What's Next: July 8, 2015

Morning rush-hour traffic on the Pan Island Expressway.
Morning rush-hour traffic on the Pan Island Expressway. PHOTO: ST FILE

Will COE prices fall again?

Potential buyers of vehicles will find out if prices of certificates to purchase cars, lorries and motorcycles will fall further, after this month's bidding exercise for them ends today.

Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums have slid because more COEs are available this year, and fewer bids have been placed.

Last month, COE premiums took their biggest tumble - of up to 7.6 per cent - in more than a year.

HK double murder: Briton standing trial

Eight months after the mutilated bodies of two Indonesian women - one naked and the other rotting in a suitcase - were found in his swanky apartment, Briton Rurik Jutting will return to court in Hong Kong today to face charges of murder. The former Merrill Lynch Bank of America securities trader is expected to plead not guilty.

Corporate 'Oscars' award ceremony

The prestigious Singapore Corporate Awards marks its 10th anniversary this year at a dinner presentation tonight at the Resorts World Convention Centre. Widely acclaimed as the "Oscars" of public-listed companies, the award recognises and celebrates excellence in corporate governance. President Tony Tan Keng Yam is the guest of honour.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 08, 2015, with the headline 'What'sNext'. Print Edition | Subscribe