What's Next: January 19, 2016

Philippines' Senator and presidential candidate Grace Poe speaks at a school forum in central Philippines on Jan 12, 2016.
Philippines' Senator and presidential candidate Grace Poe speaks at a school forum in central Philippines on Jan 12, 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS

Hearing on Grace Poe citizenship case

The Philippine Supreme Court will hear a citizenship case today concerning Senator Grace Poe - a leading contender for this year's presidential election - that threatens her campaign for the top office. Last month, the Commission on Elections disqualified her from running for president on the grounds that she could not prove she has Filipino blood and failed to meet a 10-year residency requirement. She has appealed against that decision.


SP launching Smart Poly collaboration

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) is creating a future-ready Smart Campus. This, it says, will be a microcosm of the country's Smart Nation programme that seeks to harness information and communications technology to support better living and create more opportunities.

It is launching its Smart Poly collaboration today.


Pow-wow on asset management

The Investment Management Association of Singapore is hosting a media roundtable today to discuss the outlook for the asset management industry in Singapore for this year. It will outline the findings of the first annual survey of its members as well as discuss key themes in the sector.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 19, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next: January 19, 2016'. Print Edition | Subscribe