REAL ESTATE MATTERS : One question on everyone’s mind; Are we in a property ‘Bubble’?

Having established the company in 1994, JML Property offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing properties for owners and investors, and providing attractive and comfortable homes for tenants.   The

PROJECT POKER: From piste to poker

For those who might not know me, I'm a 28-year-old cross-country skier. I've been skiing all my life, starting out not-so-good and eventually becoming quite successful, being part of the

Incheon culture hub bid buoyed by bond law change

Incheon, a port city west of Seoul that two years ago ran out of money to pay its workers, is using borrowed funds to transform into a modern cultural, sporting

Corporate Bits | Cuban Jazz legend Arturo Sandoval coming to the Venetian

only performance go on sale Friday, Aug. 1. Sandoval has been seen by millions at acclaimed awards shows, including the Oscars, Grammies, and the Billboard Music Awards, performing with international stars

Corporate Bits | Sri Lanka study tour awarded to participants who build micro-shelters for homeless

“We profoundly understand the immediate need for talent cultivation in various fields as we strive to provide quality training services for local youth. Through organizing a host of community-oriented activities,

Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows Phone

Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K. The company’s corporate vice president of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, said yesterday in Beijing that Chinese and British users

Toyota remains at top in sales after first half 

Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S.

Corporate Bits | Ten elderly couples take first set of wedding photos at Grande Praça

Ten elderly couples from Vui Fai Elderly Service Centre (Centro de Dia “Brilho da Vida”), who are all aged 65 years old and above and have been married for more

Consumer confidence in US rises to highest since October 2007

Confidence among U.S. consumers soared in July to the highest level in almost seven years on the heels of a strengthening labor market. The Conference Board’s index rose to 90.9, the

OCBC owns 97.52 pct of Wing Hang allowing it to delist lender

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. said it now owns 97.52 percent of Wing Hang Bank Ltd. as shareholders accepted its USD5 billion takeover offer, allowing the acquirer to take its Hong Kong

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc.

Corporate Bits | Asia to host its first UFC women’s fight

Dudieva (10-3 professional MMA record, fighting out of Alagir, Russia), who will be making her UFC debut, and Phillips (4-2, fighting out of Spokane, Washington), a former Washington State Amateur

MEDIA | BSkyB to create multinational European TV network

London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact

Google triples deal spending to USD4.2b in 2014 first half

Google Inc. more than tripled spending on acquisitions in the first half of the year to USD4.2 billion, as the Internet company ramps up investments to expand its services. The world’s

Corporate Bits | Macau Cable TV awards 10 winners during fifa World Cup

  The duo “Alan & Hacken,” comprising Hong Kong music legend Alan Tam and Cantopop superstar Hacken Lee, played at the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao on Saturday. They performed

Get paid for posts? Social networking’s new twist

Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared — except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts. Lavish buffets and cellphone apps. Ramadan, Islam’s holiest month, is a

World Views: Why I’ll soon be flying again on Malaysia Airlines

How grim can it get for Malaysia Airlines? Earlier this week the carrier announced that it’s offering no-questions-asked refunds or postponements on all tickets valid for travel in 2014 -

Wing Hang’s third-biggest investor accepts takeover by OCBC

“We’ve tendered” the entire stake Aberdeen held in Wing Hang, Hugh Young, a Singapore-based managing director at the fund management company, wrote in an e-mail yesterday without saying when the

REAL ESTATE MATTERS : How can Tenants guarantee the return of a security deposit? – Part 2

In the final part of this 2 part article, we look what steps can be taken to maximize the possibility of getting back the whole security deposit when a tenant

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