What's Next: April 14, 2016

People walk along the Esplanade Bridge on Nov 29, 2013.
People walk along the Esplanade Bridge on Nov 29, 2013.PHOTO: ST FILE

Summit for leaders of Islamic grouping

Leaders from more than 50 countries are gathered in Istanbul for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's annual summit today and tomorrow. They are set to focus on the Palestinian cause, conflicts in member states and combating terrorism.

New SingHealth screening programme

The SingHealth Group has partnered selected GPs across the island to offer free health screenings for immediate family members of patients with Type 2 diabetes.

It will unveil more details today about this new screening programme, including who is eligible for it.

Release of Q1 flash estimate

Singapore's first-quarter flash estimate is due out this morning, with analysts expecting tepid but positive growth in the economy year-on-year as well as quarter-on-quarter.

Separately, the Monetary Authority of Singapore is tipped to keep the status quo on its Singdollar policy, with no change to parity, gradient or band width against a basket of currencies.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 14, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next: April 14, 2016'. Subscribe