What's Next: November 16, 2016

 An Indian man exchanges Indian rupee notes at a bank in Kashmir, India, on Nov 10, 2016.
An Indian man exchanges Indian rupee notes at a bank in Kashmir, India, on Nov 10, 2016.PHOTO: EPA

Debate over India's banknote decision

India's Parliament begins its winter session today, with several opposition political parties teaming up to corner the government over a controversial decision to withdraw from circulation two high-value banknotes.

They have accused the government of throwing millions of common people into financial distress.


Two-day conference on family violence

The state of public awareness on family violence will be among the findings that will be shared at a two-day conference starting today. The Ministry of Social and Family Development and the Singapore Police Force, together with partners in the National Family Violence Networking System, are organising the event, which will be attended by 750 participants from sectors such as social service, healthcare, education, law and enforcement.


Launch of logistics transformation map

Mr S. Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) will launch the Logistics Industry Transformation Map today at the groundbreaking ceremony of JTC Logistics Hub @ Gul. This high-rise, multi-tenanted development will be an innovative facility co-locating inland container depots, warehouses and a heavy vehicle park.

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