Sunday, 20 Sep 2020

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on June 14

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, June 14.

8 in 10 Singaporeans willing to pay more for essential services

More than 70 per cent said they respect essential workers more now when asked to what extent Covid-19 has affected their views.

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73-year-old S’porean man from Safra Jurong cluster dies of Covid-19 complications; 15-year-old student among new cases

The man, who was Case 161, had a history of hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and chronic kidney disease. 

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Home truly, for NDP this year

Will the NDP’s Covid-induced return to its roots be the new way forward? Insight takes a march through parades of the past and how they offer a rallying point in difficult times.

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Coronavirus: After 35 days in ICU and losing 12kg, Indonesian retiree eager to go home

While on a trip to Singapore in late March, Susanto Notowibowo came down with the coronavirus and spent over a month on life support here.

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Coronavirus: Some facing ‘virus limbo’ as overseas study plans change

Some are unsure of what the future holds.

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Coronavirus: Injuries related to hobbies, chores and exercise are up

“Most of my patients sustained these injuries as a result of (being) ‘weekend warriors’,” said one doctor referring to people who started working out more during the circuit breaker.

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George Floyd protests: Is America at a turning point?

There is every indication that the current crisis is different, and in several aspects.

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What I have learnt since Covid-19 happened

My five-year-old has been flipping through a book titled My First Question And Answer Book. But there is one more question she has been asking, to which there are no easy answers.

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Supplying the Great Singapore Bake Off

How baking ingredients supplier Phoon Huat and flour miller Prima answered demands from home bakers is a hard-won victory in the Covid-19 chronicles.

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5 Father’s Day treats you can order in advance

It is not a good idea to leave this to the last minute.

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