Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 12

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Dec 12.


Covid-19 vaccine: Will you take it? 8 in 10 say yes in ST poll

But one in 10 will not consider getting the vaccination, citing safety as their top concern.

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Wuhan one year on: A city of resilience, a city of scars in wake of Covid-19 outbreak

China correspondent Elizabeth Law reports after a third trip to the central Chinese city.

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Travellers from HK to serve 14-day SHN in S'pore from Dec 14

All travellers from Hong Kong, except Singapore residents, must also take a Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours before departure.

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US Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to overturn election results in 4 key states

The four states told the court that the lawsuit had no factual or legal grounds.

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$2.2 b over next 5 years to go towards grooming S'pore's future researchers and scientists

Increased funding in the area underscores Singapore's efforts to remain competitive in the wake of Covid-19.

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Faulty KTPH test: What is the HER2 test and the breast cancer type linked to it?

The test is used to determine how aggressive a patient's breast cancer is likely to be, so doctors can offer the right treatment.

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Sanofi, GSK delay Covid-19 vaccine as effectiveness falls short

The current dosage failed to get a good immune response in those aged 50 and above.

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Singapore plans to sign free trade agreement with Pacific Alliance in 2021

The Latin American trade bloc makes up the eighth largest economy in the world.

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10 people investigated for illegally redeeming reusable masks from vending machines

Among them is a 47-year-old woman who is accused of illegally redeeming more than 460 masks.

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World's most famous train, the Orient Express, pulls into S'pore with pop-up show

It took years of planning before the exhibition, which debuted in Paris in 2014, made it here.

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