Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 22

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Wednesday, Sept 22.


S'pore doing its best to scale up Covid-19 operations, make sure all patients well cared for: PM Lee

He said some people had written to him to express their frustrations with the current situation.

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High traffic increased infection risk at Toa Payoh Lorong 8 market: Study

Many of those who live in the area are elderly or have jobs that do not allow them to work from home.

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ITE murder: Retiree who stabbed ex-wife sentenced to life imprisonment

He was convicted of a reduced murder charge last week, after he indicated that he would not be contesting the charge.

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China's Evergrande says deal reached to avoid default on key bond

The firm's property unit said it would make the coupon payment on its Shenzhen-traded 5.8 per cent September 2025 bond.

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes near Melbourne

The quake's epicentre was near the rural town of Mansfield, about 200km north-east of the city.

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Advance.AI parent, Endowus, Homage lead LinkedIn's list of top S'pore start-ups

The list was compiled based on several metrics such as employment growth and attraction of top talent.

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360 new allotment gardens to open in eight parks in Singapore

They are in Bedok, Choa Chu Kang, Pasir Ris, Sengkang Riverside, Yishun, Jurong Central,  Kallang Riverside and Tiong Bahru.

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Fee for passport, identity card collection at SingPost outlets will be waived from Oct 1

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority said that it will bear the cost to provide the convenience.

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Food waste to be collected from HDB residents in year-long trial

Households will be given containers for food waste and these can be deposited in smart lockers.

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Combat sports: Singapore's first WWE wrestler Sean Tan wins on debut

The 25-year-old beat Trey Baxter in less than a minute with an inside cradle move on WWE NXT.

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