What's Next: July 14, 2016

Angela Eagle (centre) is a leadership contender for Britain's opposition Labour Party.
Angela Eagle (centre) is a leadership contender for Britain's opposition Labour Party. PHOTO: REUTERS

Leadership race for UK's Labour Party

The race for control of Britain's Labour Party formally gets under way today, with the announcement of the timetable for the election of a new party leader. Media reports indicate that the candidates will face a vote among party members next month before a new leader is announced on Se

Conference to explore crime trends

A conference which seeks to look into current and likely future trends in criminality and criminal behaviour will begin today.

The third Criminal Law Conference will cover issues such as the challenges posed by white-collar crime and cybercrime. Minister for Home Affairs and Law K. Shanmugam will be giving an opening address at the event.

Singapore's Q2 growth forecast

Advanced estimates for Singapore's economic growth in the second quarter will be released this morning.

The Singapore economy grew by 1.8 per cent in the first quarter. Private sector economists surveyed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore last month said they expected second-quarter growth to come in at 2 per cent.

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