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Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Feb 2

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Tuesday, Feb 2.

One-time check-in at public venues when entry via TraceTogether kicks in

More than 80 per cent of the population have downloaded the TraceTogether app or collected the token.

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Bill to restrict use of TraceTogether to serious crimes seeks to assure public their data will be safeguarded: Vivian

He said the Government acknowledged its error in not stating that data from TraceTogether is not exempt from the Criminal Procedure Code.

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Malaysia to extend MCO by 2 weeks to Feb 18

The movement curbs, dubbed MCO 2.0, were earlier supposed to end after Feb 4.

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Covid-19 front-liners collectively named ST Singaporean of the Year

The recognition goes to all the workers and volunteers in healthcare, security and other areas who stepped forward last year.

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Myanmar’s NLD party urges release of Aung San Suu Kyi, others ‘as soon as possible’

There were few signs of extra security on the streets of Yangon. 

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Man accused of killing 4-year-old stepdaughter after she urinated outside toilet bowl

The High Court heard that the girl came into his care in February 2017.

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S’pore recorded 367 stay-home notice, 130 quarantine order violations as at Jan 25

In one case, a Singaporean was jailed for 6 weeks for visiting a hawker centre after he returned from Myanmar.

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Fewer commuters satisfied with S’pore’s public transport last year: Survey

The 4,110 respondents were asked to rate MRT trains and buses in eight categories on a scale of one to 10.

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A digital Year of the Ox: How tech will transform your CNY

Usher in the new year with these high-tech must-haves.

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19 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, all imported

The total number of cases in Singapore is now 59,584.

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