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The Straits Times - World·2021-03-01 09:01

Puncture holes found on Singapore Airlines cargo plane after landing in Brussels

A Singapore Airlines (SIA) cargo plane is undergoing repairs in Brussels after holes were spotted on the bottom of the plane.

SIA said on Sunday evening (Feb 28) that the affected plane was a Boeing 747-400 freighter, which operated on the SQ7951 service from Dallas to Brussels on Feb 26.

The flight crew had conducted the necessary aircraft visual checks according to procedure, said SIA.

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Fundraising initiative for Tuas fire victim's family raises $200,000

A fundraising initiative for the family of one of the Tuas fire victims has hit its initial target of $200,000 on Sunday night (Feb28).

Foreign worker Marimuthu S., 38, suffered serious burns in an explosion at a Tuas industrial building on Feb 24, and was one of three workers who later died of their injuries. Ten workers suffered burn injuries from the explosion.

The fundraising initiative on Giving.sg raised about $204,000 from more than 2,800 donors as of 11pm Sunday night.

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Trump to proclaim himself the future of the Republican Party in speech

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday (Feb 28) will declare himself the dominant figure in the fractured Republican Party and attack President Joe Biden in his first major appearance since leaving the White House nearly six weeks ago.

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