Pope starts first Africa trip
Pope Francis will begin his first official visit to Africa today, with stops planned in Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic - a trip that human rights advocates hope he will use to press for expanded political rights, religious tolerance and respect for minorities. The authorities plan to deploy around 10,000 police in the capitals of Kenya and Uganda during the Pope's visit, which will include giant open-air masses.
PSLE results released today
The Primary School Leaving Examination results for this year will be released today. Pupils will receive their results from their respective primary schools from 11am.
Eligible pupils may also apply for their secondary schools via the Secondary One-Internet System from 11am today till 3pm on Dec 1.
Q3 economic survey report out
The Trade and Industry Ministry will release the third-quarter economic survey of Singapore for this year.
The report, out today, will look in depth at how the economy performed in the period between June and September.
Advance estimates of growth for the quarter showed a 1.4 per cent expansion, which meant that the economy narrowly escaped a technical recession.