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'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)
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
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