What's Next: November 07, 2016

Singtel Comcentre at Somerset.
Singtel Comcentre at Somerset. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

EU team here for food export talks

Romanian angus beef, fresh milk from Poland and organic apples from Italy - Singaporeans may soon find these, together with other European food and beverage products, from new sources at a store near them. A high-level delegation from the European Union (EU) food and beverage sector are in Singapore to discuss ways to make this happen. The delegation includes 45 top business representatives from 37 F&B companies in the EU.

Beijing's verdict on HK Basic Law

China's National People's Congress will today outline its interpretation of Hong Kong's Basic Law mini-Constitution regarding political allegiance, as a court in the city deliberates on the status of two newly elected pro-independence lawmakers.

Many in Hong Kong have warned that intervention from Beijing will deal a severe blow to the city's vaunted judicial independence.

Financial scorecards

Some of Singapore's largest listed firms will be turning in their financial scorecards this week. Global Logistic Properties is due to release its results tomorrow, followed by CapitaLand on Wednesday, and Singtel and Sats on Thursday. Also of interest on Thursday are numbers from UOL Group, Wilmar International, City Developments and Singapore Technologies Engineering. ComfortDelGro's third-quarter earnings will be out on Friday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 07, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Subscribe