Morning Minutes: What will make headlines, May 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton (left) and Donald Trump are both seeking to secure the US presidential nomination for their parties.
Hillary Clinton (left) and Donald Trump are both seeking to secure the US presidential nomination for their parties.PHOTOS: AFP, REUTERS

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Tuesday, May 10, and which we think you'd be interested in.

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Trump and Clinton seek nominations in West Virginia 

Republicans and Democrats go to the polls in West Virginia today, as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton seek to secure the US presidential nomination for their parties. The Republicans will also hold a primary in Nebraska, where the Democrats held a Caucus on March 5. While Mr Trump is the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party, with all of his opponents dropping out of the race, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders continues to challenge Mrs Clinton. 

Individuals, companies named in Panama Papers to be revealed online


German journalists Frederik Obermaier (left) and Bastian Obermayer, co-authors of the Panama Papers investigation. PHOTO: AFP

The furore over the Panama Papers scandal promises to grow following the public release of the documents in a searchable online database at 2am today, Singapore time. The US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) that released the data said it will be revealing the names and information on 200,000 offshore entities set up by wealthy individuals around the world. 

More trade figures from China


A man carries his shopping bags on a busy street in Shanghai on April 1, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

More data from China will be released today, with nervous investors watching to see if there is further fallout from the disappointing trade figures released at the weekend. In particular, the consumer price index for last month should give a strong indication of consumer sentiment in China.

Meanwhile, Singapore Post will be releasing its financial results. It had been under scrutiny for not disclosing key information regarding certain acquisitions.