Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on April 30

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, April 30.

TTSH Covid-19 cluster grows to 9 people; 2 wards locked down to stem spread

A doctor, a healthcare assistant trainee and six patients are linked to a nurse working there who tested positive.

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New Covid-19 cluster involves 7 family members of infected ICA officer who met over meal

The cases include his wife, a TTSH nurse who does not work in wards affected by the hospital cluster.

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New Covid-19 clusters: Who’s in the TTSH and ICA officer-linked clusters

Among them is a three-year-old boy, who is the nephew of the ICA officer.

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Vaccinated cleaner at care facility among Singapore’s new community Covid-19 cases

The Vietnamese national also helps out at a food stall at NUS.

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NUS foodcourt, City Harvest Church and popular malls among locations visited by Covid-19 patients

Malls such as Junction 8, Ang Mo Kio Hub and VivoCity were also added to the list.

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India accepts oxygen supply from 40 countries, including Singapore, amid new Covid-19 wave

Singapore sent 256 oxygen cylinders and four cryogenic oxygen containers.

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Mike Pence steps out from Trump’s shadow as he tests waters for 2024

Mr Pence is making his first public appearance in South Carolina since leaving office.

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Reserving some jobs for Singaporean PMEs among measures being considered: NTUC’s Ng Chee Meng

The NTUC is also looking at designing a form of unemployment insurance scheme through NTUC Income.

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Novena Global Healthcare’s Terence Loh has $70 million debt, seeks interim order to stave off bankruptcy

The creditors include Maybank, Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, DBS Bank and UOB Bank.

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Fashion fades but style is eternal: 8 vogue items which have stood the test of time

Trends come and go with the seasons, but true style always finds a permanent place on vanities and in hearts. 

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