Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Jan 27

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Jan 27.


Covid-19 vaccination centres in all 24 HDB towns by end-March

Each centre will be able to administer 2,000 vaccinations per day.

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MOH offers Covid-19 tests to those working at Jewel Changi Airport, T3 shops after 3 past cases found to have UK strain

Two of the three cases visited Jewel on Dec 31 and the third was at Terminal 3 on the same day.

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First two community vaccination centres cater to elderly, with larger booths for wheelchairs

There is also an express lane for people who are not so mobile.

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Sheng Siong staff to get up to 16 months' bonus after strong earnings amid Covid-19 pandemic

Those ranked as assistant managers and above could get up to 15.72 months' bonus.

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More than 6 in 10 Singaporeans likely to continue good hygiene practice after Covid-19: NTU study

Nearly seven in 10 said they will continue to engage in social distancing and avoid large gatherings.

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Global coronavirus cases top 100 million: AFP tally

Worldwide, at least 2,151,242 people have lost their lives to Covid-19.

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DBS rolls out additional measures to control queues at pop-up ATMs for new CNY notes

The expected waiting time at 21 of the 41 locations was more than two hours.

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Changes to tongue, hands or feet may flag coronavirus, Spanish study shows

The conclusions emerged from research carried out among 666 Covid-19 patients in Madrid.

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Go-to guide for Thaipusam 2021

The annual festival takes a different form due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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'Spice kids' from Jeya Spices and Anthony The Spice Maker put new spin on old trade

Third-generation "spice kids" are keeping their family's spice mixing trades alive, but in very different ways.

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