France

REITs

CEREIT to divest portfolio of 12 European assets for $99 mil

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust (CEREIT) is disposing a portfolio of 12 light industrial and logistics properties in the Netherlands, Denmark and France for €65.7

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Enterprise Singapore and Bpifrance call for proposals on joint France-Singapore innovation projects

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): Enterprise Singapore and Bpifrance are calling for proposals on joint innovation projects in technological and application areas including advanced manufacturing, clean technol

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Feast among the stars

SINGAPORE (Sept 10):  It takes a minimum of 12 years of maturation on lees for a Dom Pérignon wine to reach its second Plénitude, representing a new standard of energy, intensity and depth from the

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Malaysia

Najib's associate charged over French submarine deal linked to murder of Mongolian translator

PARIS (Aug 2): A close associate of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged in France over alleged kickbacks in the 2002 sale of submarines to his country, a judicial source told AFP 

France's Le Pen launches election bid with vow to fight globalisation

LYON, FRANCE (Feb 5): France's far-right party leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday told thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting "This is our country!" that she alone could protect them against Isla

Li Ka-Shing

Global Markets

Hong Kong billionaire Li's force field may be fading

HONG KONG (Jan 12): Billionaire Li Ka-shing is so powerful, Hong Kongers quip, he emanates a force fieldshielding the city from dangerous typhoons that could harm his businesses.

CapitaLand to open 8 shopping malls in 2017, seeks retailers at MAPIC in Cannes

SINGAPORE (Nov 17): CapitaLand intends to open eight new shopping malls in 2017, six of which are retail components of integrated developments in China, and one each in Malaysia and India.

Europeans are waiting for these 5 upcoming elections with bated breath

SINGAPORE (Nov 15): Brexit and the US presidential election were inarguably two of the most major global political events of 2016.

The top fintech companies come from this Asian country

SINGAPORE (Oct 24): China’s fintech companies are coming out tops among leading fintech innovators globally, with 4 out of the five best companies coming from the country.

Vard wins luxury cruise shipbuilding contract from Ponant

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Vard Holdings, a designer and shipbuilder of offshore and specialised vessels, has won a contract with French cruise company Ponant to build four luxury expedition cruise vessel

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