What's Next: December 02, 2015

National League for Democracy chairman Aung San Suu Kyi attending a Parliament session in Naypyidaw on Dec 1.
National League for Democracy chairman Aung San Suu Kyi attending a Parliament session in Naypyidaw on Dec 1.PHOTO: AFP

Suu Kyi to meet President, army chief

Myanmar's opposition chief Aung San Suu Kyi will meet President Thein Sein and the army chief, General Min Aung Hlaing, today for the first time since her party's landmark election success. Uncertainty surrounds the handover of power after Ms Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy swept nearly 80 per cent of seats in the Nov 8 polls.

Job centre for people with disabilities

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will launch the Enabling Village today. The 30,000 sq m community space in Lengkok Bahru gives persons with disabilities access to a wide range of career and training opportunities in Singapore.

PMI for Singapore out today

The purchasing managers' index (PMI) - an early indicator of factory activity - is due out today. The data will shed light on the performance of Singapore manufacturers last month. The sector has been shrinking for most of this year amid a lacklustre global outlook.

The numbers for Singapore are coming after a private survey released yesterday showed that China's manufacturing activity contracted for the ninth straight month in November.

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