Najib to present 2016 Budget
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will today present the government's annual Budget for next year, when he will look to shore up economic growth and appease voters unhappy with his leadership and rising living costs.
Investors have been disillusioned with the Malaysian economy, reflected by the ringgit's 20 per cent fall against the United States dollar since the start of the year to levels unseen since the Asian financial crisis in the late 1990s.
Awards to recognise volunteers, donors
The commitment, dedication and generosity of some exemplary volunteers, donors and sponsors will be recognised tonight at the Lions Befrienders Appreciation and Awards Presentation 2015. A total of 158 awards will be given out to various in-kind donors, cash donors, outstanding volunteers and long-service volunteers.
Inflation set to be negative again
Singapore's consumer price index is expected to have contracted for the 11th consecutive month. Out today, September inflation is likely to be down, due to lower certificate of entitlement prices and housing costs.