LUDHIANA : The Municipal Corporation Ludhiana (MCL) on Saturday collected Rs one crore property tax from the local bus stand. The move comes after the MCL issued a notice of Rs nine crore property tax to the bus stand authority a few days back. Bus stand general manager Rachhpal Singh handed over a cheque of Rs one crore to the MCL joint commissioner Kulpreet Singh and assured that the remaining pending amount of tax would also be cleared in the coming days. Superintendent Harwinder Singh Bindra said that a notice of Rs 1.5 crore property tax has also been issued to Zila Parishad and the tax would also be recovered from the office of the Deputy Commissioner and Police Commissioner. Meanwhile, MCL Commissioner Pardeep Kumar Sabharwal appealed to all the government departments and other private establishments to pay their property tax before March 31, 2021, to the civic body so that funds can be used to expedite the pace of the development works in the city. He said that … [Read more...] about MCL collects Rs one crore property tax from Ludhiana Bus Stand
RCEP has enabled Vietnam to be connected better with global supply chains compared with other new-generation free trade agreements. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi - The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement has enabled Vietnam to be connected better with global supply chains compared with other new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs), an official has said. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Director of the WTO and Integration Centre at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), said the signing of the RCEP at the 37th ASEAN Summit in 2020 demonstrated Vietnam’s resolve and success as ASEAN Chair. It also showed Vietnam is a trustworthy partner and expressed its prestige in the international arena. Regarding opportunities brought about by the agreement, Trang said it encompasses an economic region that provides the largest source of materials and equipment to Vietnam and serves as the country’s largest consumption market. The agreement also covers the largest … [Read more...] about RCEP smooths way for Vietnam to join global supply chains
The future of Thailand tourism looks expensive. 4 luxury hotels are planned for Bangkok riverside and Pattaya beach, despite the drop in tourists due to the coronavirus pandemic. 3 of those hotels will be an expansion of Asiatique: The Riverfront, a waterfront shopping mall in Bangkok. Asset World Corporation, or AWC, inked the deal with Marriott International. The CEO and president of AWC Wallapa Traisorat says they are “confident in the long-term positive outlook of Thai tourism.” He also says the luxury hotels could also help expand Thailand’s tourist base, attracting “discerning and sophisticated travellers.” The 3 new Bangkok hotels are the Ritz-Carlton Reserve resort, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Asiatique Bangkok, and the Asiatique Bangkok, Autograph Collection. Another hotel in Pattaya will be Aquatique Pattaya, Autograph Collection. The Pattaya hotel will be at the Aquatique The Beachfront Pattaya, which is not open yet, but AWC says it will be an “all-in-1” seaside … [Read more...] about 4 new luxury hotels set for Bangkok and Pattaya
Your wish is their command. Due to insistent public demand, no less than a trio of industry leaders in Philippine Cinema have banded together to find the perfect movie to pair up the day’s most sought-after celebrities — Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards and New Generation’s Movie Queen Bea Alonzo — in a major motion picture. Viva Films, GMA Pictures and APT Entertainment officially sealed a formidable partnership this week to co-produce the Philippine adaptation of Japanese drama “Pure Soul,” from which the hit Korean movie “A Moment to Remember” was also remade. The contract signing to greenlight this coup of a project witnessed the convergence of top-most-level executives from all three movie outfits, demonstrating the immense effort and investment an Alden-Bea movie requires and deserves. Present from Viva Communications Inc. were President and COO Vincent Del Rosario, Viva Artists Agency President Veronique Del Rosario-Corpus, and Senior Vice President for Content … [Read more...] about It’s definitely happening!
FOR over a century, the Aboitiz Group has charted its course as a vessel for global change, plotting paths for commercial and communal prosperity. This course has been integrated in the group’s operations, with its mission to drive change for a better world by advancing business and communities. Aboitiz has navigated its efforts towards sustainability by managing its impact to environment, social and governance dimensions, disclosing fully and clearly any emerging challenges or opportunities to all stakeholders. Through the leadership of Sabin Aboitiz, the group’s president and chief executive officer, the organization has steered business in transformative ways towards a more sustainable future for the global community. Across all its business units, Aboitiz surveys the environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns of its stakeholders and acts swiftly on issues, administering corporate governance, enhanced operational procedures and novel courses of action. Aboitiz ensures … [Read more...] about Leading sustainability in times of adversity