What's Next: October 17, 2015

Chairman of the ruling Kuomintang Eric Chu is greeted before the party's central standing committee meeting in Taipei on Oct 7.
Chairman of the ruling Kuomintang Eric Chu is greeted before the party's central standing committee meeting in Taipei on Oct 7. PHOTO: AFP

Exhibition at former police ops centre

The Home Affairs Ministry, the National Heritage Board and the Singapore Police Force will launch an SG50 exhibition at the former combined operations centre.

Set up in 1956, it was a bomb-proof structure with then state-of-the-art radio communications that became the nerve centre for oversight of police work across the island.

This is the first time the centre will be opened to the public.

KMT set to drop presidential candidate

Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party is likely to ditch its presidential candidate, Ms Hung Hsiu-chu, in an extraordinary party congress today where KMT chairman Eric Chu will be drafted to replace Ms Hung, whose campaign has been riddled with gaffes and political attacks.

In contrast, buoyant opposition front runner Tsai Ing-wen will open her national campaign headquarters tomorrow.

Testing time for Fandi's men

The LionsXII will face Johor Darul Takzim II in a Malaysia Cup group game at the Jalan Besar Stadium tonight. A win will virtually send Fandi Ahmad's men through to the quarter-finals but standing in their way in Johor's colours are two experienced Singapore internationals - captain Shahril Ishak and defender Baihakki Khaizan.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 17, 2015, with the headline 'What's Next: October 17, 2015'. Print Edition | Subscribe