Sunday December 5 2021
1-HR PM2.5: 6-15
Singapore 32°C/24°C
ST Index 3,101.930 +9.820

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Videos showed residents running as towering plumes of smoke and ash blanketed nearby villages.
It is witnessed by a handful of scientists, experts and well-heeled adventure tourists.

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Wisdom comes from recognising the limits of our natural world, even as the urge to connect with something greater shapes many people's later age.

Covid-19: S-E Asia

9 cases of the Omicron variant have been confirmed.
The Omicron variant has been detected in Malaysia and Singapore.
Hippos Imani, aged 14, and 41-year-old Hermien have no symptoms apart from a runny nose.

Asian Insider

The Straits Times examines the situation amid the holiday rush.
Over a million mobile subscribers will be able to test out 5G for free up to March 31 next year.
This would bring the number of those fully vaccinated in the country to 60 per cent of the population.
China is still largely closed to foreigners, but spectators from within the country will be allowed.  




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