Macau said Saturday it has renewed the licences of its six major casino operators, with the city aiming for terms that would help diversify its economy away from gambling.
A new report ranks post-pandemic transportation — and who’s best prepared for getting residents around town in the future.
HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 November 2022 - Hongkong Land HOME FUND ("HOME FUND") yesterday completed two momentous years of empowering younger generations, promoting social inclusion, and helping disadvantaged families facing housing-related social issues. To mark the second anniversary of HOME FUND, Hongkong Land announced new partnerships for 2023, and shared various achievements of the past two years. (from left to right) Ms Cressida Leung, Deputy Chief Executive, The Society of Reha
Laura Jockers will work with M&G Real Estate’s global teams to drive the implementation of its ESG strategy.SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) - Real Estate investment firm M&G Real Estate has announced the appointment of Laura Jockers as its global head of environmental, social and governance (ESG). She will lead a dedicated team with a focus on ESG to align with M&G’s broader policies and strategy in this area.Jockers comes on board with 15 years of experience working within sustainability teams for propert
The hotel is at 2 Owen Road and will offer rooms of up to 560 sq ft. The new 106-key hotel property will be called Owen House by Hmlet. (Picture: Hmlet)SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) - Co-living operator Hmlet has announced a partnership with real estate companies TCRE Partners and JMD Group to launch its debut hotel property next year. The new 106-key hotel property will be called Owen House by Hmlet.“Hmlet is excited to collaborate with TCRE Partners and JMD Group in their acquisition of this hotel asse
India's federal rural development ministry has formed a panel to revamp its only job guarantee scheme in the hope of directing more work to the country's poorer regions, a senior government official said on Friday. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, or MNREGA, was in high demand in the Asian nation's rural areas as they emerged from the pandemic amid soaring inflation and limited non-farm job opportunities.
The biggest jump in fit-out costs were recorded in Australia, Singapore, and Malaysia. But fit-out cost increases will moderate towards the end of 2023, says JLL. (Picture of the Singapore skyline, by Samuel Isaac Chua/The Edge Singapore)SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) - Throughout the Asia Pacific region, the average cost to fit out workspaces has risen by 4.5% y-o-y, according to JLL’s APAC Fit-Out Cost Guide 2022/2023. The report states that the average fit-out cost is about US$12,470 ($17,223) psf, up
Singapore’s central bank warned of “potential dysfunction” in global funding markets and liquidity strains on financial firms that could spill over to banks and companies, amid intensifying risks to international financial stability.
Six million people were on Friday under Covid lockdown in a Chinese city home to the world's largest iPhone factory, after clashes between police and workers furious over pay.
Toyota Motor Corp on Friday launched its second hybrid car in India, a seven-seat people-carrier, as part of a broader strategy to double-down on the sale of electrified vehicles in emerging markets. The Innova HyCross, a hybrid version of the popular multi-purpose vehicle that Toyota already sells in India, builds on the success of its hybrid sport-utility vehicle (SUV), Urban Cruiser HyRyder, which went on sale in September. "With this offering we are confident that the expansion of eco-friendly vehicles will be ensured," Hideki Mizuma, chief engineer at Toyota Innova, said at the car's unveil in Mumbai.
HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 November 2022 - A Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) collaborative research team has synthesised a nanoparticle named TRZD that can perform the dual function of diagnosing and treating glioma in the brain. It emits persistent luminescence for the diagnostic imaging of glioma tissues in vivo and inhibits the growth of tumour cells by aiding the targeted delivery of chemotherapy drugs. The nanoparticle offers hope for the early diagnosis and treatment of glioma
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 25 November 2022 - The total Malaysian elderly population is estimated at 2.4 million or 7.5% of the total Malaysian population. According to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), ages 60 and above are increasing yearly and Malaysia is set to become a nation of the elderly by 2030, with citizens over 60 reaching 15.3% of the total population. This means 1 out of every 6 people will be over 60 years of age in 8 years' time. (From left) Dr. Lee, Da