Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Jan 31

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Jan 31.



Singapore's nightclubs and karaoke outlets in the dark after pilot fails to take off

Many had invested a significant amount in preparing for the pilot, which was to have started this month.

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Singapore's teen ISA case: Is the Internet to blame for youth self-radicalisation?

News that a Singaporean teenager had planned to carry out a terror attack has parents worried about their children's activities online. But is the Internet solely to blame?

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Do not lay out trays of CNY goodies; practise strict hand hygiene during visits, say experts

This is because this kind of communal eating increases the risk of spreading Covid-19.

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Lunch With Sumiko: Hip-hop and honesty go hand in hand, says rapper Yung Raja

Yung Raja's uniquely Singaporean English-Tamil hip-hop is inspired by his own experience as the son of immigrant parents.

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askST: What is a stay-home notice and how is it enforced in Singapore?

The government has been constantly updating quarantine requirements for travellers as the coronavirus situation develops overseas.

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Keeping a more diverse, complex Singapore together

In a time of rapid change, solidarity and the will of the people to overcome the odds will be critical to a country's survival, says ST editor Warren Fernandez.

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Changi Airport T1 officer among 3 new Covid-19 community cases; he met 12 others for tennis

MOH is investigating if there had been any breach of prevailing safe management measures.

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Biden's Asia team filled with experienced hands, signifying continuity

They include Secretary of State Antony Blinken and "Asia czar" Kurt Campbell.

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How to make your resume stand out when applying for a job in a new sector

It is crucial to ensure that your resume provides what the prospective employer is looking for.

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Covid-19 drives demand for night-time childcare in Singapore

More people could be working nights to try to make up for income loss during the pandemic.

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