Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Sept 7

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Sept 7.


Vital for S'pore, Malaysia to strengthen cooperation in the face of global headwinds: Lawrence Wong

As Singapore embarks on its leadership transition, it will continue to find ways to strengthen this relationship, he added.

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Broad support for expanded dormitories law, but operators worried about transition costs

The Ministry of Manpower said it is still in talks with dorm operators and employers about a transition plan.

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Britain's new PM Liz Truss vows to 'ride out the storm', deal with energy crisis

Britain's new leader outlined three priorities: energy bills, the economy and healthcare.

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Marcos gets grand welcome from Filipinos in Singapore

The Philippine president was mobbed by his Filipino supporters on the first day of his two-day state visit to Singapore.

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Interactive: A look back on over 50 years of Jurong Bird Park

Singapore’s oldest wildlife park will close after Jan 3 next year and relocate to the Mandai Wildlife Reserve.

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The limits of 'Volckerism'

Today’s US Federal Reserve faces a very different world compared to the 1970s, says associate editor Vikram Khanna.

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Crypto funding in S'pore falls in first half of 2022 from last year's record: KPMG report

But it has seen more deals involving significant start-up investments.

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People on autism spectrum can be extraordinary workers in their own way

The drive to include such workers also gives companies a competitive advantage, says new study.

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Cyclist injured after bike wheel caught in drain grating sues PUB for at least $578k

A three-day hearing to determine the issue of liability opened in the High Court on Tuesday.

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Video of 2 cleaners jamming with a discarded piano goes viral on TikTok

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The video of Sumali Sakarwi and Rosli Samat making music in a bin centre has over 156,400 views and 12,700 likes.

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