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Park Royal regeneration creating investment opportunities in West London

[Sponsored Article] One of the world’s most popular cities to live, work, study and invest, London is a city in perpetual transformation. With a population growing by almost 10 percent every decade, demand for property in London is sky high. Regeneration projects all over the city are creating new residential districts to meet this demand and offer long-term gains for investors, particularly in West London. Spanning 1,600 acres, Old Oak and Park Royal is the UK’s largest regeneration project… Source link

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London's creative professionals are heading west to White City

[Sponsored Article] The former home of BBC Television in London, White City is earning a new reputation as a world-leading center for education, media, science and technology. £8 billion (HKD 82.6bn) in public and private investment is funding a spate of new developments and creating around 20,000 new jobs within the next five years, along with 6,000 new homes to meet the high demand from the influx of creative professionals to the area. In the past, creative development in London has… Source link

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China’s tech moguls bet on 5G to help lift economy amid increased security scrutiny in the West

China’s technology titans look to leverage the faster online connections and other advanced features from upcoming 5G networks to help boost the domestic economy, as the US and other Western nations assess the risks of the next-generation mobile system and products from telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei Technologies.Lei Jun, chairman and chief executive of smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp, and Yang Yuanqing, computer maker Lenovo Group’s chairman and chief executive, separately described… Source link

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Huawei’s planned lawsuit against the US government could help it gain friends in the West, experts say

Huawei Technologies’ planned lawsuit against the US government signals that the company is prepared to go through an open public process to clear its name, a move which could instil greater confidence in other Western countries to use their equipment, according to experts.The Chinese telecommunications equipment company is planning to sue the US government for banning federal agencies from using its equipment and will announce the lawsuit on Thursday, according to a person familiar with the… Source link

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Coinsuper remaking itself as Wild West of cryptocurrency trading in Hong Kong comes to an end

Coinsuper, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Hong Kong, is just a year old but has already weathered market turbulence that saw virtual currencies lose 80 per cent of their market cap in 2018.That experience, says its co-founder and chief executive Karen Chen, toughened Coinsuper up for its next challenge: steering its business to institutional traders.The change comes as Hong Kong is moving forward with new regulations to oversee what has been, up to now, a wild west market. No licenses have… Source link

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Fire breaks out in Jurong West flat, 90 residents evacuated from block, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A fire broke out in a Jurong West flat in the early hours of Sunday (Feb 24). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it was alerted to the fire at Block 517A Jurong West Street 52 at around 1.30am on Sunday. The fire, which involved the contents of a bedroom, was put out with one water jet and one compressed air foam backpack. A man and a woman were taken to Singapore General Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. In footage sent to Chinese daily…

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Girl arrested after assault incident involving dangerous weapon outside ITE College West, Singapore News

A dispute between two 17-year-old female students outside the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College West campus on Thursday (Feb 21) resulted in one of them being arrested and the other being taken to hospital. In response to queries by Stomp, the police said they were alerted to a case of voluntarily causing hurt by a dangerous weapon at 1 Choa Chu Kang Grove at 1.57pm. The victim was conscious when taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Stomp understands that her injuries were not life-threatening. The other girl was…

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West Co’z Cafe investigating incident of cockroach nymph found in diner’s fish head curry, Singapore News

West Co’z Cafe is conducting investigations after an incident where Stomp contributor Chua found a cockroach nymph in his fish head curry dish from the restaurant, a spokesman told Stomp. Stomp contributor Chua said he had travelled from Buona Vista to West Coast Plaza with his family on Sunday (Feb 17). At around 2pm, they stopped for lunch at West Co’z Cafe, which is located in the shopping mall. One of the dishes that the family ordered to share was fish head curry. Chua told Stomp: “We were eating halfway…

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As the West pushes back against Huawei, telecoms operators may lose out in cost, quality

As the United States pressures its allies to block Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for next-generation 5G mobile networks on security concerns, what may be holding back these countries is the impact of that move on the cost and quality of their telecommunications infrastructure. The concerns underscore the market lead that Huawei, which founder Ren Zhengfei started in 1987 as a company selling telephone switches, has built for itself as the world’s largest telecoms equipment supplier. Credit to the Shenzhen-based firm’s success can be attributed to the confluence of good…

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