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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 12

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Dec 12, 2021.

97% of S’pore workforce fully vaccinated; experts call for calibrated return to office

The Omicron coronavirus variant and the well-being of employees must be taken into account, said experts.

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WP leaders did not react to Raeesah Khan’s confession, did not ask her to lie: Faisal Manap

He said they were overwhelmed after hearing about her sexual assault, and their concern was for her well-being.

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Top leaders knew of Raeesah Khan’s lies but chose not to disclose to others in party: WP vice-chairman

He disputed Ms Khan’s account that WP leaders had “agreed the best thing to do” is to take the lie “to the grave”.

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Parents welcome Covid-19 vaccination exercise for kids aged 5 to 11, but possible side effects a concern

Vaccination for this group will begin once new batches of the Pfizer vaccine are received.

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S’pore reports 559 new Covid-19 infections and 6 deaths; ICU utilisation rate falls to 48.6%

It is the ninth day in a row that the number of new coronavirus cases have fallen below 1,000.

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Life In Food With Violet Oon: How to cook chilli crab

The food doyenne shares her recipe for the spicy national dish.

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3 things I learnt from a ‘wasted’ two years

There’s more to these years than the wallow sofa – while the pandemic taketh away, it also giveth, says mobile editor Jeremy Au Yong.

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What retirement? More seniors in Singapore opting to work past 60

More seniors here continue to be employed, buoyed by efforts to raise their employability. 

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How can excluding singles from buying PLH flats be inclusive?

Singles too have investment, retirement needs. How can they get a bigger bite of the public housing pie, asks senior business correspondent Grace Leong.

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Me, my shelves and I: Beautiful home libraries in Singapore

Check out these five bibliophiles’ havens, from shelf-lined feature walls to special environments for rare books.

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