What's Next: June 27, 2017

A logo of the World Economic Forum (WEF) sticks on a window at the congress centre in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos.
A logo of the World Economic Forum (WEF) sticks on a window at the congress centre in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos. PHOTO: REUTERS

China hosting Summer Davos in Dalian

China will host the World Economic Forum's annual June meeting, often called Summer Davos, in the port city of Dalian from today. Innovation will be in the spotlight at the three-day summit, with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang scheduled to speak during the event.


International student seminar

The sixth edition of an international student seminar kicks off today at the Institute of Technical Education's (ITE) College West.

The three-day ITE-VTC International Student Seminar is held every two years. It is a collaboration between the ITE and Hong Kong's Vocational Training Council (VTC).


SGX reopens amid upbeat outlook

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) reopens for trading today after bourses across Asia, that were not closed yesterday, had a fairly upbeat day. Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul all gained ground as technology shares continued to do well and oil prices rose for a third day after entering a bear market last week. European shares also put in a healthy showing yesterday with London, Paris and Frankfurt all recording solid gains.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 27, 2017, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe