Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 24, 2021

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Friday, Sept 24.


Dine in, social group sizes cut to 2 from Sept 27

These measures will last a month and will be lifted on Oct 25, with measures being reviewed in two weeks.

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Covid-19 vaccine booster shots for those aged 50 to 59 from Oct 4

They will join those aged 60 and above who started their booster regime from Sept 15.

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Work from home to be default for a month from Sept 27, seniors urged to stay home

Those who are unable to work from home are strongly encouraged to self-test weekly.

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HBL for primary schools until Oct 7; tuition to move online

Pre-schools will stay open but parents are encouraged to keep their kids at home.

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All you need to know about the tightened Covid-19 rules from Sept 27

From Oct 1, MOH will publish a map of areas recently frequented by a larger number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on its website.

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SAF roped in as S'pore beefs up home recovery programme

The SAF will be helping to clear the backlog of requests amid complaints from those on home recovery.

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Driver in fatal Lucky Plaza crash sentenced to 2 years and 6 months' jail

Chong Kim Hoe has also been disqualified from driving all classes of vehicles for 10 years.

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Covid-19 self-test kits: ST checks out 5 to see which is the easiest to use

Which ART kits are available in Singapore? How do they differ from one another? Find out. 

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Scheme to spur hiring of Singaporeans extended to March 2022

The scheme has supported the hiring of nearly 400,000 locals by 58,000 firms as at May.

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An eye-opening moment: Kai Kai and Jia Jia's panda cub opens eyes for the first time

At 40 days old, the panda cub continues to grow and now weighs 1,870g.

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