Evening Update: Today’s headlines from The Straits Times on Feb 12, 2024

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$4.5 billion in housing grants given out from 2020 to 2023: HDB

HDB has built about 1.25 million flats, housing about 80 per cent of Singapore's resident population.

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Million-dollar car sales fall in 2023 for second year in a row

Higher taxes and concerns over a money-laundering probe weighed on the market, dealers say.

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Docu-film on Indonesian elections ‘slanderous’: Prabowo’s campaign team

The documentary features legal experts who allege that fraud has dominated the election process.

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Xinjiang doubles down on telling its story, countering narratives and courting trade, tourism

The push comes as China increasingly faces criticism for its treatment of Uighur ethnic minority.

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