Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on May 6

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, May 6.

Singapore gets into gear for return of phase 2 Covid-19 curbs

Businesses rush to adjust, while some firms send staff home before stricter rules kick in.

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New Covid-19 cluster in S’pore involving 4 who work at Pasir Panjang Terminal

MOH will screen port workers employed by PSA Singapore who have been deployed at the terminal.

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askST: Can ID cards still be used for SafeEntry when compulsory TraceTogether check-in starts?

Compulsory TraceTogether-only SafeEntry check-in was brought forward by about two weeks to May 17.  

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Diners scramble to alter Mother’s Day plans ahead of Singapore’s return to phase 2

Some diners have requested to split bookings for larger groups over a few days.

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In one of India’s best hospitals, a 26-year-old doctor decides who lives and dies as Covid-19 patients rush in

He makes those decisions at a Delhi hospital as the country’s healthcare system teeters on verge of collapse.

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Bloomberg New Economy Forum will be held in Singapore in November, Tesla’s Elon Musk to attend

Economic damage will depend on how long the renewed mobility curbs last, analysts say.

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Temporary Covid-19 curbs will not derail Singapore’s recovery, say economists

The elite conference went virtual last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Malaysia to place KL, JB under MCO for 14 days from May 7 amid spike in Covid-19 clusters

17 new clusters were recorded  in Kuala Lumpur from April 1 to 27, according to a report by the Health Ministry.

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Man arrested for suspected involvement in 19-year-old sister’s death in Clementi

The 19-year-old woman was found lying motionless at a residential unit in Clementi West.

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Through thick and thin: Four Singaporean music artistes and their managers

Everyone sees the singer in the spotlight, but few notice the manager standing in the wings.

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