Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on April 15

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Thursday, April 15.

Covid-19 vaccinated visitors to HK, including those from S’pore, can serve shorter quarantine

They will also be required to self-monitor for another seven days after their quarantine ends.

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‘Last few weeks darkest of my life’: Naiise founder winds up business, filing for bankruptcy

The Singapore retailer stopped operations late Wednesday night after years of payment delays to its vendors.

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New private home sales in S’pore hit 4-year high for March

Year on year, developers booked 96 per cent more sales in March.

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Goh Meng Seng, Singapore Uncensored site issued Pofma correction directions

MOH said the orders were issued over falsehoods linking Covid-19 vaccines to stroke and heart attack.

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How Grab CEO’s Harvard connection opened the door to world’s biggest Spac deal

The Grab-Altimeter Spac merger underscores how graduating from universities like Harvard still helps to open doors.

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First 300,000 smart water meters to be installed by SP Services from 2022

The move is part of the national plan to digitalise the water system.

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Ideas sought to repurpose Old Changi Hospital, enhance surrounding Changi Point area

An SLA-URA competition seeking ideas was launched on April 15 and submissions will close on June 9.

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ITE student made false report against ex-boyfriend after she breached curfew

She was sentenced in September 2018 to time in a reformative training centre.

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Ambulance with automatic decontamination system among new vehicles unveiled by SCDF

SCDF’s seventh-generation ambulance was among the new vehicles unveiled on Thursday.

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Man organised illegal event involving over 150 cars just before circuit breaker

It was held despite stricter Covid-19 measures, including a ban on non-essential gatherings of more than 10 people.

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