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Channel address: @thestraitstimes
Categories: Politics , News
Language: English
Subscribers: 191,795 (Update date: 2022-05-18)
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2022-05-18 09:41:01
Resorts World Cruises, a new cruise brand owned by Malaysian tycoon Lim Kok Thay, will debut in Singapore on June 15 with the cruise ship Genting Dream. https://str.sg/wB2c
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2022-05-18 08:01:33
14-year-old Cheng Ping Peng ran from door to door to warn his neighbours to get out when he and his parents realised the unit below was on fire. https://str.sg/wBX9
51.6K views05:01
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2022-05-18 07:09:33
Netflix is laying off some 150 people across the company following their surprise announcement last month that it lost subscribers for the first time in a decade. https://str.sg/wBBX
57.7K views04:09
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2022-05-18 03:29:01 ⛅️ News for your morning!

Singapore
Indonesian preacher denied entry into Singapore due to his extremist and segregationist teachings: MHA
READ: https://str.sg/wBXj

'I didn't want anyone to be injured': Boy, 14, alerts neighbours in Bedok North fire
READ: https://str.sg/wBX9

(For subscribers) 17-year-old is Singapore’s fastest in mental multiplication
READ: https://str.sg/wBXC

Asia
Flight data shows China Eastern jet deliberately crashed: Report
READ: https://str.sg/wBXy

Business
(For subscribers) Phuket resort can claim insurance payouts for Covid-19 lockdown losses: High Court
READ: https://str.sg/wBXF

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59.9K views00:29
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2022-05-17 15:27:19
🇮🇩 Indonesia will remove testing requirements for fully vaccinated overseas travellers and make wearing masks outdoors optional. https://str.sg/wBhs
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2022-05-17 14:30:25
🥵 The rest of May is expected to be warmer and drier than the first half of the month, with the mercury forecast to hit a high of 36°C on some days. https://str.sg/wBhQ
69.9K views11:30
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2022-05-17 13:45:10
Singapore detected its first local cases of the Omicron sub variants BA.4 and BA.5 over the weekend. But experts say there is no cause for undue alarm.

Here’s what you need to know about these new Covid-19 variants: https://str.sg/wBh3
69.4K views10:45
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2022-05-17 12:33:54
(For subscribers) Is your company calling you back to the office? 🤔 Here are 7 tips to help ease the transition: https://str.sg/wBnj
66.1K views09:33
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2022-05-17 06:40:35
Singaporeans can soon travel for leisure to Japan. All you need is to be triple vaxxed, have medical insurance and be on a package tour. https://str.sg/wBni
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2022-05-17 05:40:01
A former Ngee Ann Poly lecturer has been charged with making racist remarks and insensitive comments on religion. https://str.sg/wBev
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2022-05-17 04:50:45
Work on Changi Airport T5 will restart in about 2 to 3 years and will be ready to operate around the mid 2030s. https://str.sg/wBeV
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2022-05-17 03:30:59 ⛅️ News for your morning!

Singapore
Nearly 1 in 3 workers plans to change employers in first half of 2022: Survey
READ: https://str.sg/wBeQ

(For subscribers) Car loan interest rates rise to average of 2.28%
READ: https://str.sg/wBeM

Asia
North Korea reports 6 more deaths from 'fever' amid Covid-19 outbreak
READ: https://str.sg/wBeP

World
How often can you be infected with Covid-19?
READ: https://str.sg/wBed

Sport
SEA Games: Joseph Schooling wins 5th straight gold in 100m butterfly
READ: https://str.sg/wBeW

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2022-05-16 18:49:09
A 61-year-old man will be charged on Tuesday over multiple incidents where he allegedly made racist remarks and insensitive comments about religion.

The Straits Times understands that the man is former Ngee Ann Polytechnic senior lecturer Tan Boon Lee, who was sacked for serious misconduct after a video last year showed him making racist remarks to an interracial couple in Orchard Road. https://str.sg/wBWX
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2022-05-16 16:16:38
The Burger and Lobster outlet at Jewel Changi Airport has been suspended from Monday till further notice, after 17 people experienced gastroenteritis after consuming food prepared by the restaurant. https://str.sg/wBWm
66.5K views13:16
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2022-05-16 12:01:48
Heading out for dinner? Read this before scanning the QR code at the restaurant.

You could be putting yourself at risk, even by just scanning the QR code to view the menu, say experts. https://str.sg/wBP6
70.5K views09:01
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2022-05-16 09:40:01
The mother of a toddler who died in a Bedok North fire last Friday is still in the ICU, but her condition has stabilised. https://str.sg/wBPa
71.0K views06:40
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2022-05-16 09:30:49
More seniors sought help through helplines last year over issues like pandemic fatigue and uncertainty: https://str.sg/wBP2
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2022-05-16 07:15:05
Singapore saw a surge in dengue cases, with over 8,000 cases recorded since January: https://str.sg/wBP5

While dengue fever is not the 'next Covid-19', experts say it must still be taken seriously: https://str.sg/wBPq
69.1K views04:15
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2022-05-16 06:30:51
The Health Ministry has warned against the risks of consumer genetic tests.

Test results may not be backed by strong scientific evidence, or companies may sell genetic data to third-party organisations, said MOH. https://str.sg/wBdb
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2022-05-16 05:31:02
(For subscribers) If you are looking to buy a new car, be prepared to wait 6 to 8 months.

Carmakers are reeling from supply chain disruptions brought about by the prolonged war in Ukraine. https://str.sg/wBdj
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2022-05-15 17:34:17
MOH has detected 2 community Covid-19 cases infected with the BA.4 variant, and 1 BA.5 case. These are the first such reported local patients.

The Omicron viruses were recently classified as variants of concern by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. https://str.sg/wBMb
56.1K views14:34
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2022-05-15 15:03:37
Ms Wee Jie Xin’s chosen chariot for her wedding day was a ComfortDelGro taxi. The chauffeur was none other than her cabby father Wee Phoy Thong. Her decision was rare as many usually choose to splash out on luxury cars.

More on a sweet father-daughter ritual involving the taxi from her childhood: https://str.sg/wBMe
16.7K views12:03
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2022-05-15 07:30:59
The woman who died in the Bedok North flat fire on Friday was Ms Aileen Chan, a 56-year-old film producer and actress who had fought cancer. https://str.sg/wBge
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2022-05-15 06:15:09
Durian prices are expected to double this year amid a drop in production, says Malaysia's Deputy Agriculture and Food Industry Minister.

How much some premium varieties will cost: https://str.sg/wBgN
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2022-05-15 04:25:51
Singapore’s Young Lions are out of the SEA Games after Thailand’s win over Cambodia last night.

It is the team’s 4th consecutive Games group-stage exit. https://str.sg/wBg3
28.7K views01:25
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