Morning Minutes: What will make headlines, Sept 13, 2016

The National University Healthcare System and Methodist Welfare Services will announce a new manpower partnership initiative between them for nursing homes, aiming to address the need for good elder care in Singapore.
The National University Healthcare System and Methodist Welfare Services will announce a new manpower partnership initiative between them for nursing homes, aiming to address the need for good elder care in Singapore.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Tuesday, Sept 13, and which we think you'd be interested in.

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Manpower initiative for eldercare

The National University Health System, an Academic Regional Health System, and Methodist Welfare Services, a multi-service welfare agency, will today (Sept 13) announce a new manpower partnership initiative between them for nursing homes to address the growing need for good elder care in Singapore. Not only is demand for nursing home care growing, the care required is also getting more complex. Thus, the need for Singapore's public healthcare sector and the country's nursing homes to work together to meet these evolving needs amidst manpower constraints.

US bomber flight over South Korea


 A pair of B-1B Lancer bombers. The United States is scheduled to conduct a bomber flight over South Korea today (Sept 13). PHOTO: REUTERS

The United States will conduct a bomber flight over South Korea today (Sept 13) , an official at United States Forces in Korea said, in what is seen as a show of force against North Korea after the reclusive state recently carried out its fifth nuclear test. South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported that bad weather had delayed a planned US military B-1B bomber flight to the Korean Peninsula that had been scheduled for yesterday.

DPM Tharman to speak at Economy Society dinner


Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will speak at the Economy Society of Singapore's annual dinner tonight. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam will speak tonight (Sept 13) at the Economic Society of Singapore’s 60th anniversary annual dinner.