Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Dec 3

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Thursday, Dec 3.


Median income of Singapore residents fell for first time since 2004 due to Covid-19: MOM

Overall employment rate for residents aged 15 and over fell to 64.5 per cent in June, the lowest since 2014.

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Single mother of 2 who runs funeral services charged over death of ex-boyfriend

Alverna Cher Sheue Pin was arrested after the man's body was found at a carpark in Bedok.

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Food caterer Spize and related firm fined $32k for fatal food poisoning case

The food poisoning incident made over 60 people sick and killed an auxiliary police officer.

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Non-PMETs hit harder by Covid-19 with steeper increase in unemployment rate than PMETs: MOM

Non-PMETs such as those in construction, retail and F&B services were harder hit as their jobs are less suitable for remote work.

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First doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine being shipped from Belgium to Britain

Pfizer plans to ship 800,000 doses to Britain in the coming days from its production plant in Puurs in Belgium.

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Singapore expresses disappointment at UN commission's decision to reclassify cannabis as less dangerous

The Government said this could fuel the wrong perception that cannabis is less harmful than before.

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MOE unveils four main strategies to prepare students for post-Covid-19 environment

There will be lasting effects on how people live, work and interact with each other, Education Minister Lawrence Wong said.

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PM Lee's libel suit against TOC editor: Lee Kuan Yew's lawyer Kwa Kim Li to take the stand

Kwa was subpoenaed by lawyer Lim Tean, who is representing Terry Xu in the libel action.

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9 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 1 in a dormitory

The other eight were imported cases.

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Doctor accused of taking upskirt videos of more than 480 women at various locations

Chu Ben Wee allegedly used a GoPro camera attached to his shoe to record the videos.

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