Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 8

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Thursday, Sept 8.


Clementi landslide: More parts of Ulu Pandan Park Connector to reopen; flood risks remain

HDB says canal has yet to be repaired, so flood risks remain, especially during heavy rain.

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HDB resale prices rise for 26th straight month in August; 33 million-dollar flats sold

Fewer HDB resale flats changed hands last month, dipping by 1.7 per cent to an estimated 2,323 units.

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askST: What do I need to know about travelling to Japan now?

It has eased more of its travel restrictions and will now allow foreign tourists to travel on non-guided tour packages.

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Building a cohesive society requires deliberate, consistent effort: DPM Wong

People should also believe they can benefit from the nation's prosperity, he says.

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Fewer deaths on S'pore roads, but more elderly killed in first half of 2022

However, there were more accidents involving injuries.

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Ex-Malaysia PM Najib has cold showers, a fan in cell, served food like other prisoners

The authorities have denied social media rumours alleging that Najib gets special treatment in jail.

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Determined S'porean travels to Terengganu to reunite with sister who was given away at birth

He learnt of her whereabouts with help from the Malaysian History Association in Dungun.

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Debate rages after Sichuan residents barred from earthquake evacuation due to Covid-19 curbs

Questions have been raised over what should be done when emergencies arise in locked-down regions.

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Oil you ever need: This ancient Indian beauty ritual is now hot on TikTok

Once practised almost exclusively in South Asian communities, hair oiling is now a huge beauty trend.

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Charges withdrawn for teacher, husband accused of maid abuse

They were given a discharge amounting to an acquittal, which means they cannot be charged again with the same offences.

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