Top stories from The Straits Times on Monday, June 25

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Monday, June 25


Premiums tipped to rise after Integrated Shield Plan insurers saw their losses widen in 2017

The losses - their second straight year in the red - came despite most insurers raising their premiums last year, with the biggest hikes falling on private hospital plans and riders.

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About $16.3m spent on Trump-Kim summit, down from earlier estimate of $20m: MFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the biggest component of the amount was spent on security, while media spending was around $4 million.

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27-year-old commercial diver dies in accident in waters off Pulau Sebarok; MOM investigating

Mr Mohammad Firdaus Jasni's last act saved a colleague's life, after he was believed to have pushed a fellow diver out of harm's way when a concrete pile fell underwater.

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100 residents evacuated after fire breaks out in Yishun flat; 2 men taken to hospital

One resident said she heard an explosion and the corridor to her unit was filled with smoke, making her eyes sting and breathing difficult.

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England run riot, Japan keep last 16 hopes alive: World Cup results and fixtures at a glance

England's Harry Kane netted a hat-trick as the Three Lions thumped Panama 6-1 to qualify for the last 16, while Japan drew 2-2 with Senegal and Colombia beat Poland 3-0 in Group H.

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What's up, iDoc? Giving a virtual consult at a pharmacy

One local firm is aiming to unite virtual healthcare with the real world by allowing patients to see its doctors remotely, from a booth inside a physical pharmacy.

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Trump says illegal immigrants should be deported with 'no judges or court cases'

The US President's proposal drew immediate criticism from legal analysts and immigrant rights advocates who said it would violate the US Constitution's due process provision.

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Turkey's Erdogan claims presidential election victory, opposition yet to concede defeat

“Our people have given us the job of carrying out the presidential and executive posts,” he said in a short national address, even as votes were still being counted.

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Singtel investigating claims that mobile customers subscribed to third-party services without their consent

This comes amid continuing complaints by some mobile users of charges on their phone bills for subscription services they say they did not sign up for.

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Two artists seek arts community NMP nomination

Dr Woon Tien Wei is a fine arts lecturer and curator at arts group Post-Museum, while Dr Felicia Low is the founder of a not-for-profit arts group and teaches art and anthropology.

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