What's Next: September 11 2015

About 700 senior citizens from voluntary welfare organisations will take part in YMCA Silver Fiesta 2015.
About 700 senior citizens from voluntary welfare organisations will take part in YMCA Silver Fiesta 2015. ST PHOTO: YEO KAI WEN

700 seniors to take part in Silver Fiesta

About 700 senior citizens from voluntary welfare organisations will take part in YMCA Silver Fiesta 2015. The two-day event, which began yesterday, features performances by local senior citizen groups and includes a percussion performance, flower show and Zumba performance. The activities are being held at the Toa Payoh HDB Hub Atrium.


Who will be Britain's new Labour leader?

The results of the leadership contest for Britain's main opposition Labour Party will be out tomorrow, after voting for the party leader ended yesterday.

The campaign has been dominated by radical left candidate Jeremy Corbyn, who looks set to win the race. He has become the darling of youthful and elderly Labour supporters and powerful trade unions.


Bank Negara policy review

Malaysia's central bank will likely hold its key interest rate steady at 3.25 per cent at a policy review today as a weakened global economy, battered ringgit and uncertain domestic politics keep policymakers in check.

Economists do not see Bank Negara using interest rates as a policy tool. Instead, the most likely action to stabilise capital outflows is to repatriate government-linked firms' overseas investments and forex earnings.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 11, 2015, with the headline 'What's Next: September 11 2015'. Print Edition | Subscribe