Evening Update: Today’s headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 26, 2023

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100kg WWII bomb in Upper Bukit Timah successfully destroyed; residents can return home: Police

Nearby drains and pipelines, evacuated buildings and roads were found to be structurally safe, and residents have been informed they can return home.

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Money laundering: Scammers set up firms, bank accounts in S’pore remotely during Covid-19

A nominee director who helped them set up companies here was fined $9,000.

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UOB, DBS introduce new security features on banking apps to protect customers

A new feature on the UOB TMRW app will prevent customers from unknowingly sharing their mobile screens with scammers when using the banking app.

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Condo resale prices up by 1% in August, reversing two months of declines

Transactions by foreign buyers remained low, accounting for 1.9 per cent of total resale volume in August.

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Singapore factory output slumps 12.1% in August, biggest drop since 2019

The key electronics industry was the worst performer with production plunging 20 per cent year on year.

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Singapore sailors win first medals at Asian Games

Nacra 17 pair Justin Liu and Denise Lim won a silver; Isaac Goh and Keira Carlyle silver and bronze in the boys’ and girls’ ILCA 4.

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Siblings on RSAF postings in US unite at SAF exercise in Idaho

There are 350 personnel across the two RSAF detachments in Idaho and Arizona.

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Jail for ex-religious teacher who made off with nearly $61k from victims, including pilgrims

Rasman Saridin pleaded guilty in July to 5 charges, including 2 counts of criminal breach of trust.

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Hospitalised after losing 20kg in one week: When inflammatory bowel disease flares up

Inflammatory bowel disease is on the rise in Singapore. It can be managed, but there is no cure.

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Woman who falsely accused man of assault sentenced to six weeks’ jail

Nicole Chng Jin Wen recanted her false statements within six weeks after making them.

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