What's Next: Jan 27, 2018

Japan's Foreign Minister to visit China

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono is set to visit Beijing this weekend for talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi tomorrow.

His two-day visit comes after Beijing rebuked Japan for opening a museum devoted to two sets of disputed islands, including Senkaku - which China calls Diaoyu - in the East China Sea.


Rallies in Russia to call for polls boycott

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is organising a series of rallies across Russia tomorrow to press home his call for a boycott of a March 18 presidential election he has been barred from running in.

Mr Navalny is seen by many as the only person who stands a chance of challenging incumbent Vladimir Putin.


Pioneer Polyclinic opening today

Pioneer Polyclinic - Singapore's newest polyclinic - will be officially opened today by Health Minister Gan Kim Yong. It is located in Jurong West Street 61.

At the event, a community art mural - which is a combined effort between the National University Polyclinics and various community partners such as Pioneer constituency and Jurong West Primary School - will be unveiled.

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