MORNING MINUTES: What will make headlines, Dec 2, 2015

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will launch the Enabling Village today (Dec 2).
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will launch the Enabling Village today (Dec 2).ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Wednesday, Dec 2, and which we think you'd be interested in.

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PM LEE TO LAUNCH ENABLING VILLAGE 

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will launch the Enabling Village today (Dec 2). The 30,000-sqm community space provides persons with disabilities access to a wide range of career and training opportunities in Singapore. - PRISCILLA GOY 

AUNG SAN SUU KYI TO MEET PRESIDENT THEIN SEIN AND MILITARY CHIEF MIN AUNG HLAING


Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be meeting President Thein Sein and military chief Min Aing Hlaing today (Dec 2). PHOTO: AFP

Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to meet with President Thein Sein and the country's military chief Min Aung Hlaing today (Dec 2). The meeting will be Ms Suu Kyi's first with the two since her party won a historic election earlier last month. Ms Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) won the vote with a landslide and needs to forge a working relationship with the powerful military for her government to run smoothly.  She will meet the president at his official residence in the morning and the military chief in his office in the afternoon. 

PMI RESULTS OUT TODAY (DEC 2)


Employees working at the wafer production line at REC Solar ASA manufacturing facility in Tuas. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

The purchasing managers’ index (PMI) – an early indicator of factory activity – is due out today (Dec 2). The data will shed light on the performance of Singapore manufacturers last month. - CHIA YAN MIN

COMPETITION COMMISSION OF SINGAPORE TO HOLD E-COMMERCE SEMINAR


Taobao is China's biggest e-commerce company. PHOTO: CFP

The Competition Commission of Singapore is organising today a seminar to explore the opportunities and challenges with emerging e-Commerce activities in Singapore and the region. - JACQUELINE WOO