"We see an increasing proportion of foreign investors' participating in Beijing's property market this year, and we are expecting another round of brisk investment this year," said Liu Bing, deputy managing director of DTZ China's capital market department. "This is mainly due to the appreciation of the dollar since last year and tightening financing channels for domestic players." According to DTZ foreign investors have reached 10 block deals valued more than 25 billion yuan ($3.7 billion) in Beijing's property market from the beginning of 2018 till the first quarter of 2019. Statistics from JLL indicate that foreign investors continue to show interest in the market this year. "Given the strong presence of leading and fast-growing IT firms in the area, Zhongguancun remains a bright spot for investment opportunities in Beijing," said Michael Wang, head of capital markets for JLL in Beijing.
Source:The Nation Bangkok
April 21, 2019 00:11 UTC
"While time may lessen the intensity of the trauma, the incredible memories still remain," said former Columbine principal Ron Mitchell. - A rededication -But as folks in Littleton prepared for the official memorial service, there were also signs of a rededication to making things better. "Right after Columbine, people wanted to be better people," Dawn Anna, mother of 18-year-old victim Lauren Townsend, told The Denver Post. School officials, student leaders and graduates, as well as Colorado Governor Jared Polis, spoke at the official memorial service in Littleton, in a park next to the high school. Police had been warned that the young Floridian, "fascinated" by Columbine, was headed to Colorado and had purchased a gun.
April 20, 2019 22:41 UTC
Hidden behind a row of newspaper stands and food carts sits what appears to be an unassuming Bangkok cafe: The Green Lantern. The Green Lantern cafe plays host to the Museum of Sex -- an exhibit that opened in December, devoted to the history of eroticism and the sex industry in Thailand. Hanging out: Green lanterns hang outside of the entrance to the Green Lantern cafe, which also houses the Meseum of Sex. Before opening the Green Lantern and Museum of Sex, Mr Watjanasin spent 10 years managing Kamavijitra, the first museum devoted to Thai erotic artwork. The Green Lantern is close to BTS Station Thong Lor.
It is also clear that most of the authoritarian states do not really care about press freedom or international treaties. In 2019 World Press Freedom Index, Thailand ranked 136 out of 180 countries. Singapore is ranked 151, and Brunei leads the pack (152/180) for lack of press freedom among its peers in the Asean. When it comes to press freedom, in most Asian countries, the extraditions and exterminations are not about justice. Unwelcome MangoCONTACT: BANGKOK POST BUILDING136 Na Ranong Road Klong Toey, Bangkok 10110Fax: +02 6164000 email: email@example.comAll letter writers must provide full name and address.
Chainat were handed three points when Bangkok United defender Everton Goncalves conceded an own goal soon after the break, giving the home team a 2-0 advantage. The draw was good enough to help the Beetles tie defending champions Buriram United in second place with 13 points. Langil picked up his first goal on the stroke of 20 minutes and had another five minutes into the second half. Meanwhile, Buriram United coach Bozidar Bandovic expressed his dismay on Friday night as the Thunder Castle remained winless in their last three home games. “We improved in the second half and but we weren’t good enough to win the match.
Her 48-year-old father, Pol Lt Col Chatuporn Ngamsuwittchakun of the Crime Suppression Division, was killed instantly in the collision on Thawi Watthana-Kanchanaphisek Road. Her 43-year-old mother, Nutchanat, later succumbed to serious injuries sustained in the crash. Central Investigation Bureau commissioner Pol Lt Gen Suthin Sapphuang and CSD commander Pol Maj Gen Jiraphop Puridech presided over the ceremony. He was i nitially charged with murder, attempted murder, reckless driving causing death, inflicting serious injuries, property damage and drink-driving causing death, injuries and property damage. However, the Taling Chan Court told the police to exclude the murder and attempted murder charges after finding no grounds for them.
In addition, reckless people who throw cigarette butts onto the ground and hunters are also causes of the blazes, according to Mr Isaret. Mr Isaret noted that some groups of people also i ntentionally start fires because of personal or political conflicts. "I talked to a kamnan in Chiang Dao [district of Chiang Mai] who said some people were unhappy that forest areas had been reclaimed [from illegal private occupancy]," he said. "Farmers who are allowed to live and make a living in forest areas must also face strict legal enforcement. In Nan, they grow bamboo plants and coffee in the higher areas," Mr Isaret said.
Admittedly, the hole does not play now as it was intended to play by Bobby Jones and Alistair MacKenzie, the creators of Augusta. Meanwhile, I cried a couple of weeks ago due to an interview l heard involving a player who had just won a tournament again. However, my tears quickly dried up when I did a check on this particular player’s profile, and the career money he’s accumulated. I added the two sums together and began to wonder just how hard it had been for the player and his family. Sleep is denied me night after night.
Meet Li Haotong Li — China’s rising star in professional golf. After playing on the national amateur team, Li turned professional in 2011 at the age of 16, which was during a period when China’s first golf trailblazer Zhang Lianwei was winding down his career. “He’s got great technique, he’s confident and he’s not afraid to go low as we’ve seen it in major championships. I hope I can be better and play well on the PGA Tour,” he said. “On the PGA Tour, you feel like a king playing golf.
But this was no stroll, with Real Sociedad pulling level in the second half thanks to Juanmi's equaliser, even if parity lasted less than two minutes. - Barcelona racing towards title -Barcelona stumbled out of the blocks this season but they are now tearing down the home straight. This was their 21st league game without defeat while Real Madrid sit 16 points behind them ahead of their game at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. "You always look at the matches of Real Madrid because you always consider them a rival," Valverde said. Earlier, Atletico Madrid had needed Thomas Lemar to come off the bench and find an 85th-minute winner against Eibar as they stretched their lead over Real Madrid to seven points.
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April 20, 2019 21:45 UTC
MADRID - Barcelona are closing in on their eighth La Liga title in 11 years after Clement Lenglet and Jordi Alba both scored in a 2-1 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday. But this was no stroll, with Real Sociedad pulling level in the second half thanks to Juanmi's equaliser, even if parity lasted less than two minutes. This was their 21st league game without defeat while Real Madrid sit 16 points behind them ahead of their game at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. "You always look at the matches of Real Madrid because you always consider them a rival," Valverde said. Earlier, Atletico Madrid had needed Thomas Lemar to come off the bench and find an 85th-minute winner against Eibar as they stretched their lead over Real Madrid to seven points.
April 20, 2019 21:45 UTC
MILAN - Cristiano Ronaldo said he was "1,000 percent committed to staying" with Juventus next season as he claimed his first Serie A title and Juventus their eighth in a row on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo looks on through drops of champagne after Juventus won an eighth straight Serie A title. We won the Scudetto and the Italian Super Cup, which is not easy to achieve," said Ronaldo. The day was a double celebration as Juventus' women's team won their second straight league title since being founded in 2017. He has six in total, having also won with AC Milan, one behind Giovanni Trapattoni, who has seven.
April 20, 2019 21:11 UTC
LOS ANGELES - Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, demanding his reinstatement nearly a year after the organization expelled him amid the #MeToo movement. The complaint, filed to the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles on Thursday, says the academy's board of governors convened on January 26 to re-examine its decision, and confirmed it. "The procedures taken to expel Mr Polanski were fair and reasonable," an academy spokesperson said in a statement cited by Variety. The academy in 2003 had awarded Polanski an Oscar for directing "The Piano." The academy adopted a new, more stringent code of conduct, and several months after it expelled Weinstein, the group voted to oust Polanski.
April 20, 2019 21:00 UTC
TRIPOLI - Forces loyal to Libya's unity government announced Saturday a counter-attack against military strongman Khalifa Haftar's fighters, as clashes south of the capital Tripoli intensified. Haftar backs a rival administration to the GNA based in eastern Libya that refuses to recognise the authority of the Tripoli government. Welcoming the gains by his forces on the ground, GNA head Fayez al-Sarraj called in a statement for humanitarian law to be respected. "Our forces are progressing as the GNA militias retreat on all fronts," the LNA said on its Facebook page. Hundreds of "yellow vest" protesters on Friday demonstrated in Tripoli against Haftar, and also accused France of backing his forces.
April 20, 2019 20:26 UTC
DERRY (UNITED KINGDOM) - Two young men have been arrested over the killing of a journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland, police said Saturday, after the murder triggered international condemnation. The footage showed McKee standing with other reporters by a police vehicle, and the suspected gunman coming around a corner. There have been concerns that paramilitaries could be seeking to exploit the current political turbulence over Northern Ireland and its border with the Republic of Ireland caused by Brexit. Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, said the killing was "a reminder of how fragile peace still is in Northern Ireland. Former US president Bill Clinton tweeted: "Heartbroken by the murder of Lyra McKee and the violence in Derry.
April 20, 2019 19:41 UTC