What's Next: March 13, 2018

Special election in Pennsylvania

Voters go the the polls in a congressional special election in Pennsylvania today. Polling shows a tight race between Republican Rick Saccone and Democrat Connor Lamb in a district that United States President Donald Trump swept in 2016, sparking fears among Republicans about their ability to keep control of Congress, with mid-term elections scheduled for November.


Promoting green habits among young

This year's Green Schools @ South West initiative is being launched today. Organised by the South West Community Development Council and National Environment Agency, the scheme promotes green habits and awareness among young people in the South West District through various initiatives, such as training junior environmental ambassadors. This year's effort will put the spotlight on energy efficiency and climate change.


Bangladesh-S'pore business forum

The Singapore Business Federation and International Enterprise Singapore are organising the Bangladesh-Singapore Business Forum today at the Shangri-La Hotel.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will host a roundtable with representatives from prominent Singapore companies to discuss potential partnership opportunities.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 13, 2018, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe