Briefing on China's work plans, reforms
Chinese government officials will brief the press today on finance work, tax reforms, agricultural sector reforms and poverty alleviation at the National People's Congress (NPC).
The annual meeting of the NPC, China's largely rubber-stamp national Parliament, reviews the annual work report of the government as well as its plans and budgets for the year ahead.
Healthcare infrastructure event begins
The latest innovations and best practices in healthcare infrastructure technology will be discussed at a conference starting today at Suntec Singapore.
Called the Healthcare Infrastructure Technology and Engineering Conference, the event is expected to be attended by more than 300 people, including regional healthcare policymakers, academics and professionals. The two-day event is in its fifth edition.
EU economic data for 2016 out today
Revised data on the euro area's economic performance last year will be released today.
European economies have been showing cautious signs of recovery but still face significant risks.
The region is bracing itself for troubled times ahead with the United States' more protectionist trade stance as well as the upcoming Brexit negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.