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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Hainan reassigns 20.7 million square metres of residential land for industrial use to fit Xi’s vision for province

The island of Hainan in southern China will reassign for industrial use huge swathes of land previously earmarked for residential development, in a move designed to end its reliance on property development as it builds the country’s largest free-trade zone. Ding Shijiang, head of the province’s natural resources and Planning Department, said on Monday about 20.7 million square metres will now be considered for industrial uses, including the development of sectors such as tourism and hi-tech industries. In Hainan’s new free-trade zone, horse racing and betting dream still has many…

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Eight Casson Square: riverside living in the gaze of the London Eye

[Sponsored Article] The future is looking bright for London’s residential markets. With a favorable Brexit deal likely to be agreed soon, greater certainty and confidence will characterize the next few years as the UK capital climbs back to previous heights.  Residential research from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) forecasts accelerating growth for Central London house prices over the next two years, from 1.5% per annum in 2019 to 3% in 2020 and 5% in 2021. Rental price growth is also set to increase from 2% to 3.5% over the same period.…

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