What's Next: August 30, 2016

 This file photo taken on July 9, shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he arrives at the Warsaw Stadium entrance for the second day of NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland.
This file photo taken on July 9, shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he arrives at the Warsaw Stadium entrance for the second day of NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland.PHOTO: AFP

Canadian PM visits China

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in China today for his first official visit to the country, seeking to reset relations and boost economic ties with Canada’s second-largest trading partner. During his 10-day trip, he will swing through Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Hangzhou, where he will attend the Group of 20 summit.

Maritime safety conference

To raise maritime safety awareness and instil a safety-first culture, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is launching the first International Safety@Sea Conference today. The conference will bring together over 30 international speakers and industry experts from different sectors of the maritime industry to share best safety-at-sea practices with more than 350 local and international participants.

Forum on India

The Institute of South Asian Studies and the Ananta Aspen Centre are holding a public forum today on "India: A Bright Spark in a Gloomy World Economy?". The forum will be chaired by the co-chairmen of the India-Singapore Strategic Dialogue: Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Mr Jamshyd Godrej, chairman, Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Company India.

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