Morning Minutes: What will make headlines, Nov 21, 2016

Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling will hold a public book-signing session at the Singapore Press Holdings News Centre today (Nov 21).
Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling will hold a public book-signing session at the Singapore Press Holdings News Centre today (Nov 21).ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Monday (Nov 21) and which we think you'd be interested in.

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Book signing with Joseph Schooling

Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling will be holding a public book-signing session at the Singapore Press Holdings News Centre today (Nov 21), where he will sign two books published by Straits Times Press for the first 50 buyers in queue. The two volumes, titled Schooling Joseph and From Kid To King, are written by current and former Straits Times sports journalists.

Apec leaders to gather for traditional photo


Leaders take part in the start of the Abac and Apec Leaders' Dialogue at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima on Nov 19, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

The meeting of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) group in Peru draws to a close today (Nov 21) Singapore time, with Apec leaders expected to gather for the summit's traditional family photo. US President Barack Obama, who attended the summit as part of his last stop on his last foreign tour, is also expected to hold a press conference at its conclusion. 

All ears for Fed comments  


United States Federal Reserve vice-chairman Stanley Fischer will be at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York today (Nov 21).  PHOTO: AFP

United States Federal Reserve vice-chairman Stanley Fischer will discuss monetary policy, inflation rates and the economic outlook at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York today (Nov 21). His comments will likely be analysed for clues on the Fed’s plans with regard to interest rates, as speculation mounts that the central bank will be raising rates as soon as next month.