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[BANGKOK] SC Capital Partners, a private-equity real estate firm with investments throughout Asia, plans to raise about US$1 billion to expand its portfolio in the region as investors clamour for...

[SHANGHAI] In the year of 383 in the Jin Dynasty, 80,000 soldiers in the town of Feishui successfully warded off attackers who outnumbered them ten-fold.

[SHANGHAI] Here's the latest uncertainty facing China's currency: sky high house prices...

LIPPO Karawaci is looking to list a real estate investment fund (Reif) in Indonesia, coming after the listing of two real estate investment trusts (Reits) in Singapore: First Reit in 2006, and Lippo...

THE US$12 million compound, once a playground for the Iranian ambassador and guests such as Elizabeth Taylor, Andy Warhol and Richard Nixon, now sits empty on Washington's Embassy Row...

THOUSANDS of Parisians round off a hard day's work with a trudge up six flights of stairs to a tiny, stuffy room they resignedly call home...

HONG KONG chief executive Leung Chun-ying pledged to provide more land to build apartments for low-income people in a bid to lower housing prices in the world's least-affordable city...

[NEW YORK] The US hotels giant Marriott International on Friday announced it had completed its takeover of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, creating the world's largest hotel company...

SINGAPORE developer CapitaLand has bought a prime site in Ho Chi Minh City for US$51.9 million, its third acquisition in Vietnam since the government relaxed rules to allow foreign investment and...

RHETT Johnson, 34, has earned as much as US$1,000 a month renting out the living room and its sofa bed in his one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan.