Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Sept 9

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, Sept 9.


Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-serving monarch, dies aged 96 after 70-year reign

Elizabeth's eldest son Charles, 73, automatically becomes king.

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Elizabeth, the queen who moved with a changing world

Queen Elizabeth reigned longer than any other British monarch and helped steer the institution into the modern world.

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'A loss for us all': World leaders pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

They paid homage to a woman whose reign spanned 70 years, straddling two centuries of seismic social, political and technological upheaval.

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MOM bars firm from hiring new foreign staff after worker falls through roof

An inspection found the incident had occurred due to unsafe work practices by the contractor.

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Dilemma for insurers following changes to Cancer Drug List

It will be tricky to provide coverage to those who want options beyond the list, while keeping premiums reasonable, says Salma Khalik.

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Interactive: The Great Singapore Run

Check out this 107km route which stretches from Jurong Lake Gardens to Mount Faber.

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Puma, Nike, Adidas: Sportswear stores get bigger, better, shinier

The sporting goods and apparel market is booming in Singapore, with multiple new stores opening across the island.

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Forbes' 50 richest in S'pore: Inflation, tech stock sell-off hit tycoons' wealth

Their collective wealth dropped more than 20 per cent this year, a study has found.

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65-year-old man convicted over trying to deposit 3 fake $10,000 notes

Despite suspecting that the notes were not genuine, Young Tat Ong sought to deposit the notes into his corporate bank account.

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What causes landslides in S'pore and will there be more in future?

What are the factors that contributed to a landslide at the Housing Board's Clementi NorthArc Build-To-Order site last week?

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