Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Nov 30

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Tuesday, Nov 30.


2 SIA passengers who tested positive for Covid-19 variant Omicron transited in S'pore but did not leave airport

7 passengers on the same flight entered Singapore and are now either quarantined or serving SHN.

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India brings back home quarantine for 12 economies including Singapore

The latest move comes amid concerns over emergence of Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey hands reins to technology chief Parag Agrawal

Mr Agrawal's appointment signaled a tacit endorsement by the board of a strategy the company previously laid out to double its annual revenue by 2023.

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Some diners in Singapore adjust eating-out plans on news of Omicron variant of Covid-19

F&B operators are worried that the emergence of the new variant may trigger fresh curbs.

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1,103 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; ICU rate falls to 51.2%

Nine people aged between 58 and 91 die of complications linked to Covid-19.

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4 people, including two children, taken to hospital following PMD fire in Sembawang

Early investigations indicate that it was caused by a personal mobility device in the living room.

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Is there a better tech alternative to TraceTogether-SafeEntry to check vaccination status?

Some have suggested incorporating Covid-19 vaccination and test records in Singpass.

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It is November but for a fast-rising Loh, it's the start of an exciting journey

So much once out of reach is now within Loh Kean Yew's grasp.

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Travel now - or wait till it's safer?

There is no right or wrong decision, just an educated one.

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Spirited South Korea: Savour modern local food and nature-infused spaces with VTL travel

What is travel like in places like Seoul and Incheon during Covid-19 times?

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