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Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 29

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Wednesday, Sept 29.

Four contractors take over 5 BTO projects after Greatearth went bust; projects to face further delays

Buyers of the affected projects can now expect to get their keys between the first quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of 2023.

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Nursing homes to test all residents, maintain separate zones to prevent spread of Covid-19

Residents and staff are assigned to a zone and must stay within that area, with no intermingling across zones.

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Fumio Kishida set to be Japan’s next PM after winning ruling party LDP election

He edged out administrative reform and vaccination minister Taro Kono over two rounds in Wednesday’s election.

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askST: How will my child be affected by Covid-19 rules for PSLE?

Confused by the Covid-19 rules for candidates taking the PSLE? Here are answers to some commonly asked questions.

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Couple cheated MHA over 3 years by submitting fake quotations for building works

The couple netted themselves $165,000 worth of jobs from MHA departments from 2012 to 2014.

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3 weeks’ jail for man who forged Covid-19 vaccination certificate to dine in restaurant

Using an app, Zhang Shaopeng edited a copy of his colleague’s certificate and replaced the name with his own.

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Changes to public sector construction tenders from Nov 1 to factor in pandemic risks

Covid-19-related liabilities and expenses have led to some construction firms in Singapore going under.

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The Big Story: With imported Covid-19 cases still low, is it time for S’pore to ease border restrictions?

Infectious diseases expert Dale Fisher says Singapore’s current border restrictions “make no sense”. He explains why.

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Unpaid by Evergrande, supplier sells Porsche and home to save business

Mr Guo Hui, whose cleaning business is owed $4.2m by Evergrande, says his company is on the brink of bankruptcy.

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No Time To Die director on secret of James Bond’s enduring appeal

The film also marks Daniel Craig’s fifth and final outing as the secret agent.

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