BIZ BRIEFS

Living at Greenwood

KATHMANDU:

Greenwood Villas — a dream project of Housing and Prudential a joint venture between Prudential Developers Pvt Ltd and Housing and Development Pvt Ltd — is bringing a new concept in the housing. “The primary concern behind Greenwood Villas is to make nature and greenery a pivotal part of living,” states a press release, “We chose the best available site to start with at the prime locale at the Ring Road between Kalanki and Balkhu. And the houses are quake-resistance.” — HNS

BoK has 10 branches

KATHMANDU:

Bank of Kathmandu (BoK) has opened its 10th branch in Birgunj on Thursday. Besides providing easy banking access to the mid-development region, Birgunj branch has been started with a view of introducing dynamic banking services to local entrepreneurs and common people. Radhesh Pant, managing director of BoK inaugurated the branch office. All the 10 branches are inter-connected thus providing any branch banking service. — HNS

Kia wins award

KATHMANDU:

New Kia Sportage has been recognised by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) for its outstanding combination of comfort, convenience, performance, and value by being named compact SUV ‘Best in Class (under $25,000)’ at the annual Northwest SUV of the Year competition. — HNS