What's Next: Results of vote on Irish abortion laws

Results of vote on Irish abortion laws

Ireland will know today the results of its historic referendum on whether to repeal some of the strictest abortion laws in Europe.

Voting on the Catholic country's near-total ban on abortion, even in cases of rape, incest or fatal foetal abnormality ended at 10pm yesterday (5am today Singapore time). The vote count will begin at 9am today, with polls and bookmakers' odds suggesting the government's proposal will pass.

Blood donation drive at *Scape

The Red Cross Youth NTU Chapter will be holding its annual blood donation drive, Vibrant Blood, today from 12pm to 6pm at *Scape the Treetop, Level 5.

The event aims to educate the public, especially youth, on the importance of blood donation, so as to encourage them to donate blood for the first time.


SGX holds event for new investors

The Singapore Exchange will be holding its retail education event today and tomorrow at VivoCity's Outdoor Plaza Atrium, as part of its ongoing efforts to educate new investors and encourage them to start investing. Targeted at people between 18 and 35 who have not invested but are interested in doing so, My First Stock Carnival will take a hands-on and interactive approach to educate investors on how to embark on their financial literacy journey.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2018, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe