Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 13

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, Dec 13, 2021.

WP chief Pritam Singh denies telling Raeesah Khan to lie, but says he took no steps to correct untruth for 2 months

Mr Singh had left it to her to clarify the issue if it came up as it was her responsibility to do so.

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Raeesah Khan may have lied in WhatsApp message due to dissociation: Pritam Singh

Workers’ Party chief suggests a psychiatric report or evaluation be done on Ms Khan.

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Special reports on Raeesah Khan saga: Amid the emotion and noise, let’s go back to first principles

Latest hearings raise more questions about how the Workers’ Party handled the matter, says opinion editor Grace Ho.

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Flight cancellation rates dip as travellers’ fears about Omicron ease

With no large-scale border closures, experts expect most to proceed with year-end travel.

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S’pore on track to further ease Covid-19 measures soon: Experts

While it is still too early to tell the impact of Omicron, there have been some encouraging early signs.

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Man charged with wife’s murder in UK: Close-knit family in shock; son describes parents as ‘very loving’

The victim had sent a text message to the family group chat hours before her death.

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More lower-sodium products to help S’poreans cut salt intake

There are now more than 200 lower-sodium salt and sauce products for consumers to choose from.

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Interactive: Guess where these places are in S’pore

Venture out with ST photojournalists as they explore remote spots around Singapore.

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Two lions sedated after breaking free of container in Changi Airport

They are currently recovering from sedation, under the care of the Mandai Wildlife Group.

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Formula One: Verstappen wins Abu Dhabi GP on last lap; crowned world champion

Stewards dismissed Mercedes’ post-race protests but the team lodged an intention to appeal against Verstappen’s victory.

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