What's Next: Oct 11, 2017

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaking at a National Day reception in Hong Kong. Lam is set to map out the vision and mission of her administration for the coming five years.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaking at a National Day reception in Hong Kong. Lam is set to map out the vision and mission of her administration for the coming five years. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong leader's first policy address

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is set to map out today the vision and mission of her administration for the coming five years, including plans to tame soaring home prices. Hong Kong property stocks rose ahead of the chief executive's maiden policy address.


Public cleanliness survey results

The Singapore Management University will release findings on a Public Cleanliness Satisfaction Survey today. The survey involved 2,000 respondents and asked about their satisfaction with cleaning services and social behaviours relating to public cleanliness, among other things.


Helping hand for SMEs at convention

The Singapore Business Federation-led SME Committee is holding its annual convention today at ParkRoyal on Beach Road aimed at providing small and medium-sized enterprises information to help them build capabilities and access markets. The convention will also feature the launch of the Government Procurement Guide, as well as look into the potential impact of the merger of Spring Singapore and IE Singapore next year.

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