Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on July 28

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Wednesday, July 28.

Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine could be available in Singapore soon

Several private healthcare groups are taking steps to secure doses of the jab.

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Enhanced Covid-19 measures at Jurong, Senoko fishery ports following ongoing outbreak

The measures will be enhanced at three main areas of the ports - the entrance, market place and the unloading area.

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4 international companies to set up base in Punggol Digital District, creating about 2,000 jobs

The jobs range from data analysts and solution engineers to artificial intelligence and blockchain developers.

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Over 225,000 Covid-19 self-test kits distributed following Jurong Fishery Port cluster

The kits were given to those who had visited places such as Chong Boon Market and Food Centre.

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9 things about S'pore table tennis player Yu Mengyu, who booked Tokyo Olympics semi-final spot

In 2014, she could not get out of bed for a month due to spinal and shoulder injuries.

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130 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore; 27 linked to Jurong Fishery Port

There were also two new cases linked to the KTV cluster.

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KTV cluster involved fewer than 50 social hostesses with valid work passes: MOM

These work pass holders had been allowed to perform non-hostessing jobs since October last year.

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Elderly recalcitrant offender jailed for molesting 2, including child

The man has been in and out of jail since 2018 over multiple counts of molestation.

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Blaze breaks out at Geylang Bahru, next to Jalan Besar Town Council office

The affected unit is a dance studio on the second floor of Block 70A Geylang Bahru.

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Crush at Thai vaccination centre sparks Covid-19 fears as daily cases hit new high

Many were seen pleading with officials for a jab.

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