What's Next: October 22, 2016

Chinese warships visiting Vietnam

Vietnam will receive three Chinese warships from today at its newly opened Cam Ranh international port, following a similar visit by US vessels last month.

The five-day visit will be the first by Chinese navy ships to Cam Ranh, state-controlled news website VnExpress said, adding that 750 Chinese military personnel would participate in activities with Vietnam's navy.

Easing negative effects of child abuse

A series of child abuse cases has reared its ugly head in recent times here. But the good news is that the negative effects of abuse can be ameliorated, according to research by family service centre Fei Yue.

The study results will be available at a Child Protection Campaign & Carnival held today, aimed at raising public awareness about the issue, and to remind individuals how they can help stop such cases.

Carnival for dogs and dog lovers

Traditional Chinese medicine for dogs? How about massage therapy? As the dog ownership rate in Singapore soars, Singaporeans are going all out to pamper their beloved canines. Workshops, a dog treasure hunt and art jamming are among the activities at what is touted to be the first-of-its-kind lifestyle carnival for dogs, their owners and dog lovers today on a field in Tan Quee Lan Street, Bugis.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 22, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe