Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 4

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Sunday, Sept 4.


Malaysia-S'pore border congestion: Johor Bahru abuzz with school holiday crowds

Schools in Singapore and Malaysia are having their term breaks at the same time this September.

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Section of park connector near Clementi BTO site to remain closed: NParks

This section is between Boon Lay Way and Clementi Road, and is nearer to the area of the slope failure.

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DPM Wong will meet Malaysian king, PM during 4-day visit

This is his first official visit to Malaysia after he was appointed as deputy prime minister in June.

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My knees are a ticking time bomb after three operations in five years

My hunt for a remedy for my doomed knees started when I was barely 21, after I ruptured my anterior cruciate ligament.

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Taking a ride in a driverless taxi in China's Chongqing

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Hailing an Apollo Go robotaxi can be a surprising experience when the car pulls up without anyone - including a driver - inside.

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Is it too much to ask about money before dating?

A growing trend among some young couples is the insistence that each party should split the bills equally. 

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NEA to trial self-testing facility at Woodlands Checkpoint for pollutive motorcycles

The proposed facility will allow emissions tests to be done under the remote supervision of NEA officers.

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Study finds 'filial piety paradox': Help from more children may not be helpful for elderly parents

Elderly mothers getting help with housework from more children may feel they are losing control over their lives.

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Truffle chip battle in the snack aisle: Which brand should you buy?

The Sunday Times did a blind taste test of 14 brands of truffle chips.

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As Britain prepares for a new leader, tensions with allies loom

Analysts predict ties with the US and Europe could get bumpier.

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