Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Jan 26

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Tuesday, Jan 26.

S’pore weather blowing hot and cold: Beware of asthma, eczema flaring up, say doctors 

Drier and warmer weather is expected in the coming weeks, says the weatherman. 

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Should I get the Covid-19 vaccine? What you need to know

Seniors will receive letters inviting them to book their slots, which can be done either online or at selected community centres near them.

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Will the world fail to prepare for the next pandemic? 

The pandemic is still raging, but have governments and institutions addressed it well, so far?

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Malaysia is not keen to extend strict movement curbs, says Health Ministry

A prolonged order would be too detrimental to the country’s economy, said the Health Ministry.

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2 refurbished RSN patrol vessels back in action as part of new flotilla 

The flotilla will operate four MSRVs and two Maritime Security and Response Tugboats for a start.

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HK to extend compulsory Covid-19 tests to more areas; lockdowns will be on a smaller scale 

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says there could be more targeted lockdowns in future. 

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Singapore factory output grows 14.3% in December, up 7.3% for 2020 

This was another month of better-than-expected performance.

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Nearly 7 in 10 Singapore firms confident they can stay in business despite big Covid-19 hit: Survey 

On the flip side, 1 in 3 companies are not sure if they can keep operating in the next 6 to 12 months.

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Woman who claims to be ‘sovereign’ expected to face another charge under Women’s Charter 

Paramjeet Kaur, 41, currently faces six charges, four of which are for breaching Covid-19 regulations.

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14 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, all imported

Friday’s cases take Singapore’s total to 58,509.

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