Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Feb 7

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Feb 7.

A Covid-19 CNY: How are restaurants, businesses and people in Singapore coping

It’s the last weekend before CNY and a festive season where many will be celebrating at home with safe management measures in place. 

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5 doses of Covid-19 vaccine given to S’pore National Eye Centre worker due to human error

There was no adverse reaction and the staff member remains well, said the centre.

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She gave up a PhD in business to protect Chinese traditions

Lynn Wong was on track to get her PhD from Insead but gave it up to do something she felt was more important.

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First case of likely Covid-19 reinfection in Singapore, located in dormitory

The Bangladeshi worker recovered after becoming infected last April but tested positive again last month.

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Myanmar generals shut down Internet as thousands protest coup

The protesters marched down the streets of Yangon as policemen in riot gear stood guard. 

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Covid-19 has changed commuting patterns. Can we keep them?

Mindset shift needed from firms and workers to maintain gains from flexi-work arrangements, says Royston Sim.

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Joint accounts: Is that my money or yours?

Many people would not think twice about opening a joint bank account with their spouses, children or even siblings.

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Logistics, regulatory bottlenecks loom as S-E Asia embarks on Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

Political will, logistics and regulation will weigh on the pace of immunisation.

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Juggling school and a music career: 5 S’porean teen musicians who are making a mark

They have made stage debuts, released singles and won music competitions. 

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Famous Chin Mee Chin Confectionery in Katong to return next month

It is best known for its traditional toasted kaya buns, kopi and baked goods such as Swiss rolls.

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