Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 17
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 17

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, Dec 17, 2021. S’pore setting up paediatric vaccination centres; one can jab 1,000 children a day PHOTO: ONG YE KUNG/FACEBOOK The centres are being set up as Singapore prepares to roll out its vaccination programme to children aged five to 11 later this month.... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 16
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 16

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Singapore raises additional buyer’s stamp duty, tightens HDB loan limit to cool property market ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI The total debt servicing ratio will also be tightened from today.  READ MORE HERE WP’s Pritam Singh disputes giving Raeesah Khan choice on... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 11
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 11

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Dec 11, 2021. S’pore approves Pfizer Covid-19 jab for children 5 to 11 Vaccination for this group will begin from the end of the month, once new batches of the vaccine are received. READ MORE HERE Another Changi Airport staff among 3 in S’pore... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 2, 2021
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 2, 2021

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, Dec 2, 2021. Most HDB flat owners to pay more in property taxes next year: Iras Iras will be revising the annual value of HDB flats in line with increase in market rentals. READ MORE HERE South Korea hits new Covid-19 record, halts quarantine... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Nov 17
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Nov 17

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Nov 17. S’pore reports 2,069 new Covid-19 cases, 18 deaths; weekly infection growth rate at 0.88 Weekly infection growth rate dips to 0.88, down from 0.94 on Monday. READ MORE HERE VTLs with Indonesia and India have plus points, but there are also limitations Businesses and... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Nov 11
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Nov 11

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, Nov 11. S’pore reports 3,481 new Covid-19 cases, 17 deaths; weekly infection growth rate at 0.88 The infection growth rate has been below one for eight days in a row. READ MORE HERE Fifth lion in Singapore tests positive for Covid-19 The African lion... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 20
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 20

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Oct 20. Pandemic of online misinformation on Covid-19 takes its toll Should confusion remain, public should trust credible scientists and authorities rather than social media: Experts READ MORE HERE 7 more Covid-19 deaths in Singapore; 3,994 new infections All except one unvaccinated case had... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 14
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 14

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, Oct 14. Ships arriving late in Singapore due to disruptions at other ports PSA said that while its service levels to vessels “remain optimal”, the disruptions are likely to persist for some time. READ MORE HERE 52-year-old among 9 more Covid-19 deaths in S’pore; 3,190... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 13, 2021
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 13, 2021

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Oct 13.   Stricter rules for those unvaccinated against Covid-19 take effect in S’pore Unvaccinated people seeking medical, childcare services at malls must show proof of appointment or letter from school to enter. READ MORE HERE More in S’pore getting Covid-19 vaccine jabs since... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 12
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 12

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Tuesday, Oct 12. S’pore healthcare workers feel the strain of manpower crunch amid rise in Covid-19 cases Pressure builds amid manpower crunch as they face more patients and working overtime. READ MORE HERE 10 seniors die from Covid-19; new cases fall to 2,263 with fewer... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 11
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 11

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, Oct 11. Seniors in S’pore find it hard to stay home in order to stay safe amid Covid-19 ST speaks to seniors on why they are out and about despite being advised to stay home. READ MORE HERE Students, staff on quarantine order can... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 10
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 10

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Oct 10. Singaporeans flock to SIA service centre at Ion after news of easing of Covid-19 travel curbs The SIA website was hit by technical difficulties following a surge of traffic following the announcement. READ MORE HERE askST: What do I need to travel to... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 9
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 9

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Oct 9. Rate of increase in Covid-19 infections in S’pore has slowed: MOH Although the doubling time has slowed, the large daily numbers continue to place a significant strain on the healthcare system. READ MORE HERE 6 more Covid-19 deaths in Singapore, bringing toll... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 8
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 8

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, Oct 8. Singapore, US working on vaccinated travel lane: Gan Kim Yong This follows successful VTL pilots with Germany and Brunei, said Mr Gan. READ MORE HERE Singapore reports 3 new Covid-19 deaths, 3,483 new infections All three had underlying medical conditions and one of... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 7
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 7

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, Oct 7. S’pore will stay the course in its reopening when new Covid-19 case numbers stabilise: Experts While the virus reproduction rate has slowed, the pace of reopening depends on the hospital load. READ MORE HERE 102-year-old woman among 3 new Covid-19 deaths; 3,577... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 6
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 6

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Oct 6. Private clinics in S’pore seeing demand for Sinovac and Sinopharm as Covid-19 vaccine boosters Experts said it is best to follow MOH’s guidelines on eligibility for the booster dose and the type of vaccine to use. READ MORE HERE 3,486 new Covid-19 cases... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 5
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 5

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Tuesday, Oct 5. Singapore passes law to counter foreign interference after 10-hour Parliament debate Bill was passed with 75 MPs saying “yes”, 11 from the WP and PSP objecting, and two NMPs abstaining.    READ MORE HERE Pritam calls for more checks in law on foreign interference... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 4
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 4

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, Oct 4. At home with Covid-19: My 10 days of recovering from the virus People on home recovery in Singapore share their experiences and tips on how to cope.   READ MORE HERE 6 seniors die from Covid-19 complications, 2,057 new cases in Singapore The... » read more