This week's top reads from The Straits Times

Good evening! Catch up on some of the week's top reads.


Russia says its forces have captured first ‘significant’ city; heavy fighting reaches streets of Kyiv

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If confirmed, Melitopol would be the first significant city Russia has seized since the invasion began.

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Ukrainians and Russians living in Singapore hope for peaceful resolution of Ukraine crisis

The roughly 450 Ukrainians here keep in touch and share information on the latest developments.

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S'pore's new border measures: What you need to know if you're fully vaccinated and travelling

Singapore has streamlined border measures and put travellers into three main groups.

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Why did S'pore push back streamlining of Covid-19 measures if surge in cases was expected?

It might make sense to wait until after the Omicron peak to start relaxing measures, said an expert.

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Salary cut-offs for Employment Pass, S Pass applicants raised thrice in less than 3 years

Observers said these increases would attract only the right kind of foreign talent to Singapore.

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Food In The Hood: 20 eating places to check out in the east of Singapore

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This is the second of a five-part series on the 100 best food finds in Singapore.

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From The Straits Times archives: My wedding dress cost just $399

Some brides go big like socialite Kim Lim, whose betrothal gifts are worth $2 million. Others are happy with much less.

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Millennia Institute student scores four As at A levels after taking break from studies to have twins

She wanted to continue pursuing her childhood dream of becoming a doctor.

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