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Six freehold shophouses in Joo Chiat priced from $32 mil

Six contiguous shophouses in Joo Chiat have been put up for sale with a price tag of $32 million, announced marketing agent CBRE. Located at 454/456/458/460/462/464 Joo Chiat Road, the three-storey conservation shophouses are to be sold as a bundle. The properties sit on a 7,400 sq ft, freehold plot which boasts a 30-metre road frontage along Joo Chiat...

Automotive Solutions : Brunei's first supercar Showroom

Ever dreamt of owning a supercar? Automotive Solutions, the sixth subsidiary company of Amillennium Holdings, now brings the world’s finest cars to the sultanate and invite marque aficionados to explore the varied collection of iconic supercars.

Chin’s first major airport 50% complete

Surbung Airport in Falam, Chin State is now more than halfway completed, state media quoted the Aviation Department as saying.

Myanmar to lift licensing requirement for some import items

Licenses for importing some of the over 4,000 products into the country will be done away with as part of the move to facilitate trade and ensure Myanmar adheres to international trade regulations.

Officials plan to extend urban area in Bagan

The government is working on urban development in Bagan, Myanmar’s new UNESCO World Heritage site, according to the Department of Archaeology and National Museum and Library.

Foreigners only able to trade after October, YSX says

Foreigners will only be able to trade shares on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) after October, U Thet Tun Oo, executive manager of the bourse, told The Myanmar Times.

Parliament speaker rejects motion to restore Rakhine internet access

Myanmar’s parliament speaker U T Khun Myat rejected an emergency proposal on Thursday asking the government to restore internet access in northern Rakhine and southern Chin states.

VinaCapital acquires Singapore robo-advisory firm

Vietnam's leading investment fund VinaCapital has announced its acquisition of Smartly Pte Ltd, a Singaporean robo-advisory investment platform.

Drugstore Matsumotokiyoshi heads to Hong Kong and Vietnam

Japanese chain aims to tap Asia health boom. Japanese drugstore operator Matsumotokiyoshi Holdings will expand into Hong Kong and Vietnam as increasingly health-conscious consumers in these markets are expected to fuel demand for Japanese nutrition supplements and cosmetics.

House price falls may be ending, but do not expect another boom

The game is rigged and the fix is in. The east coast housing market downturn is over … at least for now. Don't take my word for it. A veritable army of tipsters have called the bottom over recent weeks. They include property analysis firms SQM Research, Domain and CoreLogic, AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver — who was one of the first...