US Democratic convention to start
US Senator Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama will speak on Day One of the four-day Democratic National Convention - scheduled to start at 4am Singapore time today - to anoint Mrs Hillary Clinton its presidential nominee. Mr Sanders, who has endorsed his primary rival, has been offered the prime speaking slot amid a row over leaked e-mails that show party leaders had sought to undermine his own presidential campaign.
New iOS version of parking app
A new iOS app, Park&Go@SG, will be launched today to provide real-time data on parking spaces in retail, commercial and government buildings as well as HDB carparks. The app is the joint effort of Germany-based auto supplier Continental Automotive, A*Star's Institute for Infocomm Research and TUM Create, a collaboration between Nanyang Technological University and Technical University of Munich. An Android version was launched last year.
Release of S'pore industrial output data
Singapore industrial production figures for June will be released today. Output rose by 0.9 per cent in May compared to a year ago, powered by an expansion in the biomedical manufacturing cluster's output. However, excluding biomedical manufacturing, output in May would have fallen by 2.3 per cent.