What's Next: June 8, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May at a general election rally at the Odsal Stadium in Bradford on June 5, 2017.
British Prime Minister Theresa May at a general election rally at the Odsal Stadium in Bradford on June 5, 2017. PHOTO: AFP

UK voters enter high-stakes polls

Britain votes in a high-stakes general election today, with voters in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland set to choose the 650-seat national Parliament, in the process deciding who shapes the country's future as it leaves the European Union.

The election was called three years early by Prime Minister Theresa May, a Conservative Party member, in the hope of strengthening her position in the Brexit negotiations.


Dorms launch new sick bay facilities

Two dormitories at Penjuru Place will launch their newly rebuilt quarantine and sick bay facilities. The facilities will minimise the spread of diseases and viruses between dormitory residents who are unwell by isolating them in individual rooms with their own air-conditioning system.


Sanli starts trading on Catalist

Sanli Environmental, an engineering firm in the water and waste management sector, will start trading on the Catalist board today. It is the seventh initial public offering (IPO) to be launched in Singapore this year.

Market observers will be watching how Sanli's shares perform in their debut, amid what has been a largely positive year for IPOs.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 08, 2017, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe