What's Next: March 08, 2018

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May poses with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman outside 10 Downing Street, in London on March 7, 2018.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May poses with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman outside 10 Downing Street, in London on March 7, 2018. PHOTO: AFP

May hosts Saudi prince at country home

British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold talks with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman today at her country residence Chequers, a 16th-century manor house, in a sign of the importance with which London is treating his visit. Prince Mohammed's visit, part of his first foreign tour as heir apparent, is aimed at persuading Britain that his reforms have made his country a better place to invest and a more tolerant society.


Mother tongue languages symposium

The National Institute of Education (NIE) will hold Singapore's first symposium on research, teaching and learning of three mother tongue languages - Chinese, Malay and Tamil - today.

The one-day event, The Symposium on Innovative Teaching and Learning of Mother Tongue Languages 2018, will be held at NIE's premises at Nanyang Technological University.


Conference on investment trends

The Investment Management Association of Singapore will be holding its annual conference at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore today.

Issues on the agenda include investment focus in the changing world, alternative data and how investors are using it to find new investment insights, the impact of robo-advisory in investing strategies, and the influence of geopolitical policies on markets.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2018, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe