What's Next: Feb 22, 2016

Philippine vice-presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr (centre, in pink shirt) greets supporters in Manila on Feb 16, 2016.
Philippine vice-presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr (centre, in pink shirt) greets supporters in Manila on Feb 16, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Bid to end V-P dreams of Marcos' son

Philippine rights groups and former dissidents jailed by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos will launch a campaign today to prevent his son from being elected vice-president in May elections. Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr said he was expecting more intense attacks against his family during the commemoration on Thursday of the 30th anniversary of the "people power revolution" that toppled his father.


SkillsFuture Marketplace roadshow

The Singapore Workforce Development Agency is organising its second SkillsFuture Marketplace roadshow from today to Wednesday. The event will help Singaporeans make the best of the $500 credit under the SkillsFuture Credit scheme to support them in their pursuit of lifelong learning. The roadshow, to be held at the Level 1 atrium of One Raffles Place from 10am to 8pm, will feature approved courses under the scheme.


DBS' full-year results today

DBS Group Holdings will be unveiling its fourth-quarter and full-year results today, making it the last of the local banks to release its financial statement.

Its numbers are likely to be scrutinised by investors for rising bad debts and loan provisions, given the bank's exposure to the slump in the oil and gas industry as well as China's economic slowdown.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 22, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next: February 22, 2016'. Print Edition | Subscribe