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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 30

Routine testing, PPE for some Changi Airport staff to avoid Covid-19 transmission

Staff at the airport will be put on a rostered routine testing similar to other frontline workers and migrant workers.

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S’pore-HK air travel bubble important test for leisure travel: Ong Ye Kung

It will determine if similar arrangements for leisure travel can be made with other governments.

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France raises security alert to highest level after knifeman kills 3 in church

The suspect is a Tunisian man who had arrived in Europe on Sept 20.

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ST revamp: Staying trusted, timely and true

Expect a richer experience as ST launches new print and digital offerings.

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From 1845 to 2020: Singapore and the world through ST headlines

175 years, over 47,000 headlines. Explore ST front-page headlines and the biggest news of the day.

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Umno calls for polls in Malaysia once pandemic under control

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi called on existing Umno Cabinet members “to remain in government”.

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Global coronavirus cases rise by single-day record of half a million

The global tally stands at 44.7 million cases and about 1.17 million deaths.

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8 from Indonesian family volunteer to try experimental Covid-19 vaccine despite risks

The call for Indonesian volunteers to test a potential vaccine against Covid-19 was sounded in July.

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Distribute TraceTogether tokens first, mandate its use at venues later

Those who need a token should have been given a chance to collect one before it was made mandatory, says tech editor Irene Tham.

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Late-stage Covid-19 vaccine trial could start in S’pore before end-2020

The clinical trial process, which involves testing an experimental drug or vaccine on people, typically has three phases.

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