What's Next: September 24, 2016

Leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn speaking to supporters during a campaign rally at the Unite headquarters in London on Sept 20.
Leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn speaking to supporters during a campaign rally at the Unite headquarters in London on Sept 20.PHOTO: AFP

Corbyn set to retain Labour Party post

Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to retain his top post after the result of a leadership contest is announced today. Buoyed by grassroots activists, the 67-year-old, who has been slammed by Labour lawmakers for doing little to prevent Brexit, is tipped to defeat his sole challenger Owen Smith.


Singapore Day in San Francisco

Singaporeans in San Francisco will be treated to a full day of festivities and hawker fare today, organised by the Overseas Singaporean Unit to keep Singaporeans connected to home. This is the first time the United States city plays host to the annual Singapore Day which was first held in New York City in 2007.


Outreach on medicine consumption

The Singapore Chinese Druggists Association will launch a community outreach programme today to encourage the public to keep proper records of their medication and supplement consumption. This is especially vital, it said, as more people are now taking both Western and traditional medicine. The event also includes a workshop titled Zika Prevention Through Herbs, where people can learn how to repel mosquitoes using common Chinese herbs.

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