19 Oct '11, 4am

Singapore's largest shopping centre Vivocity makes overseas debut in Xi'an, China

Singapore's largest shopping centre Vivocity makes overseas debut in Xi'an, China

VivoCity Xi'an (above) has the same sprawling outdoor landscaped area and bold interior design marked by bubbles and waves as its sister mall in Singapore. -- PHOTO: COURTESY OF MAPLETREE By Grace Ng, China Correspondent XI'AN - Singapore's largest shopping centre VivoCity on Tuesday made its overseas debut in China, the first of several such malls planned for the country. Chock-full of fashion labels like Mango and Quiksilver aimed at cosmopolitan young shoppers, it officially opened in Xi'an, home of the Terracotta Warriors. The 62,500 sq m shopping complex is one of the largest in the historic city, which lies near the famous tomb of China's first emperor Qin Shihuang, who was buried with a huge army depicted by terracotta sculptures. Background story 'UNIQUE' SERVICES 'We offer training for our tenants' new staff... and amenities like a babycare room and a first-aid ro...

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