What's Next: November 10, 2016

South African President Jacob Zuma speaking to delegates at the Harare International Conference Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe on Nov 3, 2016.
South African President Jacob Zuma speaking to delegates at the Harare International Conference Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe on Nov 3, 2016. PHOTO: EPA

Zuma faces no-confidence vote

South Africa's Parliament votes today on a no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma.

The vote was called by the main opposition Democratic Alliance party after the release of a report by the anti-corruption watchdog calling for a judicial inquiry into allegations of influence-peddling in Mr Zuma's government.

Gardens by the Bay unveils The Canyon

Gardens by the Bay unveils its newest attraction, The Canyon, today. Designed by Japanese landscape architect Jun-ichi Inada, it encourages visitors to explore a different facet of nature by showcasing a collection of massive, naturally-sculpted rocks in intriguing forms, complemented by unusual plants from hot and dry regions of the world. Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong is the guest of honour at the event.

Awards for pro-enterprise efforts

Government agencies that have excelled in their pro-enterprise efforts will be recognised today at the 2016 Pro-Enterprise Panel-Singapore Business Federation (PEP-SBF) Awards. The annual awards also recognise private-sector individuals and businesses that have contributed feedback and suggestions to the PEP to improve and facilitate the business operating environment.

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