HK lawmakers' appeal hearing today
Two Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers who were disqualified over their improper oath-taking at the city's legislature will have their appeal to the High Court heard today. Mr Sixtus Leung Chung Hang and Ms Yau Wai Ching filed the appeal last Thursday, two days after the High Court ruled that the pair should be disqualified from the legislature for failing to take their oaths "faithfully and truthfully" last month.
PSLE results out today
Pupils who took the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) this year can get their results at their primary schools from 11am today. They will be given forms to indicate their choice of secondary schools, and they can submit their choices through the Ministry of Education website from the time they collect their result slip until Nov 30 at 3pm. More information is available on the MOE's website or in the booklet distributed to Primary 6 pupils.
Singapore's Q3 growth data
The Ministry of Trade and Industry will release finalised data about Singapore's third quarter economic growth today.
Advance estimates showed that the economy expanded just 0.6 per cent in the July to September period compared with the same quarter a year ago - the weakest rate since 2009. Economists expect this number to be revised upwards on account of better-than- expected manufacturing output in September.