Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Thursday, Oct 29, which we think you'd be interested in.
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18 nominees selected for Great Women Of Our Time Awards
The Singapore Women’s Weekly magazine has chosen 18 nominees for this year’s Great Women Of Our Time Awards. The women have been nominated from six fields, and there will be a winner in each category. These annual awards honour the nation’s most inspiring women.
As the magazine celebrates the 10th anniversary of the awards, past winners and nominees will attend a gala dinner and awards presentation at The St Regis Singapore on Thursday night (Oct 29). - LINETTE LAI
Update on Jilin Food Zone's progress
Singbridge and the Jilin City Government will hold a media briefing on Thursday (Oct 29) in which key executives and officials will share updates on Sino-Singapore Jilin Food Zone’s progress, as well as introduce the first product from the food zone to enter the Singapore market. - CHONG KOH PING
Sembcorp Industries announcing Q3 data
Sembcorp Industries will unveil its third quarter results on Thursday (Oct 29) evening. - WONG WEI HAN
NTU, Economic Society of Singapore to hold forum on Singapore's future
The Economic Society of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University is jointly holding the Singapore Economic Policy Forum 2015, "What holds Singapore's Future?" - CHIA YAN MIN
China finalising 13th Five-Year Plan
China’s ruling Communist Party will end a four-day key meeting on Thursday (Oct 29) to finalise the 13th Five-Year Plan, a blueprint for economic and social development between next year and 2020. The authorities are expected to release a communique as well, which will likely focus on financial reforms and how to maintain growth of around 7 per cent.