Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, March 11.
Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes, killing 157; plane same model as jet in Lion Air crash
The pilot had alerted controllers “he had difficulties” and wanted to turn back, in circumstances similar to the Lion Air crash in which the pilot also requested he wanted to return back to the airport soon after take-off.
Rental flat residents at greater risk of poor health: Studies
Living in rental flats increases one's risk of being a frequently admitted hospital patient, which refers to having three or more inpatient admissions in a year, and is also linked to a higher mortality rate.
Singapore Catholic Church appoints non-cleric to head office dealing with sexual abuse allegations in wake of Cardinal Pell's conviction
The person is a former senior judge and will be assisted by a panel of experienced professionals such as lawyers and psychologists.
Shorter training and reservist stints, but national servicemen appreciate greater focus on safety
The latest batch of Singapore Armed Forces army recruits, some who had enlisted in January, graduated on Saturday after completing a shorter 12km route march.
Boeing's 737 MAX back in spotlight after second fatal crash
The Max 8 is the latest version of the aircraft, which Boeing rolled out in 2017 as an update to the already redesigned 50-year-old 737.
Universities rolling out more computing courses amid growing job demand in IT sector
The demand is fuelled by the rise of e-commerce platforms, and even non-tech sectors like healthcare or shipping.
Traffic police receiving more alerts from public about errant behaviour on the roads
While more people are using dashcam videos to call out bad behaviour on the roads, this may not necessarily mean the problem is getting worse, said experts.
Jeans save German sailor who went overboard in New Zealand
He transformed his jeans into a life-saving buoyancy aide using a technique employed by Navy Seals.
Passenger alights from moving taxi on ECP after cabby blacks out; ComfortDelGro apologises
When the driver regained consciousness, he realised that his passenger had disembarked, so he continued driving slowly to seek medical help.
Local musician, heartland busker Tong Yek Suan dies aged 48
Tong, who had a medical condition which prevented her from standing for long periods, was hospitalised on Friday after she had fainted thrice in the day.