The respective amounts of holding of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and Credit Suisse Singapore Branch at VCM Services and Trading Development Company (VCM), the operator of the Vinmart chain, have been reported at 0%, according to data at the Vietnam National Business Registration Portal. … [Read more...] about Singapore’s GIC, Credit Suisse no longer hold shares of Vinmart operator?
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It was almost high noon and the sunlight scorched the sidewalks beneath my feet. But in a far corner of Nguyen Thai Hoc – Tran Hung Dao Street in District 1, a group of men, wearing protective suits, started to walk toward a manhole with flashlights and plastic buckets in hand. They went down into the drain, gathered trash floating in the thick black sewage water they waded through, using flashlights fixed on their heads to find their way through the narrow, labyrinthine canals. … [Read more...] about For Saigon sanitation workers, Industry 4.0 fails to go down the drain
A man from the Cham ethnic group hops on a motorbike taxi in front of an apartment building on Phan Van Han Street in Binh Thanh District. Nearly 200 people from the Cham ethnic group occupy around half of the building, and have been living here for more than two decades. … [Read more...] about A day in the life of Saigon’s Muslim community
Religious organisation founded in 1984 by South Korean national Lee Man-hee Lee, now in his 80s, describes himself as "the promised pastor" mentioned in the Bible Followers are taught to believe that Lee is the second coming of Jesus Christ Shincheonji is the abbreviation from Korean of "New Heaven and New Earth" Reportedly has more than 120,000 members around the world Accused of being a cult, and has been involved in controversies in several countries In other developments: … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: South Korea declares highest alert as infections surge
The initial driving force for the condotel boom came from the idea that this product is more innovative than traditional residential or hotel products. It was a product that could promise higher financial returns in coastal or touristic locations and allowed buyers to capitalise on a hotel’s brand recognition, affiliations, reservation systems, and management expertise when managed by a renowned operator.Furthermore, developers who used guaranteed returns, pledging high profits with interest rates of 8-12 per cent per year over a period of 5-10 years to attract customers, only added fuel to the fire. … [Read more...] about New regulations the first step towards condotel resurgence