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

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


Calm, credible voices needed to fight terror: Shanmugam

ISIS remains a threat and its violent ideology continues to radicalise individuals, he said.

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Next year's Chinese New Year bazaar at Chinatown called off

Organisers said the decision was due to concerns over crowd control amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Biden says US 'ready to lead' again on global stage, vows to work with allies

The S&P 500 Index closed at an all-time high and the Dow topped 30,000 for the first time as Biden's transition to the White House gathered speed.

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37 people investigated, 16 foreigners deported in wake of recent terror attacks abroad: MHA

The 14 Singaporeans and 23 foreigners were suspected of radical inclinations or had made comments that incite violence.

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Singapore's events sector gearing up to reinforce Republic's leading hub status

STB is currently processing up to 50 requests to hold pilot Mice events, with at least 20 approved so far.

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No active Covid-19 clusters in S'pore for the first time since Feb 3

This is after the cluster at Cassia @ Penjuru at 15 Penjuru Walk was closed as it had no new cases for the past two incubation periods, or 28 days.

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Malaysia's crucial Budget 2021 vote likely to be delayed

There has been heated debate since Budget 2021 was tabled on Nov 6 by the government.

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Economic Affairs: Revisiting bitcoin

The No. 1 crypto asset has become the financial virus of our time, says associate editor Vikram Khanna.

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Pines club members sue motoring tycoon over relocation, redevelopment of premises

162 club members are seeking damages of more than $110,000 each.

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Add fun to your run by exploring these scenic routes

Take in cultural landmarks, iconic attractions and food destinations along the way.

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