Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 18
Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Thursday, Sept 18.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Saliva testing for Covid-19 being assessed for wider useThe MOH said its preliminary findings showed saliva testing may be"slightly more comfortable for some individuals".READ MORE HERESingapore added to England's 'quarantine-free' list: Can I travel there? Do I need to be tested for Covid-19? Here is all you need to know about travelling to England, with quarantine measures lifted for those arriving from Singapore.
READ MORE HERE10 years' jail for man who killed wife he believed was cheating on himKrishnan Raju had his original murder charge reduced after he was diagnosed by an IMH psychiatrist with a delusional disorder, also known as morbid jealousy.READ MORE HERE
Fatal, highly contagious disease affecting only rabbits detected in Singapore Surviving rabbits can continue shedding the virus for at least a month after they recover.READ MORE HERE11 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, lowest daily figure in 6 months
Friday's cases included one community patient who is a Singaporean.READ MORE HEREMan fined $2,400 for posting lewd photos on Instagram and possessing obscene filmsLim Wei Ming had sexually stimulated himself over a pair of shorts in Choa Chu Kang before taking photos of it.
READ MORE HEREPolice investigating New Naratif for allegedly publishing illegal paid election ads on FacebookThe Assistant Returning Officer had issued notices to Facebook during the GE2020 campaign period to remove five unauthorised paid advertisements published on its platform by New Naratif.
READ MORE HEREInsurance industry extending premium deferment relief measures for policyholdersPolicyholders can apply to their respective life insurers for a premium deferment of up to six months.READ MORE HEREChildren in Singapore more anxious about exams than Covid-19: Survey
Seven in 10 children feel negatively about upcoming school exams -"angry","worried" or"sad" - with more than three in five feeling"worried".READ MORE HERECitigroup to hire 6,000 young people in Asia as unemployment soars amid Covid-19 pandemic
The jobs will be offered across different businesses in the region including banking, capital markets and advisory, and consumer banking. Read more: The Straits Times »
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COVID-19: Singapore confirms 18 new cases, one in the communityThe Ministry of Health confirmed 18 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Thursday (17 September) noon, bringing the country’s total to 57,532.
Singapore's daily COVID-19 cases fall to six-month low with 18 new infectionsSINGAPORE: The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Singapore fell to a six-month low on Thursday (Sep 17), with 18 new COVID-19 infections as of noon.
18 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including 2 imported cases and 1 in the communitySINGAPORE — Singapore has confirmed 18 new cases of Covid-19, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press release on Thursday (Sept 17).
18 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, lowest daily figure in 6 monthsSINGAPORE - There were 18 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Thursday noon (Sept 17), taking Singapore's total to 57,532.. Read more at straitstimes.com.