Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Feb 26

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Feb 26.


Ukraine’s president says Russia will try to ‘storm’ Kyiv overnight

 

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The US said it would impose sanctions on both Putin and Foreign Minister Lavrov - moves coordinated with the EU and Britain.

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Pump prices surge on the back of Russian invasion of Ukraine

Brent crude oil has breached US$100 a barrel for the first time in seven years.

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Interactive: What we know so far about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Why does the conflict matter to Asia? What could happen next? Find out in this interactive. 

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Live coverage: Get latest on Ukraine crisis

Follow the latest developments and reactions from world leaders.

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Will higher costs of hiring foreigners spur employers in Singapore to hire more locals?

The Straits Times examines the impact on the retail, F&B, infocommunication and finance sectors.

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Work to remove safe distancing stickers stops for now

Some cheered the news that current measures will remain for now.

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Poultry disease breaks out at Seng Choon egg farm, but SFA says disease not a food safety concern

There will be some supply disruption from the farm in coming weeks, said the agency.

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Singapore Underground: Roads and railways beneath the surface

Singapore is carving out an underground future by relocating more of its rail networks, road expressways, utilities, warehousing and storage below the surface.

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Scam alert: POSB customers receive survey claiming to reward 500 clients with cash, air miles

DBS urges those who provided their card details to the phishing website to contact the bank.

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The Chic Home: Pandemic living for couple in two-bedroom condo unit

They bought this 990 sq ft two-bedroom condominium apartment at Holland Hill at the start of the Covid-19 outbreak.

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