Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 13

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Tuesday, Sept 13.


No plans to include Covid-19 jabs in childhood immunisation schedule for now: Ong Ye Kung

He said the pandemic situation is dynamic and recommendations continue to evolve with new data.

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ERP rates at five locations to increase by $1 from Sept 19

ERP rates were last adjusted in August, when an increase of $1 was implemented at four locations.

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Ex-Aetos officer who robbed Jurong shop while armed with loaded gun gets over 16 years' jail, caning

Police said then that it was the first time in 15 years that a gun had been used in an armed robbery.

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Singdollar emerges as Asia's best performer: Will it continue to stay strong amid USD rise?

MAS is expected to continue pushing forward with its tightening policy, giving the Singdollar an appreciation bias.

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Najib admitted to hospital, 1MDB trial postponed

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His lawyer said he has to go through several health tests in the next few days.

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Got a job offer only to have it withdrawn: What can employees do?

Although companies can legally withdraw such offers, employees can better prepare themselves to deal with any monetary loss.

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S'pore SMEs overcome manpower constraints with digitalisation, survey finds

Of the firms surveyed, 72 per cent also forecast that they would turn a profit this year.

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A more divisive world could impact collaborations in science: Vivian Balakrishnan

This will have profound implications on the pace of scientific discovery, costs, interdependence and ultimately, security, he said.

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4 things to note about joint accounts

Just like joint property owners, the one who contributes more money can claim a bigger share of the asset.

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Squid Game loses big prize, but still made history with actor and director Emmy wins

The South Korean drama was defeated by Succession, but Hwang Dong-hyuk and Lee Jung-jae emerged victorious.

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