What's Next: March 8, 2016

Statement on MH370 probe

An international team of investigators probing the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will issue a statement today, the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance. The Malaysian government said it would not hold an official memorial service this year and would mark the anniversary with a ceremony in Parliament.

Project on healthier eating

Some people in Singapore struggle to put food on the table, or to eat healthily on a shoestring budget. Most feel that eating well means paying more for food, according to the charity, The Food Bank Singapore. It is launching a project today to raise awareness about healthier eating, and will elaborate on other plans to reduce food wastage and feed the hungry.

Private resale flash estimates out today

SRX Property is expected to release today its flash estimates on resale prices of private apartments for February. The non-landed residential resale price index rose 0.6 per cent in January from December but was 7.2 per cent down from the peak in January 2014. Analysts expect prices last month to be little changed on reduced transaction volumes, partly owing to a shorter working month due to the Chinese New Year holidays falling in February this year.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next: March 8, 2016'. Subscribe