New batch completes Sana's course
Female ex-drug addicts are being trained to become beauticians as part of a Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association (Sana) programme to help recovering drug abusers to be gainfully employed upon their return to society.
The programme involves Sana teaming up with community partners to provide former addicts help, training and job opportunities. Sana will present the second batch of six graduates from the 2015 course today.
Canadian PM and Cabinet to be sworn in
Canada's prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau will be sworn in today along with his Cabinet after winning elections on Oct 19 and ending a decade of Conservative rule. He is expected to move quickly to implement campaign promises such as overhauling security legislation, sources in his party say. He will make his international debut as Canadian leader when he meets other leaders of the Group of 20 nations in Turkey on Nov 15-16.
Jubilee awards for companies
The Singapore Business Federation and the local and foreign trade associations and chambers will commemorate Singapore's 50 years of independence at the Semi-Centennial Leadership Conference today. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, the guest of honour, will hand out Singapore Golden Jubilee Business Awards to 50 companies.