MORNING MINUTES: What will make headlines today, May 13, 2015

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break today and which we think you'd be interested in.

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Book on women's contributions to Singapore to be released

A new book exploring how the roles, choices and voices of women in Singapore have changed in the last 50 years will be launched today. "Our Lives to Live: Putting a Woman's Face to Change in Singapore" is edited by prominent champions of women's issues Kanwaljit Soin and Margaret Thomas. Contributors to the book include diplomat Chan Heng Chee, food ambassador Violet Oon, sports legend Pat Chan and law lecturer and playwright Eleanor Wong. - LIM YAN LIANG

Indonesia's forest moratorium expires today


Indonesia's forest moratorium expires today, but green campaigners as well as countries like Norway, who have given much aid to Jakarta to help it counter deforestation, are anticipating an extension. Many of those involved in monitoring forestry, say that the moratorium in its current form is not enough and there should be more done to strengthen it. At the same time, they lament the weak enforcement of the moratorium. - ZUBAIDAH NAZEER

Westwood Residences to have details released today


Koh Brothers managing director and group chief executive Francis Koh will unveil today details on Westwood Residences - a bike-themed executive condo project in Jurong. - MARISSA LEE

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