Plan for tougher anti-terrorism laws
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will propose a suite of tougher anti-terrorism laws to be followed by all states and territories at a special national security meeting in Canberra today.
The plans include holding terror suspects for 14 days without charge and beefing up the national database to include biometric data from drivers' licences.
NUS study based on blood sugar levels
The National University of Singapore's School of Public Health is releasing a study based on the data of blood sugar levels of diabetic patients here. The study found that patients with periods of extreme blood sugar levels have a significantly higher risk of developing serious complications, even if their levels become lower subsequently.
Dialogue on world trading system
The fourth Singapore-WTO Policy Dialogue on the World Trading System for senior government officials from Asia and the Pacific takes place today at Rendezvous Hotel Singapore. The dialogue is intended to provide an opportunity for senior government officials to exchange views and brainstorm issues and challenges confronting the multilateral trading system, in the light of recent developments in the global economy.