What's Next: April 28, 2016

Eco-Business Park in the Tianjin Eco-City.
Eco-Business Park in the Tianjin Eco-City.PHOTO: TIANJIN ECO CITY

Work on rail link to Sino-S'pore project

The light rail line connecting Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City (SSTEC) to other parts of Tianjin city will begin work with a ground-breaking ceremony today.

National Development Minister Lawrence Wong will witness the event during a visit to the bilateral project that began in 2008. He will also co-chair the 7th SSTEC joint working committee meeting with Chinese Housing and Urban-Rural Development Minister Chen Zhenggao.

ComChest show to say thank you

The Community Chest is holding its Care & Share Thank You Show today, to thank all its donors and supporters.

Present at the celebration will be representatives from over 240 voluntary welfare organisations, beneficiaries, donors and celebrities.

All eyes on Japan's central bank

The Bank of Japan could cut its rates further into negative territory when the central bank wraps up its two-day policy meeting today.

It is also expected to unveil fresh stimulus measures after this month's deadly earthquakes led to temporary factory closures at a time when the economy is already struggling.

Shortly before the meeting ends, Japan will also publish a string of economic data for March, including inflation and unemployment figures.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 28, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe