Tokyo to pick new governor
Tokyo will vote for a new governor tomorrow for the fourth time since 2011.
A record 21 candidates are vying for the post but latest media opinion polls show former defence and environment minister Yuriko Koike, 64, ahead of the pack.
Istana open house today
The Istana grounds are open to the public today from 8.30am to 6pm, in celebration of the upcoming National Day. The annual Istana Art Event and the Arts & Heritage Village will be the main highlights of the open house. Visitors can also sign up for a guided walk which showcases the Istana's plant and animal life, or take a guided tour of the Istana main building to look at selected function rooms and gifts presented by foreign dignitaries.
Hair for Hope fund-raiser at VivoCity
The Children's Cancer Foundation will hold its signature fund-raising event - Hair for Hope - today and tomorrow at VivoCity.
More than 2,000 people have signed up to have their heads shaved. Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor will help shave the hair of a participant at the event.