What's Next: March 21, 2017

Park set for grilling in court

South Korea's former president Park Geun Hye is set to appear in court this morning to face questioning by prosecutors over her involvement in a massive influence-peddling and corruption scandal that brought about her downfall. If she complies, she will be the first former South Korean president to be grilled by prosecutors since 2009, when Mr Roh Moo Hyun was questioned on corruption allegations involving his family.

Integrated Care Hub ground-breaking

Tan Tock Seng Hospital will hold a ground-breaking ceremony for its Integrated Care Hub today, which will be officiated by Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor.

The new facility will focus on offering patients a seamless continuum of post-acute care to prepare them for smooth re-integration into the community.

Australia releasing house price index

Australia will release data for its house price index today.

Residential property prices Down Under rose 1.5 per cent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to September last year, and 3.5 per cent year-on-year in the same period.

The nation's unprecedented economic expansion - fuelled by a mining investment boom - has boosted house prices, and made housing costly in Sydney and Melbourne.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2017, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe