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GE2015: Singapore heads to the polls
Singaporeans across the island will head to voting booths to choose who they want to elect into Parliament, as the GE2015 period comes to a close. Voting stations will be open from 8am to 8pm.
700 seniors to take part in Silver Fiesta
About 700 senior citizens from voluntary welfare organisations will take part in YMCA Silver Fiesta 2015. The two-day event which began on Thursday (Sept 10), features performances by local senior citizen groups and include a percussion performance, a flower show and a zumba performance. The activities are being held at the Toa Payoh HDB Hub Atrium.
Bank Negara to review policy
Malaysia's central bank will likely hold its key interest rate steady at 3.25 per cent at a policy review today as a weakened global economy, battered ringgit and uncertain domestic politics keep policymakers in check.
Economists do not see Bank Negara using interest rates as a policy tool. Instead, the most likely action to stabilise capital outflows is to repatriate government-linked firms' overseas investments and forex earnings.
Britain's Labour Party to decide on new leader
The results of the leadership contest for Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will be out on Saturday (Sept 12) after voting for the party leader ended on Thursday (Friday morning Singapore time). The campaign has been dominated by radical left candidate Jeremy Corbyn, who looks set to win the race. He has become the darling of youthful and elderly Labour supporters and powerful trade unions.