Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Feb 14

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Feb 14.

‘She did what she did for love’: Woman in ICU tried to save boyfriend in Tanjong Pagar crash

The 26-year-old is a former Singapore Airlines air stewardess, and also sang getai on occasion.

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Tanjong Pagar car crash: Driver of BMW and passengers killed identified

All had at one time worked as representatives for Aviva Financial Advisers.

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5 killed in Tanjong Pagar car crash: What happened

They were identified by their next-of-kin at about 10.30am on Saturday, about five hours after the accident. 

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Trump acquitted in second impeachment trial, but outcomes favour Democrats

Trump was predictably acquitted in the Republican-majority Senate but the process, and the outcome, was a net win for Democrats, says Nirmal Ghosh.

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More Singaporean women finding a foreign Mr Right

1,727 Singaporean women tied the knot with a non-resident groom in 2019 – up 52% from 2009.

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A virtual Chinese New Year for a family of four generations

Setting up a virtual gathering can be a source of comfort for some.

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RSAF fighter aircraft scramble in response to ‘potential air threat’

It thanked its crew who are always ready to defend the nation.

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Gen Z breaks out from Suu Kyi’s shadow, takes charge of resistance against Myanmar coup

As of Friday, over 300 people have been detained in relation to the coup.

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Hongbao that can make a difference

Two $2 notes in a red packet will not cause anyone to bat an eyelid, but the same figure in an e-hongbao that comes with your name can make one look “cheap”.

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New halal and Muslim-friendly cafes and restaurants add buzz to Singapore’s dining scene

These restaurants serve French, Japanese and modern Asian food, and there is one that specialises in rump cap, a cut of steak.

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