10 must-reads for today

Pro-Brexit demonstrators outside the Houses of Parliament in London yesterday. EU leaders have given Britain until April 12 to ratify the deal.
Pro-Brexit demonstrators outside the Houses of Parliament in London yesterday. EU leaders have given Britain until April 12 to ratify the deal.PHOTO: REUTERS
Singaporean executive chef Nicholas Tang.
Singaporean executive chef Nicholas Tang.PHOTO: DBGB KITCHEN & BAR

Britain's Parliament was yesterday set to hold a series of votes to try and formulate an alternative to Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit. Pressure is mounting on Mrs May to offer to resign if she wants her own unpopular plan approved. But a lawmaker said that Mrs May was likely to try again to get her deal passed today or tomorrow.

A Central Business District (CBD) Incentive Scheme will see more homes being built in the CBD so that the area will have a broader mix of uses, making it "not only a place to work, but also a vibrant place to live and play", said Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong. 

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe