Weddings are big business in Singapore. Some people spend enough on their wedding dinner, photo shoot, gown and ring to buy a house in some Southeast Asian countries. But the real killer is definitely the wedding banquet. And hotels know people are willing to pay big bucks to impress their relatives. So every so often, they dutifully hike up their prices, telling themselves these couples will make back that money when they receive their Baby Bonus. So, we have gathered all the banquet prices of weddings at hotels and restaurants to show you how prices of banquets have increased over the years. The prices are based on Saturday night, which is the most popular option. (All prices are obtained via SingaporeBrides.com. Updated 14 Jan 2018) WEDDING BANQUET PRICE LIST (2019) Wedding banquets at 5 star hotels Wedding banquets at 4 star hotels Wedding banquets at restaurants Wedding banquets at alternative wedding venues HOW DO 2019 WEDDING BANQUET PRICES COMPARE TO … [Read more...] about Singapore Wedding Banquet Price List (2019)
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By Robert Pear The New York Times Sun., Jan. 13, 2019 WASHINGTON—Vanderbilt University Medical Center, responding to a new Trump administration order to begin posting all hospital prices, listed a charge of $42,569 for a cardiology procedure described as “HC PTC CLOS PAT DUCT ART.” Baptist Health in Miami helpfully told consumers that an “Embolza Protect 5.5” would cost them $9,818 while a “Visceral selective angio rad” runs a mere $5,538. On Jan. 1, hospitals began complying with a Trump administration order to post a list of prices for all their services, theoretically offering consumers transparency and choice and forcing health care providers into price competition. It’s turning into a fiasco. “This policy is a tiny step forward, but falls far short of what’s needed,” said Jeanne Pinder, founder and chief executive of Clear Health Costs, a consumer health research organization. “The posted … [Read more...] about U.S. hospitals must now post prices, but it may take a brain surgeon to decipher them
Looking for latest car price list in the Philippines? Try this site (philstar.com) - May 24, 2018 - 3:50pm MANILA, Philippines — If you’re mulling over buying a new car, checking its current price is urgently required to ensure that it’s on budget. While there are plenty of pricing sources to consider, there’s one trusted site to visit. This is Philkotse.com, a reliable platform to look for new and used cars for sale, as well as an online portal for the latest automotive updates. It also serves as an informative source of up-to-date changes in car prices. Even TRAIN Law’s looming changes earlier this year were reflected by the site on the spot. The 2017 SRP was placed next to 2018 SRP of each vehicle for instant visual comparison. It is essential for buyers to frequently check out the fluctuation of car prices in the local market. Released Car price list per brand, model In the section for car … [Read more...] about Looking for latest car price list in the Philippines? Try this site
Photo TIT – This Is Thailand Facebook page Thailand’s dual pricing policy continues with, it seems, a completely random application of the system. In some places flashing your Work Permit might get you an exemption so you can pay local price but there is no consistency. What are your experiences with dual pricing? Do you think it’s fair? If we’re receiving the same service, shouldn’t the price be the same? Here are some reactions from the Phuket Gazette Facebook page… “It’s about 4 pound why moan your in a beautiful place yes it different price for Thai but when our wage is £100+a day and a Thai wage is 400 bhat a day can you see why price different” Dean “One of many reasons that Thailand will never be a first world country. Infrastructure is 2nd world and improving but it’s the Thai mentality just can’t ever progress past 3rd world.” Muz “Well. 6.00 US is still cheap. Thai’s get government … [Read more...] about Dual pricing. Fair or price gouging?
The Excise Department is discussing the legality of prohibiting cigarette importers from setting their retail prices below the prices listed before Sept 16, 2017, the first day the new excise tax came into force. The tax-collecting agency can potentially level the playing field after state-owned Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM) cried foul, claiming that foreign cigarette importers are exploiting the new excise levy by cutting retail prices to pay a smaller tax burden."Normal market" wording, which is stated in Section 17 of the new Act 17, under Clause 2, could be interpreted as regular retail prices before Sept 16, 2017. If that is the case, cigarette importers are not permitted to slash retail prices to understate the tax bill, said an informed source at the Excise Department.The source said the department could apply Section 17, Clause 3, which bars cigarette importers from trimming retail prices to a level below the sales price before the new law was enforced.The prohibition not … [Read more...] about Retail prices for cigarettes under review