Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on May 24

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Monday, May 24.

Changi Airport workers to be segregated into risk-based zones

Travellers from “very high-risk” places will also be escorted to remote gates in Terminal 2 for immigration clearance.

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Changi Airport T3 cluster began at arrival gates and baggage claim hall

About half of airport workers who tested positive for Covid-19 were found spread out in the arrival zone.

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Trial using new Covid-19 breathalysers at Tuas Checkpoint to start soon

Samples taken with these breathalysers do not need to be processed elsewhere.

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11 companies fined by MOM for not getting employees to work from home

They were caught during inspections conducted by the Ministry of Manpower.

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24 new Covid-19 community cases in S’pore, including 2 unlinked

Twelve of the new cases in the community had already been quarantined.

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Ring-fencing intensified to avoid second Covid-19 circuit breaker in S’pore

This can help to flatten the curve of infections by preventing transmissions from spilling over to other sectors.

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India passes 300,000 Covid-19 deaths: Health Ministry

The South Asian nation’s toll now stands at 303,720 after adding 50,000 deaths in just under two weeks.

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Shorter leases, resale only to HDB among ideas for prime BTO flats: Desmond Lee

Other ideas such as longer occupation period come with merits and trade-offs, said the minister.

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Woman who refused to wear mask at MBS turns up outside court maskless, but wears one to enter

Phoon Chiu Yoke is contesting a criminal charge for failing to wear a mask “at all times” at Newton Hawker Centre.

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10 years’ jail for man who killed wife because he believed she was a demon

Paul Leslie Quirk’s psychiatric condition assessed to have substantially impaired his mental responsibility for his acts.

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