Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on July 6

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Monday, July 6.


PAP seeks 'not just your mandate, but your strong mandate' to lead S'pore through crisis: PM Lee

Singapore needs a capable government with the full support of a united people and the world is watching Friday's (July 10) election closely, he noted.

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Don't vote for opposition if what you really want is a PAP govt, says PM Lee

Singaporeans should not undermine a system that has served them well, said PM Lee.

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183 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 23 in the community, 3 imported

The 23 community cases comprise three Singaporeans or permanent residents, and 20 work pass holders, said the Ministry of Health.

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2,000 more university places offered in second admissions exercise amid coronavirus pandemic disruption

The six autonomous universities made additional offers across a range of courses, said MOE.

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GE2020: Election rallies and events to watch today

What are the e-rallies to watch today?

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WP should state stand on Raeesah Khan's posts, not ask voters to write it a 'blank cheque' in Sengkang, says PAP

Ms Raeesah had made comments online on race and religion, for which two police reports were lodged against her.

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Petrol prices, except for SPC's, creep up as economies reopen

After a month of staying at their lowest in several years, pump prices have moved up in line with higher wholesale fuel prices.

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MRT hits new reliability high at mid-year

The MRT network has clocked another record: 1.6 million train-km between delays for the period ended June 2020, up from 1.4 million in the first quarter.

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Comic Relief: Local artists use comics to disseminate health tips and spread positivity

The Covid-19 outbreak has been a challenging and chaotic period for many, but artists in Singapore are providing much needed clarity with the comics they illustrate.

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34-year-old woman accused of murdering 95-year-old woman in Upper Serangoon arrested

Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim and the suspect, the 34-year-old woman, know each other.

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