Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 3

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Oct 3.


From ART to WFH: Alphabet soup in times of Covid-19 pandemic

Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said Singapore's abbreviations for healthcare protocols related to Covid-19 can be like "alphabet soup".

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Unvaccinated 55-year-old among 4 new Covid-19 deaths in S'pore; 2,356 new cases

There were 1,938 new infections in the community, 412 new cases in migrant worker dorms and six imported cases.

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Finance Minister Lawrence Wong urges patience on reopening further

He added that people should not get too anxious or fearful about the total number of new cases being reported daily.

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Minister Gan Kim Yong issued health risk warning, in isolation until Oct 4

The minister attended Saturday's multi-ministry task force press conference via Zoom.

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2-month-old baby was vomiting ‘like the Merlion’ before she was diagnosed with Covid-19



Mum recalls ordeal that the family of six went through after four of them had Covid-19.

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A S'porean story on the road less travelled

Noeleen Heyzer's life story offers valuable lessons and inspiration to young Singaporeans in tackling the varied challenges of the future, says editor-at-large Han Fook Kwang.

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Malaysia-born actor Christopher Lee wins second Golden Bell Award for HBO Asia's Workers

In an emotional acceptance speech, he thanked his actress wife Fann Wong and their seven-year-old son.

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Why a housewife's contributions can be worth millions

A landmark ruling in 2015 provides guides to calculate each spouse's contributions in a family.

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China's tech 'princess' Meng Wanzhou's return whips up nationalistic outpouring

 State media and men in the street alike have held up her return as an example of China's international standing.

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The Life List: What to watch after K-drama Squid Game

There are no plans yet for a second season, but you can still get your fix of survival thrillers.

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