Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on May 16

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Monday, May 16.


Not just a 'flowerpot problem': 82-year-old shielded from Covid-19 but died of dengue

"We lost her to a small mosquito... We never thought dengue was so fatal," said her daughter.

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Dengue is not 'next Covid-19', but threat must still be taken seriously: Experts

The disease can still kill, and may also impose a burden on hospitals and the economy here.

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askST: How do you know if a QR code is safe to scan at eateries?

Individuals should frequently review online transactions to quickly spot fraudulent ones and suspend their cards if necessary.

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Shanghai aims to return to normal life from June 1 as Covid-19 lockdowns cool economy

Many movement restrictions will remain in place until at least May 21.

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Mum of toddler who died in Bedok North fire still in ICU but condition has stabilised

Her siblings are monitoring her condition.

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Ukraine counter-attacks Russian forces in the east

Ukraine says fighting near Kharkiv was "our counter-offensive".

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How home owners can cope with rising monthly mortgage payments

They can extend their loan tenure and consider using more money from their CPF Ordinary Account.

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More seniors tapped helplines last year over issues like pandemic fatigue, uncertainty

Social service agencies are cautiously hopeful that the seniors’ woes will ease with Singapore’s gradual reopening.

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SEA Games: After 'years of doubting myself', Singapore's Nurul Suhaila finally wins silat gold

Hazim Yusli and Sheik Farhan were also victorious, boosting the overall tally to four titles.

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Giant biscuit among 5 new artworks in Singapore's public parks

The public exhibition features artworks by 7 Singaporean artists, located at Jurong Lake Gardens, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Punggol Waterway Park.

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