This week's top reads from The Straits Times

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New initiative to hire S’pore workers based on skills, instead of past qualifications, titles

Roles offered under the initiative include recruiters, data analysts and supply chain coordinators.

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57 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S’pore, including 17 unlinked

Among them is one senior aged above 70 who is unvaccinated and is at risk of serious illness.

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askST: If I am not vaccinated but have tested negative for Covid-19, can I eat in a restaurant?

Differentiated rules on social gatherings based on vaccination status are now in place in Singapore. 

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Discharged after 13 months at NUH, world’s tiniest baby is now a healthy 6.3kg

Kwek Yu Xuan weighed just 212g when she was born on June 9 last year.

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IPCC report indicates Singapore could take bigger hits from climate change

If planet-warming emissions do not drop to net-zero by 2050, Singapore could experience more heatwaves, heavier rain.

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Regardless of race: One nation, many festivals

As Singapore turns 56, we celebrate the nation’s rich ethnic diversity with a look at the many festivals we mark throughout the year.

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S’pore’s Covid-19 ‘endemic’ road map: Time for a frank conversation

What should we expect in terms of hospitalisations and deaths when Singapore embarks on the road map?

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Malaysian singer Siti Sarah, who died of Covid-19, was not vaccinated, says husband

He said his wife had been experiencing low oxygen levels at home, but he had dismissed the readings.

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