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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Nov 23

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, Nov 23.

G-20 countries pledge to work towards inclusive and sustainable recovery from Covid-19 as annual summit ends

PM Lee calls on countries to strengthen social resilience and redouble efforts on sustainability.

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S’pore-HK air travel bubble suspension not the death knell for leisure travel 

Experts say the delay is a sensible decision while travellers accept sudden changes as part of situation.

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First Americans could get Covid-19 vaccine by mid-December, top US health official says

The agency’s advisers will meet on Dec 10 to discuss whether to approve the Pfizer vaccine for emergency use.

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Should wildlife stay or go? Pasir Ris residents to have a say

A wild boar attacked a woman at a park in Pasir Ris last Tuesday, leaving her with injuries on her left leg and face.

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Two Singaporean private plane pilots make emergency landing on North-South Expressway in Johor

The two Singaporean pilots on board are reportedly in stable condition.

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RCEP signing a wake-up call for the US

America’s absence from mega Asian trade agreements undermines its own security arrangements, analysts warn.

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Local brain bank receives first donations of brains for research

The one-year-old centre is in an early stage of donor recruitment, with 71 registered names.

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No new Covid-19 community cases in Singapore for 12th day, longest such stretch since start of outbreak

Two of the imported cases on Sunday were crew members of separate ships.

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Drains, canals near capacity after heavy Sunday afternoon rain

PUB issued flood warnings for 12 locations as water levels there hit at least 90% capacity.

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Mark Lee’s daughter tells him after Golden Horse loss: ‘It’s okay, you still have a long journey ahead’

“I’m 52 so I guess to have a long journey I must live till 100,” said the actor jokingly.

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