What's Next: February 27, 2018

The cut came as the United States, long the top United Nations contributor, demanded significant belt-tightening.
The cut came as the United States, long the top United Nations contributor, demanded significant belt-tightening.PHOTO: REUTERS

UN staff to go on strike

United Nations staff in Geneva are planning a half-day strike today to protest against a 3.5 per cent pay cut, as heads of state, ministers and country representatives attend the main sessions of the UN's human rights and disarmament bodies. The cutcame as the United States, long the top UN contributor, demanded significant belt-tightening.


Aviation Festival Asia begins

The Aviation Festival Asia 2018 will be held at the Suntec Convention Centre from today. The two-day event will see 150 speakers discuss topics including passenger experience, IT solutions, marketing and big data, airport management, and low-cost airlines' business models.


Hyflux reports Q4 results

Water desalination plant provider Hyflux will be unveiling its fourth quarter and full-year results today.

Investors will be looking at the company's divestment plans for its Tuaspring project, which has been draining its profitability.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 27, 2018, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe