International naval event in India
The four-day International Fleet Review officially kicks off todayoff the coast of Visakhpatnam in India, with nearly 50 countries involved. Ninety ships, including 24 foreign warships, and 24 foreign naval chiefs will be part of the fleet review. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and government and defence personnel will take part.
Plenty to see and do at River Hongbao
This year's River Hongbao, to be held from tomorrow to Feb 14 at The Float @ Marina Bay, will feature the highly acclaimed Song and Dance Theatre in Nanjing City from China as well as the Hwa Kang Dance Troupe from the Chinese Culture University, Taiwan.
Details of the annual Chinese New Year event, including other performances as well as fireworks and pyrotechnics shows, will be announced today.
Court to hear case linked to 1MDB probe
The High Court will hear today a motion by Mr Yak Yew Chee, a senior private banker with BSI Singapore, for the release of some of his bank accounts for the payment of taxes, legal fees and basic expenses. In September last year, several of his bank accounts, amounting to about $10 million, were frozen by the Singapore authorities as part of investigations surrounding Malaysia state investor 1Malaysia Development Berhad.