Morning Minutes: What will make headlines, March 2, 2016

New Singapore data on parents' attitudes to their children's safety online and the extent of their own online security being compromised by their children will be released today (March 2).
New Singapore data on parents' attitudes to their children's safety online and the extent of their own online security being compromised by their children will be released today (March 2).PHOTO: ST FILE

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

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Data on online security

New Singapore data on parents' attitudes to their children's safety online and the extent of their own online security being compromised by their children will be released today (March 2). The findings by technology security firm Norton come amid rising online crime in Singapore and several high-profile hacking incidents and data leaks here and abroad.

Latest Singapore manufacturing data


Workers at Add-Plus, an electronics manufacturing company that makes printed circuit boards. PHOTO: ST FILE

Data on Singapore's manufacturing sector is likely to show continued stress on the companies, with the latest Purchasing Managers' Index to be released today. Singapore's manufacturing sector has been in the doldrums lately, hit by falling global demand as well as manpower and cost issues.

India to hold multilateral exercise


Indian Army soldiers fire a 105mm light field gun during Exercise Sarvatra Prahar near Mumbai on Jan 11, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

India will host its first multi-national exercise on its turf starting today. The “Force 18” training exercise, which ends on March 8, will involve all 10 member states of Asean and seven other countries, including the United States and Russia. Officials said the key goal of the exercise is to "learn and share the best practices" to promote regional peace and stability.