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Goldman Sachs invests in Red Planet

BANGKOK - Red Planet Hotels, the pan-Asian budget hotel chain, announced on 28 September 2016 it has received US$70 million from global investment bank, Goldman Sachs. Red Planet Hotels owns and operates a portfolio of 26 hotels in Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia, with another 10 hotels to open over the next 24 months......

Singapore GDP up 0.6% in 3Q2016

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry reports that, based on advance estimates, the Singapore economy grew by 0.6% on a year-on-year basis in the third quarter of 2016, easing from the 2.0% growth in the previous quarter. On a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted basis, the economy contracted by 4.1%, a reversal from the 0.2% growth in the preceding quarter.....

Value for money for APAC shopper

SINGAPORE - When choosing which brick and mortar retailer to shop at, over half (52%) of all consumers in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region indicate that it is extremely important that the shop offers good value for money, making it the most important factor in this region and ranking top in five of the six markets. Retailers having special price offer or good deals is placed second.....

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