What's Next: May 19, 2016

Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham party leader J.Jayalalitha gestures as she arrives to cast her vote at a polling station in Chennai on May 16, 2016.
Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham party leader J.Jayalalitha gestures as she arrives to cast her vote at a polling station in Chennai on May 16, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Tamil Nadu election results

Tamil Nadu will be announcing today the results of its assembly elections that concluded last week, with exit polls showing a likely defeat for the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).

Political power in this state has alternated between the AIADMK and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), whose alliance with the Congress Party is tipped to win the most seats.

Bid to boost construction sector

The Singapore Contractors Association (Scal) and its subsidiary, Scal Academy, are organising the Scal HR Forum 2016 today.

The forum aims to promote the importance of good human resources practices, and look at ways to attract and retain employees in the ever-challenging built-environment sector.

Asia's first Forbes Under 30 Summit

The South Beach Hotel in Beach Road will today host Singapore's first Forbes Under 30 Summit, which will feature 300 of the most influential young entrepreneurs, innovators and thinkers from Asia and beyond.

Among the Singaporeans in the event are film director Anthony Chen, Gentle Bones musician Joel Tan and Mr Royston Tay, co-founder of start-up Zopim, a live-chat software solutions firm.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe