What's Next: July 17, 2015

A wreath is placed on a cross with an inscription that reads "Save and protect" next to the site where MH17 was downed in eastern Ukraine.
A wreath is placed on a cross with an inscription that reads "Save and protect" next to the site where MH17 was downed in eastern Ukraine. PHOTO: REUTERS

Remembering MH17 victims

Dutch flags will fly at half-mast today to mark the first anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, as thousands of relatives gather in a private ceremony to remember the 298 passengers and crew on board. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and other top officials are also expected to attend the ceremony in the central Netherlands, amid calls to bring the perpetrators to justice.


Singapore STories exhibition opens

A free exhibition depicting Singapore's history through the pages of The Straits Times, which is marking its 170th anniversary, opens today. Singapore STories: Then. Now. Tomorrow will run at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands from 10am to 7pm daily until Oct 4. CapitaLand is the presenting sponsor. Standard Chartered Bank is a gold sponsor, and Best Denki is the equipment sponsor.


Huge demand likely for Fernvale condo

High Park Residences, a 1,390-unit condo project in Fernvale, will open its booking phase today. Demand is expected to be high, with buyers looking to snap up the relatively cheap properties. More than 8,000 people thronged the sales gallery last weekend when it opened to the public. Pricing seems to be a key factor in buyers' interest, with the average price per unit touted at below $1,000 per sq ft.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 17, 2015, with the headline 'What'sNext'. Print Edition | Subscribe