Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Tuesday, March 29, and which we think you'd be interested in.
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US Federal Reserve Chair to speak on interest rates
Investors will be watching US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech for hints on whether interest rates will go up.
Her speech at an event hosted by the Economic Club of New York comes ahead of next month’s FOMC gathering.
In the run-up to that meeting, Ms Yellen has stressed that every session is a “live possibility” to raise rates, while other Fed officials also talked up the possibility of higher borrowing costs.
Abe to announce new spending measures
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will announce a package of new spending measures to boost the economy, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
He will probably give details of the measures at a press conference the same day that Japan’s 96.7 trillion yen (S$1.2 trillion) Budget for fiscal 2016 is expected to become law, the newspaper reported.
Official opening of new dialysis centre in Jurong West
The National Kidney Foundation's (NKF) newest dialysis centre in Jurong West will be officially opened.
The centre has already started offering nocturnal dialysis. The centre says that patients who require longer dialysis will benefit from this additional shift.
With its 18 dialysis stations, the centre will be able to treat up to 164 needy patients at any one time.