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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on March 9, Singapore News & Top Stories

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Tuesday, March 9.


Budget debate at a glance: Transforming Singapore for a post-Covid-19 future

From cushioning petrol duty hikes to targeting healthcare subsidies, here are 11 themes that emerged.

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Hin Leong Trading, once one of Asia’s top oil traders, to be wound up

Three potential bidders walked away from a deal to buy Hin Leong and two related companies as a combined entity.

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10,000 migrant workers living in dormitories to get Covid-19 vaccine jab

This comes as the authorities ease restrictions on recreation time for workers.

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SIA trials app for Covid-19 test booking and check-in

It potentially paves the way for travel without stay-home notice and quarantine.

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Three protesters killed in Myanmar, shops and factories closed

Two of the victims died of gunshot wounds to the head in the northern town of Myitkyina.

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Singpass rebranded: What you can use the national authentication system for

Using Singpass to sign digital documents is one of the new uses of the system.

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Harry and Meghan: What else did they reveal in interview with Oprah?

Meghan said they were wed in secret three days before the official ceremony, among other things.

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Malaysia maintains target of vaccinating 80% of population by Feb 2022 despite doubts

Public health experts have asked whether logistical issues and vaccine hesitancy will affect schedule.

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SportSG to limit facility bookings to curb profiteering

From March 29, all ActiveSG members will only be allowed to book a maximum of two slots per day.

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A day away: Experience mighty China in Singapore

Some of China’s most popular attractions can be accessed virtually.

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