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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 15

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021.

Singapore should be more resilient with each Covid-19 wave: Ong Ye Kung

This means trying to open up gradually instead of resorting to past strict curbs.

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Boosters needed for extension of full vaccination status as Covid-19 variants emerge

There will also be a shorter 180-day exemption from safe management measures for those who had recovered from Covid-19.

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No plans for now to introduce vaccination-differentiated measures for kids aged 12 and below: MOH

The focus now is to ensure they are well protected by vaccination.

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Sylvia Lim says she did not discuss Raeesah’s lie with WP leaders as she left it to Pritam: Report

She believed Mr Singh knew Ms Khan best and was guiding her.

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WP leaders’ prior knowledge of Raeesah’s lie material only if they had told her to take lie to the grave: Jamus Lim

If she had been told to subsequently tell the truth, then her prior confessions would not have been relevant facts for the CEC, he said.

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Future jobs pose challenges to workers and companies

SkillsFuture’s report offers many pathways, but getting future-ready will not be easy, says associate editor Vikram Khanna.

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Resale condo prices up for 16th straight month in November, longest consecutive rise since 2013

Compared with November last year, prices are up by 9.3 per cent, data showed.

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Worried about crypto scams? Look out for the red flags

Scammers target the unwary, so keep an eye out for warning signs and do not give in to greed.

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Suzuki Cup: S’pore get unconvincing 2-0 win over Timor-Leste, through to semi-finals

Thailand beat the Philippines 2-1 in the earlier match.

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Why are S’poreans waking up exhausted even after 7 hours of sleep?

Physical and mental rest is essential, but people also need psychological rest and a break from stressors to be rejuvenated.

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