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In this issue

November 30, 2022

Parliament repeals 377A, decriminalising gay sex

PM Lee calls it a major milestone; laws amended to protect definition of marriage

3 mins

GPs to be trained to better care for patients' well-being

As Singapore's population ages and chronic diseases become more common, general practitioners will get training from 2023 to improve care for patients' social, mental and physical well-being outside the hospital setting.

2 mins

SIA gets 25.1% share in merger of Air India and Vistara

It will invest 360 million as part of deal creating one of India’s largest airlines

SIA gets 25.1% share in merger of Air India and Vistara

2 mins

Busking restrictions eased at 4 locations in Orchard Road

Buskers will be allowed to perform at four sites in Orchard Road, the police said on Tuesday.

Busking restrictions eased at 4 locations in Orchard Road

2 mins

WP abdicating responsibility by not taking stand: Shanmugam

Pritam says party’s stand established via majority through positions taken by MPs

WP abdicating responsibility by not taking stand: Shanmugam

5 mins

Parliament, not referendum, the right forum for defining marriage: Masagos

It is MPs’ duty to consult, discuss and decide on difficult social issues, he says on PSP’s call

Parliament, not referendum, the right forum for defining marriage: Masagos

4 mins

Covid-19 protesters face censorship and surveillance

China has an army of censors both humans and bots policing its Internet, but it also exists within the Great Firewall\", which bars websites like Google, Twitter and even Instagram. The Straits Times website is also inaccessible.

Covid-19 protesters face censorship and surveillance

3 mins

China's health authorities to step up Covid-19 vaccination for seniors

They blame protests on arbitrary local enforcement of pandemic rules

China's health authorities to step up Covid-19 vaccination for seniors

2 mins

Lockdown-weary youth in China get vocal, take to streets

When an undergraduate, who goes by the online handle Carena Fino, found out about the sudden demonstrations in Shanghai last Friday night, she knew she wanted to be a part of it and joined in the next day.

2 mins

Umno chief Zahid defends working with long-time political foe PH

Umno president Zahid Hamidi has defended his decision to cooperate with the party's long-time political enemy, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, saying the move will not sideline Umno's principles of championing the rights of Malays and Islam in Malaysia.

Umno chief Zahid defends working with long-time political foe PH

2 mins

Businesses giving discounts to mark Anwar's appointment

They offer PMIO’ discounts, produce themed merchandise to show support

Businesses giving discounts to mark Anwar's appointment

2 mins

Britain's golden era of ties with China over, says PM Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said that the socalled \"golden era\" of relations with China is over, adding that Beijing's systemic challenge to Britain's interests and values was growing more acute.

2 mins

Yoon says unwise for N. Korea to conduct nuclear test

South Korean leader also urges Beijing to talk Pyongyang out of nuke programme

Yoon says unwise for N. Korea to conduct nuclear test

3 mins

S. Korea orders striking truckers in cement industry to return to work

South Korea ordered about 2,500 striking truckers in the cement industry to return to work on Tuesday, an unprecedented step that invokes tough strike busting laws as construction sites run out of building materials nationwide.

S. Korea orders striking truckers in cement industry to return to work

2 mins

UN panel recommends Great Barrier Reef be listed as ‘in danger’

World heritage site significantly affected by climate change, warming of oceans: Report

UN panel recommends Great Barrier Reef be listed as ‘in danger’

2 mins

Koh Poh Koon rejects insurance body’s proposals for gig workers

Tapping existing private insurance products could result in unfair work injury payouts, higher business costs

Koh Poh Koon rejects insurance body’s proposals for gig workers

3 mins

RSAF officer accused of molesting woman offered bail after IMH remand

A Republic of Singapore Air Force lieutenant-colonel accused of trespassing into a Nanyang Technological University (NTU) dormitory and molesting a woman was offered bail of $15,000 on Tuesday, following his remand at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH).

RSAF officer accused of molesting woman offered bail after IMH remand

1 min

East Coast Park clean-up initiative bags municipal award

Around June 2020, a perfect storm of the monsoon season and a shortage of cleaners due to the Covid-19 pandemic hit East Coast Park, resulting in rubbish covering the shoreline.

East Coast Park clean-up initiative bags municipal award

2 mins

Tight job market keeps pressure on wages in Japan

Japan's labour market showed further signs of tightening in October, a development that will help maintain upward pressure on wages.

Tight job market keeps pressure on wages in Japan

2 mins

Snap employees to be in offices 80% of the time

Snap will require employees to work from its offices 80 per cent of the time, starting from the end of February, the company said on Monday.

1 min

BlockFi files for bankruptcy, becomes latest casualty of FTX crisis

Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, it said on Monday, the latest industry casualty after the firm was hurt by exposure to the spectacular collapse of the FTX exchange earlier this month.

BlockFi files for bankruptcy, becomes latest casualty of FTX crisis

3 mins

One-stop regulatory sandbox platform launched

Green Economy Regulatory Initiative (Geri) to speed up green innovation in S’pore

One-stop regulatory sandbox platform launched

2 mins

China's Gen Z not lying flat any more

The discontent that led many of the nation’s youth to give up on the rat race is now re-emerging in street protests.

China's Gen Z not lying flat any more

3 mins

Privacy at work and the rise of the 'quiet space'

How much noise is too much in the office? As workers have returned to their desks, managing sound levels has become an art - and a science.

Privacy at work and the rise of the 'quiet space'

5 mins

Here's why the night shift is putting your health at risk

Shift work contributes to a globally increased predisposition to several illnesses, including cancer, diabetes and heart diseases.

3 mins

FIREFIGHTER CASEMIRO SPARKS BRAZIL

Defensive midfielder’s late strike douses Swiss fire, puts Selecao through to last 16

FIREFIGHTER CASEMIRO SPARKS BRAZIL

3 mins

AUSSIES OUT TO DANES ALL NIGHT

Socceroos big on confidence to prevail against untypically goal-shy Denmark

AUSSIES OUT TO DANES ALL NIGHT

2 mins

VETERAN STARS DUEL IN BID TO AVOID EARLY EXIT

Coaches focus on teams but Poles have edge over Argentina

VETERAN STARS DUEL IN BID TO AVOID EARLY EXIT

2 mins

Balenciaga seeks $34m in damages from ad makers

Luxury fashion house Balenciaga is seeking at least US$25 million (S$34 million) in damages from the production company behind an advertising campaign that has made the luxury fashion house the target of fierce criticism at the start of the holiday shopping season.

Balenciaga seeks $34m in damages from ad makers

2 mins

Will Smith says he understands if viewers skip his new movie

Actor Will Smith's upcoming movie Emancipation will be released in cinemas later this week, his first major work since his infamous Oscars slap in March which led to a backlash.

1 min

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