Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on June 25

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, June 25.

3-way fights inevitable with record 12 opposition parties, say observers

Overlapping interest to contest in at least four constituencies has yet to be resolved.

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Nomination Day to be more subdued affair amid restrictions

To reduce physical contact during nomination proceedings, the Elections Department has beefed up its digital services for candidates.

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Why S'pore has relatively low Covid-19 death rate

One reason is that the vast majority of those infected are young and healthy workers, say experts.

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Coronavirus: Places of worship in Singapore taking cautious approach before resuming mass prayers

Temperature screening and masks are a must and the places of worship are to also remove shared prayer items, among other things.

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Singaporean hospital nurse among new coronavirus patients

The 31-year-old Singaporean man had gone to work at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital before being admitted to hospital, said MOH.

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Ng Chee Meng likely to helm PAP's team in Sengkang

The Labour chief, who was part of the PAP team that won the Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC in 2015, is set to move to neighbouring Sengkang from his Punggol North ward.

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Don't be afraid to rock the boat, says SDP chief Chee

He expanded on the party's "4 Yeses, 1 No" campaign message during an hour-long online session on Wednesday.

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Separating fact from fiction as China fights 2nd Covid-19 wave

This can be difficult especially when news organisations sometimes tread into grey areas, says China correspondent Elizabeth Law.

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Locally made disinfecting cabinets kill viruses in 15 minutes

Developed by DSO National Laboratories, it kills bacteria and viruses using ultraviolet light.

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#Stayhome guide for Thursday: Drink speciality coffee, make egg tofu and more

Try cold brews, capsules, drip bags and ground coffee from speciality producers.

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