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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 17

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, Dec 17, 2021.

S’pore setting up paediatric vaccination centres; one can jab 1,000 children a day


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The centres are being set up as Singapore prepares to roll out its vaccination programme to children aged five to 11 later this month.

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Changi Airport worker tests preliminarily positive for Omicron; 24 confirmed cases to date


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The man is a loading assistant at Changi Airport Terminal 3 and had no contact with flight passengers.

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Medical insurance coverage of up to $100k being considered for migrant workers


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MOM is considering raising the annual claims limit from $15,000 to $60,000 or $100,000, according to documents seen by ST.

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Singapore public hospitals raised A&E fees this year


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Institutions say fee adjustments are made periodically to take into account operating costs and inflation.

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Tough new cooling measures will likely dampen inflow of foreign money into private housing market


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The measures also appear to be targeted at ensuring housing affordability for first-time home buyers, says senior business correspondent Grace Leong.

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When business rivals get together to help hawkers go digital


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Inside the Alliance for Action – Online Ordering for Hawkers, business competitors, hawker groups and government agencies try to find common solutions.

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Businesswoman ignores daughter’s warning, loses over $500,000 in scam by man in China


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She transferred money several times between January and May to the man who is now uncontactable.

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Badminton: S’pore’s Loh Kean Yew one win from world champs medal


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He has matched Ronald Susilo’s previous best run of a q-final berth at the world tourney. 

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Singapore out of world swimming c’ships after 4 swimmers test positive for Covid-19


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3 are asymptomatic, and 1 has a cough, fever, loss of smell and taste but does not require medical attention.

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Reel to real: Top fashion influences from shows


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From Squid Game and the Olympic Games to Bridgerton and Halston, what we watched influenced what we wore this year.

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