Macau's Studio City casino resort opens
A Hollywood-themed resort by Melco Crown Entertainment has its official opening in Macau today, attended by billionaire chairmen Lawrence Ho and James Packer. The US$3.2 billion (S$4.5 billion) Studio City integrated casino resort, featuring Asia's highest Ferris wheel, is the second new casino to open in Macau this year, amid a drop in the number of high-rollers visiting due to Beijing's graft crackdown and China's slowing economy.
Health tips for older retail workers
Customised health and exercise activities for supermarket workers will be showcased at the Sheng Siong Bedok North outlet today. The event is part of a 12-month pilot that aims to improve the health of older workers in the retail sector through promoting proper postures, for instance. Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for Health and chairman of the Tripartite Oversight Committee on Workplace Health, will be at the event.
MAS review of economy out today
The Monetary Authority of Singapore's twice- yearly review of the Singapore economy is due out today.
The Macroeconomic Review, as it is called, will outline the key risks to the economy in the medium term, as well as the central bank's expectations for inflation.