MORNING MINUTES: What will make headlines today, Aug 13, 2015

Senior Minister of State (Transport and Finance) Josephine Teo
Senior Minister of State (Transport and Finance) Josephine TeoST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

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

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Civil Aviation Authority Open House

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore is holding its fourth Aviation Open House from today till Saturday at the Suntec Convention Centre. The event aims to reach out to young job seekers and showcase the career and education opportunities in the industry. It will be officially opened by  Senior Minister of State for Finance and Transport Josephine Teo. - LESTER HIO

Malaysia's central bank governor to make first public appearance amid 1MDB scandal

Ms Zeti will likely address the alarming drop of the ringgit’s value in recent weeks as well. PHOTO:  REUTERS 

Bank Negara governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz will announce Malaysia's second quarter GDP figures on Thursday, in her first public appearance since a high-level multi-agency team involving the central bank began investigating allegations that US$700 million (S$982 million) of funds linked to troubled state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd  (1MDB) were deposited in Prime Minister Najib Razak’s account. At the GDP press conference, Ms Zeti will likely address the alarming drop of the ringgit’s value in recent weeks as well as questions over the large sums that entered Mr Najib's accounts.

Singtel first quarter financial results

A Singtel logo is pictured against the backdrop of public housing estates in Singapore's central business district. PHOTO: REUTERS 

Singtel is scheduled to release today its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30. It will hold a media conference, which will be chaired by group chief executive Chua Sock Koong. - GRACE CHNG

City Developments second quarter results

City Developments will hold a press briefing to announce its second quarter financial results today. - RENNIE WHANG

Genting Singapore second quarter results

The casino at Resorts World Sentosa. PHOTO: ST FILE

Genting Singapore is scheduled to release its second quarter results today. The casino operator caused consternation  last week when it issued a profit warning on its upcoming results. - GRACE LEONG