Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on May 29

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, May 29.

McDonald’s delivery rider, NParks employee and two pupils among 15 Covid-19 community cases

The NParks officer was added to a new cluster linked to Chevy’s Bar and Bistro, which has four cases.

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Singapore planning for possibility that Covid-19 becomes endemic here: Lawrence Wong

This could mean Singaporeans will need to get booster jabs from time to time, said Mr Wong.

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Malaysia to impose total nationwide lockdown from June 1-14 as Covid-19 cases hit new record

The country has reported a fourth straight day of record infections. 

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Slump and recovery: The two faces of Singapore’s economy

Insight looks at what lies ahead for sectors at both ends of the spectrum.

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Coronavirus hits India’s villages

India’s cities are on the mend, but the deadly virus is coursing through the vast rural hinterland.

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Imported Covid-19 case from Nepal not linked to Changi Airport cluster despite woman’s claims: MOH

Ms Sonal Wadde had claimed that she was infected “most probably” at Changi Airport.

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Parks and recreation: A guide to heartland parklands all over Singapore

Hop on a bicycle or lace up those trainers and spend the month-long school holidays rediscovering nature trails.

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Woman admits to slapping 8-year-old girl who stepped on her foot in MRT train

She faces enhanced penalties as the victim is under 14 years old.

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Driver of Maserati that dragged cop loses appeal, as judge calls his actions ‘heinous and dangerous’

Causing injury by a car or other vehicle is tantamount to the use of a weapon, the judge said.

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Digitally altered image of dine-in area for essential workers in poor taste: Josephine Teo

Minister slams as crude the alteration of a banner in the image to say “Die-In Area”.

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