What's Next: September 05 2015

The Singapore Prison Service is holding an appreciation dinner on Sept 5, 2015.
The Singapore Prison Service is holding an appreciation dinner on Sept 5, 2015.PHOTO: ST FILE

Dinner to honour prison officers

The Singapore Prison Service is holding an appreciation dinner for its pioneers tonight.

Pioneer prison officers, who helped to keep Singapore safe through the secure custody of inmates and helped with their rehabilitation, will be presented with commemorative medallions at the event.


G-20 communique won't name nations

The Group of 20 (G-20) countries will conclude their two-day summit today with a final communique which is likely to mention changes in monetary policy without referring to specific countries, sources told the media. G-20 finance ministers and central bankers met under Turkey's presidency - a role that next year goes to China - amid slower growth in China and rising market volatility that boost the risks to the global economy.


Anti-govt rallies in Lebanon spread

A civil movement that has held rallies in Beirut against the Lebanese government for alleged corruption has called for a nationwide mobilisation. Demonstrations in support of the "You Stink" campaign began yesterday in southern Lebanon and look set to spread to the east of the country today.

The protest began over a rubbish collection crisis but has evolved into a broad movement against government impotence and graft.

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