What's Next: November 16 2015

Last session of Myanmar's old Parliament

Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will today attend the last session of the old Parliament that will continue sitting as a caretaker legislature until January.

President Thein Sein's army-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party will slip into opposition in the next Parliament due to sit from February.


Private home sales data out today

New private home sales data to be released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority today is likely to show tepid sales last month, continuing a trend that has dominated much of the private housing market in the past year.

Developers sold just 341 private homes in September, 31.1 per cent less than August's 495, with last month's data likely to point to similar figures.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 16, 2015, with the headline 'What's Next: November 16 2015'. Print Edition | Subscribe