Top stories from The Straits Times on Tuesday, June 25

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Tuesday, June 25.


US-China trade tensions unlikely to lead to crisis, but could see long-term split in global economy: PM Lee


PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

"They are going to have a bifurcation of technology, of markets, of trust. I think that is a very bad consequence for the world," said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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Drones, bad weather cause flight delays and diversions at Changi Airport on Monday


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Monday night’s disruptions was the second incident involving drones at Changi Airport in less than a week.

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Trump imposes new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran amid tensions


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US President Donald Trump said the new sanctions were in part a response to last week's downing of a US drone, but would have happened anyway.

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Sembawang GRC going all out to halt two big dengue clusters in Woodlands


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This comes amid the current epidemic affecting Singapore. Grassroots activists and students have also been mobilised to help.

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Young people are too embarrassed to show kindness in public: Poll


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The Singapore Kindness Movement survey also found that parents feel they should play a main role in educating their kids on graciousness.

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All schools in Pasir Gudang district hit by toxic fumes ordered to close for three days

This is to allow the authorities to work on clearing the pollution.

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Anwar-Azmin feud over Malaysia gay sex videos seen cooling after Mahathir's exit promise

PKR No. 2 Azmin Ali's rise over the past five years has led to a rift within the party, says ST Malaysia bureau chief Shannon Teoh.

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Fewer illegal massage parlours detected last year 


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Owners caught for the first time now face harsher penalties, including a fine of up 10 times the previous sum, for operating without the right papers.

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Real or fake? 4 ways to find out if your $50 or $100 note is a counterfeit


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Police received several reports between March and May of fake portrait series notes being used at convenience stores, restaurants and retail outlets.

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More inclusive arts activities for kids of all abilities 


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Arts groups and public institutions see the arts as a way to help children of different abilities learn to enjoy the arts as well as one another's company.

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