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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on April 24

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, April 24.

Singapore’s Cabinet reshuffle: Field remains open for 4G leadership, say observers

It is not where the 4G ministers are moved that is important, but who was moved, said one observer.

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PM Lee held off on major Cabinet changes last year as S’pore was in the thick of Covid-19

There were extensive consultations within the Cabinet before the line-up was decided, added PM Lee.

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Singapore’s Cabinet reshuffle: Major changes but it’s not time to read the tea leaves

The one reality is that the latest appointments do not spell out the identity of PM Lee’s successor.

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Interactive: Who’s helming S’pore’s 15 ministries after PM Lee’s Cabinet reshuffle?

The reshuffle will see seven of the 15 ministries helmed by new ministers.

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Maid who stabbed S’pore employer more than 90 times gets life imprisonment for murder

The victim sustained 94 knife wounds, most of which were on her head and neck.

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How Covid-19 has changed life in foreign workers’ dorms in S’pore

ST looks at how dorm living has been transformed a year after a surge in Covid-19 cases among foreign workers.

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PM Lee to attend Asean Leaders’ Meeting in Jakarta on Saturday

Leaders will discuss the situation in Myanmar when they meet in person for first time since pandemic began.

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Tension over Taiwan set to remain high but military action unlikely

While there may be some anxiety, many Taiwanese people are more focused on livelihood issues.

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Two of three new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19 in S’pore had both vaccine jabs

There were also 36 imported cases on Friday. 

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McDonald’s outlet in Ridout Tea Garden to shut in December after 32 years in operation

The outlet is among the oldest operational McDonald’s outlets here.

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