Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, June 23.
Covid-19 spike in S'pore: Will the rules change? Are the Omicron subvariants dominant here?
Currently, international and local evidence show that the severity of BA.4 and BA.5 infections is similar to that of earlier Omicron strains.
Moderna says its updated vaccine protects against Omicron BA.4 or BA.5
Moderna hopes to supply the booster from August ahead of a potential new wave of cases due to the subvariants.
Elderly woman lived with dead son for a week in Commonwealth flat
The police had to call in a locksmith to enter the flat, as the man's mother did not respond to knocking on the door.
S'pore to study use of communications satellite to allow pilots to talk to air traffic control
It is the first such study of its kind and if successful, will help to shape international aviation laws and make air travel safer.
Heartbreak and shock at Afghan quake hospital
More than 1,000 people have been killed in the 5.9-magnitude quake that struck hardest in the country's rugged and impoverished east.
As the world heats up, global weather extremes are a taste of the future
Police say woman killed in AMK accident hit by several vehicles; bus driver arrested
Singapore journalism and the idea of Asia
Asian journalism’s challenge is to not only stay interested, and offer its unique perspective on the region, but also to stay relevant, says associate editor Ravi Velloor.
StanChart S'pore Marathon returns in full format, 50k runners expected in December
The 5km, 10km runs are on Dec 3, the half and full marathon will take place a day later.