June 15 at Marina Square.  The mall is already home to another popular kids’ playground, Pororopark. So how does it compare? Based on information that’s been released to the media, Kiztopia boasts a whopping 18 different play areas, including an indoor driving school, role-play rooms, a ‘ninja warrior’ course and even ‘augmented…

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Singapore 

Singapore’s largest indoor playground located in a mall to open at Marina Square, Singapore News

Parents of hard-to-handle children will be happy to know that there’ll soon be another souped up playground in town to let your kids run wild. Kiztopia, marketed as Singapore’s largest edutainment playground in a shopping mall, will be opening its doors on June 15 at Marina Square.  The mall is already home to another popular kids’ playground, Pororopark. So how does it compare? Based on information that’s been released to the media, Kiztopia boasts a whopping 18 different play areas, including an indoor driving school, role-play rooms, a ‘ninja warrior’ course and even ‘augmented…

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Singapore 

Man, 47, charged with assaulting security supervisor at Roxy Square, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man who allegedly punched a security supervisor at Roxy Square shopping centre in East Coast Road earlier this month was taken to court on Wednesday (April 24). The incident was caught on video, which has gone viral. The alleged assailant, Stuart Boyd Mills, 47, was charged in court with one count each of assault and harassment. He is accused of committing the offences on April 4. The security supervisor, Mr Andrew Lim, 60, had earlier told The Straits Times that at around 12.15am on the day of…

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Leica Camera backs away from promotional video depicting ‘Tank Man’ in Tiananmen Square

Leica Camera AG has sought to distance itself from a promotional video – depicting photographers covering the deadly Tiananmen Square crackdown three decades ago – that has landed the German company in hot water in China.The five-minute promotional video, “The Hunt”, depicts various dark moments of war and conflicts through the lenses of photojournalists. But its main plot follows a Western journalist inside a Beijing hotel in 1989, who tries to go outside to document the shooting but is… Source link

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Singapore 

Police investigating case of man who punched 60-year-old security supervisor at Roxy Square, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Police are investigating an incident in which a man was caught on camera punching a 60-year-old security supervisor at Roxy Square on Thursday (April 4). The police said that a 47-year-old man is assisting with investigations. The incident, which the police have classified as a case of voluntarily causing hurt, left the victim, Mr Andrew Lim, with a swollen eye, a sprained neck and broken glasses. Mr Lim’s employer, security firm Regal Security, is planning to take legal action against the man who hit the security supervisor. Speaking…

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Tesla’s Elon Musk arrives in federal court in New York to square off with US securities regulator

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk arrived in Manhattan federal court on Thursday for a hearing on whether he violated a settlement agreement and should be held in contempt, the latest twist in a high-profile battle between the billionaire and the government.Musk’s fight with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised investor worries that it could lead to restrictions on his activities or even his removal from Tesla, while distracting him at a pivotal point in the electric car… Source link

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Singapore 

Don Don Donki’s fourth outlet to open in May at Novena’s Square 2, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Japanese discount chain Don Quijote will be opening its fourth Don Don Donki outlet in Singapore in May. The outlet will be located at the basement of Square 2 mall, which is connected to Novena MRT station, according to a sign at the store space. The space was previously occupied by furniture and electronics giant Harvey Norman. The Japanese chain launched under the name Don Don Donki in Singapore because of an existing Don Quijote restaurant in Dempsey Road. Don Don Donki has been expanding rapidly since the…

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China 

Trade war could crimp demand for China’s office space by 8 million square metres as businesses downsize, CBRE says

An area equivalent to 39 of China’s tallest buildings could be hurt if the ongoing trade war between the United States and mainland China deteriorates, as businesses downsize their offices, demand to pay less rent or move to cheaper locations, according to a forecast by CBRE.As much as 8 million square metres (86.11 million square feet) of commercial space, about 10 per cent of the office space in 17 Chinese cities CBRE covers, could be affected by the trade war, according to the real estate… Source link

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