Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Jan 13

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Jan 13.


Malaysian PM Muhyiddin sharply criticised for emergency declaration

One critic of the move is former premier Mahathir Mohamad, who said it was unnecessary.

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Democrats poised to impeach defiant Trump over storming of US Capitol

House Republican leaders have decided not to lobby their members against voting for impeachment.

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Capitol riot a close call, sparks security concern ahead of Biden's inauguration

At one point, the crowd that invaded the Capitol was shouting "Hang Mike Pence!".

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Floods in Malaysia drive up prices of fish and vegetables at wet markets in Singapore

Vendors said farms in Malaysia are flooded, resulting in poor crop output.

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83-year-old Singaporean man among new Covid-19 cases in Singapore

Tuesday's cases were all imported, taking Singapore's total to 58,946.

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3 in 4 Covid-19 patients suffer from at least one symptom six months after infection: Study

Common post-infection problems include fatigue, sleep difficulties, and anxiety or depression.

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Global travel body rejects compulsory Covid-19 shots as experts say herd immunity not close

WHO official says it would take time to produce and administer enough vaccine doses.

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Las Vegas Sands founder Sheldon Adelson dies aged 87 from complications linked to cancer treatment

He built the world’s largest empire of casinos and resort hotels.

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7 celebrity couples who fell in love on set

Happily ever after doesn't just happen in the movies. 

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Netflix announces 70 star-packed 2021 films

Among the most-anticipated titles is Don't Look Up, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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