Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Feb 25

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Thursday, Feb 25.


Fatal abuse of Myanmar maid: Govt to review 3 areas to ensure it doesn't happen again

Law Minister K. Shanmugam described the abuse of Ms Piang Ngaih Don as "evil".

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Tuas fire: 3 workers dead, 5 in critical condition

Two others workers, who were in the unit across from the accident site at 32E Tuas Avenue 11, have been discharged.

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S'pore not expected to move out of phase 3 any time soon: Janil

Phase 3 will last until there is evidence vaccines are effective in preventing future outbreaks, he said.

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Four members of unlawful Lazarus Island gathering banned from working in Singapore: MOM

MOM has revoked the work passes of the four British nationals.

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Twelve Cupcakes wages case: Jaime Teo to be sentenced in March for role in underpaying staff

She had earlier pleaded guilty to the offence under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.

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Grab to hire 350 people in S'pore to deliver online financial services in SEA

They will also support micro enterprises in their digital transformation.

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Facebook bans Myanmar military from its platforms with immediate effect

The US tech giant said it would also ban all "Tadmadaw-linked commercial entities" from advertising on its platforms.

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2 community infections among 10 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore

Singapore has now reported a total of 59,900 cases.

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Woman pleads guilty to hurting domestic helper who ran from flat to escape abuse

The victim was in the Jalan Kayu area when she approached a stranger for help.

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Plants, natural fibre ionisers effective in reducing Covid-19 droplets transmission: Study

Researchers said they must be combined with safe management measures such as mask wearing.

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