News in Brief: Thursday May 16

News in Brief: Thursday May 16
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Serviced apartment firm, Ascott, has appointed Lee Chee Koon as its new chief executive, effective June 1.

He replaces Ching Kee Hiong who has resigned to "pursue other opportunities".


Queensland's Spicers Balfour Hotel has launched the Balfour Kitchen, a new bistro-style restaurant offering alfresco and indoor dining.

Mains are priced from $14 to $30 with an emphasis on simple, locally sourced food.


Sydney tapas bar Emmilou has started work on a new private lounge and bar space which will cater for private events of 30 people. The venue is taking bookings for the space now, with work expected to be complete in a month’s time.

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