Stories you might've missed, Sept 23

Auntie on PMA gets stuck at carpark gantry Singapore — An auntie on a Personal Mobility Aid (PMA) device was spotted unable to exit a carpark as she was stuc

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Auntie on PMA gets stuck at carpark gantry Singapore — An auntie on a Personal Mobility Aid (PMA) device was spotted unable to exit a carpark as she was stuck behind the gantry barrier. “Auntie, you don’t have cashcard, then how now?”

Auntie on PMA gets stuck at carpark gantry Singapore — An auntie on a Personal Mobility Aid (PMA) device was spotted unable to exit a carpark as she was stuc

Auntie on PMA gets stuck at carpark gantrySingapore — An auntie on a Personal Mobility Aid (PMA) device was spotted unable to exit a carpark as she was stuck behind the gantry barrier.“Auntie, you don’t have cashcard, then how now?” wrote Instagram page

on Tuesday (Sept 21). The page shared a video caught on the dashboard camera of a vehicle waiting to exit a car park.At the beginning of the video, a woman was seen waiting behind the gantry barrier.Lee Hsien Yang: Why the rush to enact new laws, give MPs more time to read & prepare before parliamentary sittings

- Advertisement -Singapore ― Sharing the Facebook post of activist Kirsten Han, Lee Hsien Yang asked why there was a rush to pass a law regarding the Foreign Interference (Countermeasures).In her post on Tuesday (Sept 21), Ms Han wrote that the Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill was only introduced for its first reading in parliament last week. She added that the next parliamentary sitting has been scheduled for Oct 4. headtopics.com

“If the second reading of the Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill is scheduled for this upcoming sitting, it means that this massive 249-page bill could be pushed through and passed into law then, even though it was only introduced for first reading last week”, she wrote.

Sharing her post, the younger brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote: “Why the rush to enact this new law? How do we expect the MPs to be able to review, understand the implications and debate this properly?”- Advertisement -Elderly woman resorts to staying at Toa Payoh waste collection point after positive Covid-19 result as she has no home

Photo: Screengrab/Google mapsA 60-year-old homeless woman resorted to sitting next to a rubbish collection point in order to isolate herself after testing positive for Covid-19.The woman reportedly tested positive in a rapid antigen test (ART) and was awaiting her polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result. According to an online report, the woman appeared to be unwell on Monday morning (Sept 20).

Read more here.Will Singapore get a vaccine mandate? Experts weigh inSingapore — Amid the highest numbers of new Covid infections since April last year, along with more deaths as well, some infectious disease specialists say they favour a vaccine mandate, especially for older people. headtopics.com

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'End of stabilisation phase': Up to 5 fully vaccinated people allowed for social gatherings, dining in from Nov 22

SINGAPORE — From Monday (Nov 22), fully vaccinated people can dine together in groups of up to five, even if they are not from the same household.

Taiwan applies to join Pacific trade deal days after ChinaTAIPEI — Taiwan has applied to join a major trans-Pacific trade deal, officials confirmed on Thursday (Sept 23), days after China said it also wanted to become a member of the agreement. You got it wrong. China applied to join after Taiwan. Taiwan has been negotiating for membership with individual countries before China. China wants in to thwart Taiwan’s efforts, just like the WHO - Taiwan official sources.

Missing US woman Gabby Petito confirmed dead in homicide: FBIWASHINGTON — The FBI on Tuesday (Sept 22) confirmed a body found in Wyoming is missing woman Ms Gabrielle

Florida sheriffs bring dive teams to search waters of Carlton Reserve for Brian LaundrieFlorida police said on Wednesday that the 'search continues' for Laundrie, who was reported missing by his family on Sept. 17.

COVID: Visitors barred from Singapore hospital wards from 24 Sep-23 OctFrom Friday (24 September) until 23 October, visitors will be barred from visiting patients in hospital wards in a bid to maintain Singapore's healthcare capacity amid rising COVID-19 cases in the community.

COE prices close mixed at the end of Sept 22 bidding exercise

Record high of 1,457 new COVID cases reported in Singapore; 3 more deathsThe MOH on 22 Sept confirmed a record-high of 1,457 new COVID cases in Singapore – taking the country's total case count to 81,356 – and three more deaths due to the disease. Anytime exceeded 3K , undoubtedly! Any idea What kind of variants do they have? Alpha, Delta, Lamada or Mu