What's Next: September 22, 2015

Migrants arriving at the railway station in Budapest, Hungary, on Sept 21, 2015.
Migrants arriving at the railway station in Budapest, Hungary, on Sept 21, 2015.PHOTO: EPA

Update on economic outlook

The Asian Development Bank will release an update on its 2015 Asian Development Outlook today. The update, released each quarter, provides a comprehensive analysis of economic performance in the past year and offers forecasts for the next two years for the 45 economies in the Asia-Pacific region. In July, it had revised down its growth projection for East Asia. Singapore's growth forecast was revised down to 2.8 per cent from 3 per cent in April.


EU ministers meeting on migrant crisis

Interior ministers of countries in the European Union (EU) will hold a meeting today over the continent's worst migrant crisis since World War II. European

Parliament head Martin Schulz said yesterday that he expects the officials to agree on a voluntary scheme to relocate 160,000 migrants at the meeting, which comes a day before an emergency summit of European leaders tomorrow.


Techinnovation 2015 starts today

The Intellectual Property Intermediary's (IPI) flagship technology marketplace event, Techinnovation 2015, starts today.

IPI helps companies match technology with innovation needs, and the event will allow enterprises to discover innovative technologies, connect with new partners and take new ideas to market.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2015, with the headline 'What'sNext'. Print Edition | Subscribe