Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time playing for Barcelona as Athletic Bilbao stunned the Catalans to win the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday, a dramatic final finishing 3-2 after extra-time.
MOH has confirmed the detection of 30 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon on Sunday (17 January).
Hours after an angry mob of Trump supporters took control of the U.S. Capitol in a violent insurrection, Selena Gomez laid much of the blame at the feet of Big Tech. “Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, Susan Wojcicki — you have all failed the American people today, and I hope you’re going to fix things moving forward.”
Joe Biden's goal of seeing 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine injected within his first 100 days in office is "absolutely" achievable, top US scientist Anthony Fauci said Sunday, days before he is to become the new president's chief advisor on Covid-19.
India's Covid-19 vaccination drive had a successful start with more than 224,000 people receiving their first jabs and just three people hospitalised for experiencing side effects, the health ministry said Sunday, as reports emerged about concerns over a homegrown vaccine.
Hong Kong on Saturday hit back at the United States over its latest sanctions on six pro-China officials, slamming the move as "insane, shameless and despicable".
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President Donald Trump will leave Washington in disgrace next week, destined for a warmer welcome in Florida, where some supporters are so gung-ho they recently wrote his name on the back of a fat, lumbering manatee.
A consortium led by Singapore-listed construction and property development company Lian Beng Group, announced that it has entered into a put and call option agreement to purchase the BreadTalk HQ Building for $118 million.BreadTalk's HQ at 30 Tai Seng Road has a double frontage along Upper Paya Lebar Road and Macpherson Road (Photo: Lian Beng Group)Lian Beng holds a 75% stake in the consortium, with Apricot Capital, the investment arm of Super Group's Teo family, taking a 20% stake. Meanwhile, 32RE, the fund management business co-founded by Matthew Ong, CEO of SLB Development, holds a 5% stake.The BreadTalk HQ Building is a 10-storey, single-user industrial development with retail component on the first level, located at 30 Tai Seng Street. The building has a gross floor area of about 248,902 sq ft, including the retail units.The building has double frontage along Upper Paya Lebar Road and Macpherson Road, and is within walking distance from Tai Seng MRT station. The building was designed by award-winning local architect Tan Kay Ngee, and serves mainly as BreadTalk Group’s international headquarters, housing its flagship retail brands, corporate offices, warehouse spaces as well as test and central kitchens. There are other third-party tenants among the occupants in the building.BreadTalk Group’s international headquarters, housing its flagship retail brands, corporate offices, warehouse spaces as well as test and central kitchens (pictured above) are located within the building (Photo: Samuel Isaac Chua/EdgeProp Singapore)The property sits on a piece of land with a 30-year lease commencing from Feb 1, 2010, with an option to extend for a further 30 years.BreadTalk Group has committed to lease back the property as an anchor tenant for an initial lease term of 10 years, with an option to either buy back the property at the end of the lease; or to extend the lease for a further five years at the prevailing market rent.“We are pleased to kick off 2021 by adding an attractive property to our investment portfolio,” commented Ong Pang Aik, chairman and managing director of Lian Beng Group. “The acquisition will extend our investment footprint in industrial real estate and help to diversify our property portfolio.” He expects the property to yield positive rental returns, in addition to potential capital appreciation over the longer term.Ong: The acquisition will extend our investment footprint in industrial real estate and help to diversify our property portfolio (Photo: The Edge Singapore)Meanwhile, George Quek, BreakTalk Group’s chairman and group CEO, says the transaction is part of “our capital re-allocation strategy towards a more asset-light model as we continue to focus on our core F&B business”.In late December, BreadTalk’s subsidiary, Imagine Properties, divested its shophouse at Lorong Mambong for $17.2 million to Cheong Sim Lam.See Also: Singapore Property for Sale & Rent, Latest Property News, Advanced Analytics Tools New Launch Condo & Landed Property in Singapore (COMPLETE list & updates) [UPDATE] Matthew Ong of SLB Development buys Thye Hong Centre for $112.5 mil BreadTalk boss offers prime shophouses for sale; Macly Group’s Tedge commercial units open to single buyer from $18 mil SLB Development enters fund management; bullish on co-living, industrial space En Bloc Calculator, Find Out If Your Condo Will Be The Next en-bloc HDB Resale Flats Up For Sale, Affordable Units Available
There were 72 new cases in Hebei province, where the government is building isolation hospitals with a total of 9,500 rooms to combat an upsurge in infections, according to the National Health Commission. President-elect Joe Biden says his advisers will lead with ‘science and truth' on the coronavirus pandemic.
In countries like the Czech Republic, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania and Bulgaria, vaccine skeptics have included former presidents and even some doctors. Serbian tennis champion Novak Djokovic was among those who said he did not want to be forced to get inoculated.
All travellers, including Singaporeans and permanent residents, will have to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival into Singapore from 11.59pm on 24 January.
China will donate one million doses of its Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Cambodia, the kingdom's strongman premier Hun Sen has said, thanking "friend" Beijing for its generosity.
Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors Saturday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings, as monsoon rains lashed the disaster-struck region.
Republicans are worried that a corporate backlash stirred by the deadly Capitol insurrection could crimp a vital stream of campaign cash, complicating the party’s prospects of retaking the Senate in the next election. The GOP already faces a difficult Senate map in 2022, when 14 Democratic-held seats and 20 Republican ones will be on the ballot. Eight Republican senators voted to reject Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, even after the ransacking of the Capitol by a mob of Donald Trump supporters who were exhorted by the president to stop Congress from certifying Biden's victory.
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The Ministry of Health confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Saturday (16 January), taking the country’s total case count to 59,083.
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Standard Chartered is expected to cut several hundred staff next month across its global businesses, according to people familiar with the matter.