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Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on June 14

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Monday, June 14. 

P1 to 3 pupils to do one-week HBL when school reopens as MOE gradually allows students back to school

Only Primary 4 to 6 pupils, Secondary 3 to 5 students and all JC and Millenia Institute students will return to school on June 28.

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18 community Covid-19 cases in S’pore among 25 new infections

This is the highest daily number of locally transmitted infections reported in Singapore since June 3.

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Easing of Covid-19 measures: Larger groups seen at parks; beauty services in high demand

With two weeks left in June holidays, many of those who visited parks had young children with them.

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E-scooter and e-bike riders must pass theory test by end of this year: LTA

They have to pass online test to continue using power-assisted bicycles, e-scooters in public spaces.

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Man, 60, charged with attempted murder of another in Choa Chu Kang

He allegedly attacked a 52-year-old man with a knife last Saturday.

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3 S’pore medical bodies say risk to heart from Covid-19 mRNA vaccines very small, public should get jabs

The risk posed by Covid-19 to health is much greater than the risk of the jabs, say the experts.

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Jewel Changi Airport reopens to public; over 2,500 workers have tested negative for Covid-19

Close to 90 per cent of eligible staff have also taken at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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Singapore firms fined $75,000 for personal data lapses affecting over 600,000 people

The data included names and contact numbers, and, in some cases, financial information.

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Yio Chu Kang is 3rd town to feature dementia-friendly murals

It is estimated that one in 10 seniors in Singapore aged 60 and above – or around 86,000 people – has dementia.

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30 years after Mount Pinatubo eruption, scientists look at how S’pore can be better prepared

Scientists are now looking into this historical event for insights into dealing with future disasters.

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