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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 19

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Dec 19. 

Taxi drivers to get extra $300 a month in rental relief from Singapore taxi firms

Including the separate payouts that the Government has announced, they will receive a total of almost $5,000 in the first half of next year.

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Over 400 attend biggest live concert since circuit breaker

Everyone in the audience had to have a negative Covid-19 test result before they were allowed into the venue.

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30 and under: Young Singaporeans to watch

The Straits Times celebrates 30 young change-makers from diverse backgrounds who are making a difference in their respective fields.

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30 and under: Young Asians to watch

The Straits Times highlights 30 go-getters in Asia who have a gamut of achievements under their belt.

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Porsche Taycan is The Straits Times Car of the Year 2020

The first electric car from the German marque was voted best in seven out of nine categories. 

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Man charged with murder of S’porean teen Felicia Teo: 4 other missing persons cases

Here are four other unsolved missing persons cases.

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Police investigating youth who trespassed into white rhino enclosure at Singapore Zoo

Videos show the man doing a backflip inside the enclosure before leaping over the barricade.

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Singapore start-ups find solutions to give waste a new lease of life

Road construction material, beer and energy – these are some things that they are looking to produce as they reuse or recycle waste.

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20 words & phrases that defined 2020: Circuit breaker

This was the year that the term circuit breaker took on a new meaning for Singaporeans.

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Giving thanks over 12 days of Christmas

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, there is much to be grateful for this year, and we should do so, says ST editor Warren Fernandez.

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