Monthly Archives: November 2015

Latest Amara Singapore News

First Private Bank chairman denies tax evasion
Banks such as Yoma Bank, which owned by Serge Pun, who was named 'Mr Clean' by Singapore's Channel New Asia, and the United Amara Bank (UAB), established by U Nay Aung, the son of U Aung Thaung, Myawady Bank, Inwa Bank and Nay Pyi Taw …
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Amara Holdings 3Q2015 earnings drop 24% yoy
Amara Holdings Ltd recorded a 24% y-o-y decline in earnings in 3Q2015 to $ 2.75 million from $ 3.63 million a year ago. Revenue rose 2% y-o-y in 3Q2015 to $ 19.01 million from $ 18.56 million in the corresponding period due to higher revenue from hotel …
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Stange eyes only Asian Cup
Instead, the immediate goal is to make it to the Asian Cup in 2019, a tournament Singapore last featured in in 1984, when the Lions qualified automatically as hosts. Speaking at a press conference at the Amara Hotel yesterday ahead of tonight's Group E …
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SHA encourages hotel industry partners to commit to sustainable sources

SHA encourages hotel industry partners to commit to sustainable sources
The skyline in central Singapore obscured by haze at about 1.15pm on Sep 9, 2015, as seen from the Mandarin Orchard Hotel. The Singapore Hotel Association (SHA) is inviting its hotel members to commit to green procurement in the battle against the haze.
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Singapore's CK Tang Built An Empire and the Family Carries On the Legacy
By 1932 thrifty C.K. had saved S$ 3,000 and opened a department store, later moving his thriving business to River Valley Road and then in 1958 to its present location at the corner of Orchard and Scotts, catching Johor traffic as well as expats on …
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People in business for Sunday, November 22

People in business for Sunday, November 22
Elizabeth S. (Liz) Lewis is the Chief Operating Officer for Bozeman Health and is an Executive Dyad Partner with the Chief Medical Officer providing executive leadership and oversight for Big Sky Medical Center operations and clinical quality. … He …
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Best Travel Stories From Our Readers
At the east end of the crescent, on a high bluff separated from the beach by the outflow of the Hanalei River, sits the un-Hanalei, the St. Regis, formerly the Princeville Hotel, a splashy five-star resort with all the amenities. Every few years, we …
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Latest Zenobia Hotel News

Homage to Zenobia
The battle in May over the Syrian town of Palmyra was notable for being isis's first major military victory against the forces of the Assad government. The Army fled, leaving the jihadis in control of sizable gas reserves, the brutal prison where …
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Un nuevo libro arroja luz sobre la etapa cubana de Juan Ramón y Zenobia
Juan Ramón Jiménez y Zenobia Camprubí llegaron a Cuba en noviembre de 1936, apenas iniciado su exilio, y la abandonaron en enero de 1939, un período sobre el que ahora arroja luz el presidente de su Fundación, Antonio Ramírez Almanza, en un …
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The Senseless Death of Mr. Palmyra
The Zenobia Cham Palace Hotel, built in 1900 and once host to Agatha Christie, was the closest place to stay near the ruins. It was right among them, a single-story hotel of faded grandeur. Its owner, Cham, Syria's luxury-hotel chain, had recently …
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ISIS reported to have blown up ancient temple in Palmyra
(CNN) The burgeoning list of appalling acts by ISIS has grown even longer: The Islamic extremist group has blown up a nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the historic ruins of Palmyra, Syria. UNESCO, the United Nations cultural organization, called the …
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Latest Wink Hostel News

An SF Hacker Hostel Faces the Real World and Loses
The chain of hacker hostels located in San Francisco and Silicon Valley closed last weekend. If you don't live here, you could be forgiven for not knowing what a hacker hostel is. If you do, they're just a part of the landscape in a place where the …
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Will Airbnb be the death of hostels?
Hostels have long been a meeting ground for frugal travelers — not just the cheapest lodging option, but also a sanctuary for backpackers and solo travelers amidst the confusion of a foreign city. But as more travelers opt to stay in private rooms or …
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The incredible shrinking hotel room
"My target audience when we built it was the very next stage after you build a youth hostel," Born says. Rates start at $ 89, a mere fraction of what hotel rooms in New York normally cost. The smallest room is 72 square feet. The largest is 200 square feet.
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Latest Summer View Hotel News

Off-Season Hamptons: What to Do
You can't beat the Montauket Hotel Bar (88 Firestone Road, Montauk, 631-668-5992) for a sunset view. It's a local hangout, with a wall of … In the 1920s, Carl Fisher, the entrepreneur behind the development of Miami Beach, sought to create “the most …
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Cape man pursues glory in World Series of Poker starting Sunday
He's among nine players at the final table for the World Series of Poker's No-Limit Hold'em Main Event at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The tournament, which began in July with … Cannuli, who is sponsored by the New Jersey online …
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