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

11/1/2022 3:16:00 AM

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

There were 750 new cases recorded, said MOH, down from 845 on Sunday.Impact of Covid-19 on delay of expansion plans of MBS, RWS still unclear: Alvin TanThe evolving pandemic has hit construction timelines but IRs remain committed to $9 billion expansion plans.

READ MORE HEREMore healthcare workers in public institutions getting abused or harassedIt could be due to the increase in patients coupled with rising expectations for high-quality care and service.Indonesia sees Omicron cases triple in a week; govt urges people to hold off on overseas trips

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Covid-19 infection growth rate edges up; 389 new Omicron cases There were 750 new cases recorded, said MOH, down from 845 on Sunday.Restaurants see brisk business, steady bookings ahead of Chinese New Year They say deliveries and takeaways will once again be a big part of the celebrations this year.Associations seek to extend Jan 31 deadline for taxi, private-hire drivers to be fully vaccinated From Feb 1, only fully vaccinated taxi and private-hire drivers will be allowed to ferry passengers.Abandoned trolley issue costs supermarkets S$150k; netizens suggest to install an alarm or barcode Photo: FB screengrab/Christine Lee-Tan, Darren Ang Singapore – Cases of abandoned or unreturned supermarket trolleys in Singapore continue to be an issue, with reports noting that it is a problem costing supermarkets about S$150,000 a year.

Impact of Covid-19 on delay of expansion plans of MBS, RWS still unclear: Alvin Tan The evolving pandemic has hit construction timelines but IRs remain committed to $9 billion expansion plans. READ MORE HERE More healthcare workers in public institutions getting abused or harassed It could be due to the increase in patients coupled with rising expectations for high-quality care and service.4km record at Pocari Sweat Run The performance earnt him $700 cash and 700 bottles of Pocari Sweat, as well as other prizes, including massages and 700 packets of chicken rice. Indonesia sees Omicron cases triple in a week; govt urges people to hold off on overseas trips The country has frequently seen a surge in infections after holiday breaks. More people couldn't fully repay CPF after selling property in 2020 This is because the vast majority sold their property at market value, the CPF Board said. READ MORE HERE Power play in Kazakhstan Domestic political rivalry and regional contests for influence are part of the interplay of factors determining the country’s future. 8 S'pore female celebs who are pushing 50 and proud to flaunt it In their mid-40s, stars like actress Cynthia Koh and ex-model Huda Ali show off their bodies confidently. READ MORE HERE Explainer: Are we ready for metaverse, or is it just a gimmick? While much of the tech appears impressive, it is clear that metaverse peripherals are still at a nascent stage..

Two winners for Toto draw, each gets $5. Interactive: Into the eye of the Vortex As part of annual maintenance works, Jewel’s HSBC Rain Vortex undergoes spring cleaning.36m The Toto top prize had snowballed after there were no winners in last Friday's draw. .