Morning Minutes: What will make headlines, July 22, 2016

The facade of the Indian Heritage Centre on Campbell Lane.
The facade of the Indian Heritage Centre on Campbell Lane.PHOTO: IHC

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Friday, July 22, and which we think you'd be interested in.

It appears on weekdays, available by 7am.

Indian Heritage Centre CultureFest returns for second edition

The Indian Heritage Centre CultureFest is returning for a second edition.

A celebration of Indian art and culture, the event will take place in Little India today (July 22) and Saturday (July 23), and next Friday and Saturday (July 29 and 30).

It is expected to feature musical and dance performances, art and museum tours.

URA to release Q2 property data


Housing blocks in Dover and Clementi on July 15, 2016. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

The Urban Redevelopment Authority will today (July 22) release statistics for the residential and commercial property markets for the second quarter.

According to earlier estimates, private home prices fell in the three months to June 30 for an 11th straight quarter, with a 0.4 per cent decline from the first quarter.

Overall prices were dragged down by the suburbs, where prices of non-landed homes fell 0.7 per cent according to estimates.

Ministers to discuss search for MH370


A family member of a passenger on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, shows a poster before the start of a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, on July 21, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet today (July 22) in Malaysia’s administrative capital Putrajaya to discuss the future of the deep-sea search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, missing since March 2014.

The expensive high-tech sonar operation is being conducted in the remote Indian Ocean far off western Australia.

Malaysia’s Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai and his Chinese counterpart Yang Chuantang will be present.