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UK expects 100,000 cases a day but no new measures for now

Britain’s government has rejected calls to trigger “Plan B” measures to limit spiralling Covid-19 infection rates, even as it warned that cases could reach as many 100,000 a day over the winter months.

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Russia worried amid detection of Delta Plus

It is believed to be more contagious than Delta, may push rate of new cases up

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Ronaldo a cautionary tale for Salah

United star’s recent club career suggests that Egyptian could be best served staying at Liverpool

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Prive Group CEO punched teen, made lewd comments

He pleads guilty to assault, harassment in court for unprovoked attack in lift that left boy, 13, traumatised

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Man's guilty plea for harassing bus driver set aside after charge disputed

A man who had earlier pleaded guilty in a district court to a harassment charge after he livestreamed a confrontation with an SBS bus driver has had his plea set aside.

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Eateries frustrated by dining-in limit, seek more communication

Restaurateurs have greeted the extension of Covid-19 rules restricting dining-in to two people until Nov 21 with frustration and resignation.

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Courier's error in delivering drug package lands volleyball coach in jail

A volleyball coach who used courier firm Lalamove to deliver a package containing methamphetamine to a drug abuser was caught after the deliveryman sent it to another flat by mistake.

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Businesses in ‘deep despair and disrepair'

Latest extension of curbs could lead to more closures, job losses in retail sector

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

Biennial World Cup must be ‘beneficial to all'

Fifa chief Infantino aims to seek consensus over controversial plans

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

10 ART kits to be delivered to each household from today

From today, around 1,000 postmen will deliver 10 antigen rapid test (ART) kits to households islandwide.

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The New Paper
October 22, 2021

China's Outbreak Grows As Cities Race To Trace Infections

New Covid-19 cases reported mostly in northern and north-western areas

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

About 250 Passengers Arrive On Two Flights Under Expanded VTL Scheme

About 250 passengers arrived in Singapore yesterday morning on the first two flights under the expanded quarantine-free travel scheme for travellers vaccinated against Covid-19.

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

Fines For Cyclists Who Flout Traffic Rules Doubled To $150

Transport Ministry accepts recommendations made by panel, including not requiring licences for cyclists

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

Homes Reduce Energy Use Amid Price Hikes

Work- or study-from-home arrangements make conserving electricity difficult

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

Primary Pupils To Take ART Every Two Weeks

Regular testing will help inculcate social responsibility among kids

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

S'pore Extends Covid-19 Restrictions Till Nov 21

Move is to protect healthcare system from being overwhelmed; review at two-week mark

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

Smooth Entry At Malls, With Vaccination Status Checks

Entry at shopping malls was smooth yesterday, the first day that rules barring unvaccinated individuals from entering came into effect, following a one-week grace period.

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

US Doctors Successfully Test Pig Kidney Transplant Into Human Patient

For the first time, a pig kidney has been transplanted into a human without triggering immediate rejection by the recipient’s immune system, a potentially major advance that could eventually help alleviate a dire shortage of human organs for transplant.

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

Primary pupils to take ART every two weeks

Regular testing will help inculcate social responsibility among kids

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

Dream to watch, nightmare for Klopp

No one entertains like the Reds, but they must settle defence

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The New Paper
October 21, 2021

Has Ole Taken Red Devils As Far As He Can?

EPL’s caretaker bosses-turned managers have rarely worked out

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

Christmas Light-Up Beams Message Of Hope, Resilience

Fairy lights, floral decorations, giant video projection set festive mood for Orchard Road

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

ICA Foils Five Attempts To Illegally Import 23,100 Ivermectin Tablets

Five attempts to illegally import an anti-parasitic drug that has been falsely claimed to offer protection against Covid-19 were foiled at Singapore’s borders in the past month.

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

Identity Mix-Up In Covid-19 Case Leaves Senior In Tears

Clinic apologises for mistakenly telling 70-year-old woman she has virus after confusion of identical names

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

WHO aims to secure antiviral drugs cheaply

Move is to ensure poorer countries get fair access to treatments and vaccines

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

Silver: I hope Irving gets vaccinated

NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes Kyrie Irving will eventually get vaccinated and said he respects New York City’s Covid-19 regulations that have put the Brooklyn Nets guard’s season in doubt.

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

N. Korea tests submarine-launched missile; no immediate threat, says US

North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) off its east coast yesterday, the South Korean military said, pulling Japan’s new prime minister off the campaign trail and overshadowing the opening of a major arms fair in Seoul.

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

Misinformation on Covid-19 still an issue

Experts advise social media users to be responsible, trust only reliable sources

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

Security firm fined $34,000 for making staff work 20-hour days

A security company did not protect the welfare of its staff, making four of its officers work more than 12 hours a day. Yesterday, the company, Peregrine Security, was fined $34,000.

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

Load management not for me: LeBron

Lakers star, 36, says ‘I also feel worse when I play low minutes’

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The New Paper
October 20, 2021

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