Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 3

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Friday, Sept 3.


S'pore to maintain current Covid-19 measures, will rely on vaccination and testing to move ahead

The multi-ministry task force will only tighten measures as a "last resort", to keep the healthcare system from being overwhelmed.

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Covid-19 booster shots for seniors aged 60 and above, immunocompromised people from Sept: Ong Ye Kung

Seniors should receive a booster dose of mRNA vaccine 6 to 9 months after completing their two-dose vaccination regime.

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Public can book Covid-19 test at 20 quick test centres from Oct 1

Testing for Covid-19 will be a way of life in Singapore, with the public having access to quick test centres in addition to self-test kits.

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216 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 109 unlinked

MOH said 109 of the new cases were unlinked.

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S'pore joins growing crackdown on Binance: What you need to know about the crypto exchange platform

The operator of Binance.com has been ordered to stop providing payment services in Singapore.

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Measures on lower-wage workers, workplace discrimination part of plans for a fairer society: Lawrence Wong

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The Government is working out a transitional support package to cushion the impact on business costs, he said.

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Desperate and short of options, Suga had no choice but to quit as Japan's prime minister

Mr Suga's poor approval ratings led to unease within the party.

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Troubled contractor Greatearth files to wind up company, a week after shock BTO sites closures

Work at the five sites have stopped since Aug 20.

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Man shot dead in New Zealand after supermarket terror attack, at least 6 injured

Police did not say if they believed there was more than one attacker, nor did they suggest a motive for the attack.

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3D printing paves the way in industries and at home

A technology that began as a faster way to make prototypes for industrial parts has taken the world by storm and gone mainstream.

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