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Here are our top stories published today.

Here are our top stories published today.

This means he cannot be charged again with the same offence. District Judge John Ng granted the discharge on Monday to Sreekamal Asante Parambil Kalesan. The Independent SingaporeOng Ye Kung: High vaccination rate, rising natural immunity, may shield Singapore from COVID surges

Singapore — First, a good word from the Health Minister Ong Ye Kung: 

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VTL scheme extended to 6 more countries, including Thailand and Maldives, from DecemberSINGAPORE — Singapore will start quarantine-free travel lanes with six more countries, including Thailand and Maldives, next month, Transport Minister S Iswaran announced on Friday (Nov 26). AT A GLANCE: Singapore will extend the VTL scheme to Thailand, Maldives, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Fiji. Travellers from Thailand may enter Singapore through this arrangement from Dec 14, while those from the other 5 countries can do so from Dec 16.

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African lion at Singapore Zoo recovers from Covid-19; exhibit to reopen on Nov 27SINGAPORE — The African lion at the Singapore Zoo that tested positive for Covid-19 has made a full recovery and the exhibit will reopen on Saturday (Nov 27).

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Man acquitted of molesting teenage girl while she was undergoing hypnotherapy   Singapore — A man accused of molesting a 17-year-old girl during a hypnotherapy session was given a discharge accounting to an acquittal. This means he cannot be charged again with the same offence. District Judge John Ng granted the discharge on Monday to Sreekamal Asante Parambil Kalesan. 100-plus people share 2 toilets at quarantine centre, alarming conditions highlighted - Advertisement 2-   Photo: From TISG reader Singapore — Concerned about the hygiene situation at a Covid-19 quarantine centre in Ang Mo Kio, an individual alerted The Independent Singapore (TISG) that there were only two toilets for the more than 100 people said to be staying there. The person, who did not want to be named, said that a worker at their factory tested positive for Covid-19 after taking a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Ong Ye Kung: High vaccination rate, rising natural immunity, may shield Singapore from COVID surges - Advertisement 3- Photo: FB screebngrab/ ongyekung Singapore — First, a good word from the Health Minister Ong Ye Kung: “One of the highest vaccination rates in the world and growing natural immunity could protect Singapore from a Covid-19 resurgence like that currently engulfing Europe and the US, even if another wave hits as expected,” the minister told the Asia Summit on Global Health on Wednesday in Hong Kong. Read more here.   Fined 15 times for driving offences since 2000, motorist finally gets suspended after knocking down motorcyclist, who suffered fractured hip & broken wrist   Photo: Taken from unsplash.com/Tingey Injury Law Firm/used for illustration purposes only Singapore — “There is no way of running away from this. You have a very poor driving record,” the judge told motorist Wu Heng Swee on his latest driving offence. You can say that again! Since 2000, Wu has committed some 15 driving-related offences, said Deputy Public Prosecutor Yee Jia Rong, who listed them in court. Follow us on Social Media Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg - Advertisement -