Jokowi to meet Obama at White House
Indonesian President Joko Widodo will meet United States President Barack Obama today during Mr Joko's first trip to the US since he became President. The two leaders, who are scheduled to meet at the White House, are expected to discuss climate issues, trade, defence and maritime cooperation, said White House spokesman Eric Schultz.
Exhibition on S'pore's energy sector
The Singapore Energy Story exhibition opens today at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre. The interactive exhibition offers a glimpse into the past, present and future of the country's energy sector. The exhibition, which is part of Singapore International Energy Week 2015, highlights the Republic's efforts in building up its power capabilities, the pioneers who made them possible and the plans to shape the country's energy future.
Sept manufacturing output info today
More data on where the Singapore economy is headed will be released today. The Economic Development Board will release its industrial production index numbers for last month. Singapore's manufacturing output fell 7 per cent in August, and another drastic fall could set the stage for the lowering of growth estimates for the year. Singapore is currently estimated to grow between 2 per cent and 2.5 per cent for this year.