Top stories from The Straits Times on Sunday, April 28

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, April 28.


Where are the patients? Three years after it opened, Farrer Park hospital is half-empty

Singapore's first "mediplex" is opening in phases to keep costs low, in view of fewer medical tourists.

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Monica Baey and NUS case: A generational shift in values

The young are full of courage and zeal - but will older leaders in institutions include their views as Singapore changes?

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Lakeside Garden opens with grassland and wetland trails, waterfront activities

The garden at Yuan Ching Road revolves around the themes of "nature, play and the community", said NParks.

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PM Lee Hsien Loong suggests ways for Belt and Road Initiative to maximise long-term benefits

Projects can develop local talent, go beyond bilateral cooperation, he said at a Leaders' Roundtable meeting in Beijing.

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It Changed My Life: Meet Ahmad Zahid Isnin, a Briyani maestro, metal musician and lion dancer

A man of many contradictions, Ahmad Zahid Isnin is equally comfortable on stage with a guitar as he is in the kitchen dishing out a mean nasi briyani.

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Mahathir v Johor royals: Bad blood stretches back to 1990s

Recent clashes recall Mahathir's first time as prime minister when the government removed royals' immunities.

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In Good Company: Singapore Pools CEO Seah Chin Siong's new bet is uplifting workers pool

Set to helm SIM, lottery firm's chief hopes to help workers be more competitive in region.

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3,100 parking fee shock: Jewel Changi Airport says delivery driver's previous exit was not recorded

A photo of a carpark payment machine showing $3,158.72 to be paid went viral after the driver uploaded it on Facebook on Wednesday.

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Loud sounds across Singapore could be linked to detonations in Southern Islands by SAF: Police

Some people said they felt the ground or their homes shake when they heard the loud sounds.

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Buy local: Eggs, vegetables, fish, goat's milk and honey are farmed in Singapore

Want to eat really fresh food? Consider grown-in-Singapore produce.

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