MORNING MINUTES: What will make headlines today, Sept 10, 2015

There will be no campaigning on Cooling-off Day, to give voters time to consider who they wish to vote for on Polling Day.
There will be no campaigning on Cooling-off Day, to give voters time to consider who they wish to vote for on Polling Day. PHOTO: ST FILE

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Sept 9 and which we think you'd be interested in.

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GE2015: Parties take a break on Cooling-off Day

After the flurry of rallies over the past one-and-a-half weeks, political parties in Singapore will take a break from campaigning on Cooling-off Day to allow voters the time to process their thoughts and decide on who they want to vote for on Polling Day on Friday (Sept 11). 

IDA to hold inaugural Young Tech Fest


Participants at the inagural Young Tech Fest will get to try out some of the latest tech innovations such as getting the chance to fly drones. PHOTO: INFINYTE MEDIA

More than  2,000 youth and members of the public will come together to discover and talk about technology at the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore’s  inaugural  Young Tech Fest @ Suntec Convention. Participants will  get a chance to try out some of the latest tech innovations like virtual reality gaming, experience the amazing world of augmented reality, flying of drones, the building of Arduino cars and explore coding challenges.  - SEOW BEI YI

Britain's Cameron, Israel's Netanyahu to meet


Pro-Israeli demonstrators carry the Israeli flag in support of the planned visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside the gates of Downing Street in London on Sept 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday (Sept 10), with the Iran nuclear deal topping the agenda for their discussion. Also on the table will be the deteriorating situation in Syria that has sent waves of refugees to Europe and the new EU guidelines being finalised for the labelling of products from Israeli settlements in the West Bank.