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Thailand’s government has imposed an overnight curfew effective tonight that will force the closure of tens of thousands of convenience stores and street vendors.
A free-standing mirror which crushed an infant to death at an Urban Revivo store at Jewel Changi last August weighed more than 100kg, the Singapore coroner heard yesterday.
The Singapore government is instructing local consumers to defer non-essential visits to malls as part of an effort to encourage social distancing in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
Hong Kong-listed apparel retailer Esprit has placed six German subsidiary companies in administration to give them protection during the coronavirus crisis which has decimated sales.
Chinese restaurant operator Tao Heung will shutter all 48 of its venues for more than a month following tightening restrictions on dining in Hong Kong.
Bangkok shopping centres and markets were effectively shut down yesterday as the city moved to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Muji store parent Ryohin Keikaku has been found to have dodged paying US$68.3 million in tax by transferring taxable income to its operations in China.
The Hong Kong government will allocate US$271 million in aid for around 70,000 retailers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
US tech firm Apple has been found guilty of anti-competitive behaviour by a French antitrust body and fined US$1.32 billion.
After Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced an “enhanced community quarantine” yesterday across Luzon, Metro Manila malls and some stores were temporarily closed to comply with the government’s fight against coronavirus.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities seized thousands of fake luxury goods at two famous local markets last week.
Juice chain Hui Lau Shan has been served with a winding-up order in Hong Kong’s High Court over unpaid rents for one of its mall locations, dating back to October.