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"You suddenly tell us one day, the next day we cannot work. How are we going to pay all these instalments?": E-scooter riders gather to voice frustration over ban at Meet-the-People session in Ang Mo Kio

READ: https://cna.asia/2WQdf9A

WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LyYBWUFjIs

PMD retailers are worried about the impact of the footpath ban that came "without warning" https://cna.asia/34DMJDa

Commentary: What’s next for e-scooters after the footpath ban? https://cna.asia/32kLFT6

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18 Singaporeans were among those injured when a wooden bridge at Montigo Resort in Batam, Indonesia collapsed. Read more: https://cna.asia/2pPBYyH
Our most talked-about stories this rainy Friday morning:

1. Food delivery riders have "genuine concerns" about the new e-scooter rules which kicked in earlier this week, says Desmond Lee https://cna.asia/2K1hwSn

2. An e-scooter rider was sentenced to jail after he collided into a 6-year-old, causing the boy to suffer brief hearing loss https://cna.asia/2JZOtP7

3. China and the US have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others' goods as part of a trade deal, according to an official https://cna.asia/2oU1GBB

4. A restaurant owner is assisting police with their investigation on an event held in Singapore related to the Hong Kong protests https://cna.asia/34JsgwO

Read the latest at cna.asia.

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MENDAKI says 26 employees were injured during the Batam bridge collapse. One Singaporean heading home tells CNA the incident was a "shock": https://cna.asia/2CnJbZF
JUST IN: Food delivery riders who trade in their e-scooters for approved mobility devices will get a grant of up to S$1,000 from a fund set up by the Singapore Government and delivery companies. READ: https://cna.asia/2WZaRxd
How much do you think maids in Singapore should be paid per month? Here are the results of one such survey: https://cna.asia/2K3MLMz
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When Timur the goat and Amur the tiger became friends, they won hearts the world over. But it was not meant to be 😢 https://cna.asia/34F89Q8
About 1,000 people sleep rough on the streets of Singapore, according to the first study of its kind here. Here’s where the highest level of homelessness were reported: https://cna.asia/34EjMXA
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WATCH: We tried sop kaki kambing - Jakarta’s “goat leg soup”, with eyeballs, ears and brains for good measure. Here’s our verdict: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3uwsjlGnWE
As a teen, Adrian Ang had to survive on 2 slices of bread a day and drink water to keep hunger at bay. Now, as boss of Stuff’d, he gives free meals to children in need. 🌯🥙💪
READ: https://cna.asia/2CoR7K6
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At this eatery in Bali, each plate of nasi campur is a meticulous piece of art - and it’s been a crowd-puller for the last 5 decades. Hungry yet? https://cna.asia/2Q2QFJp
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🤸‍♀️ Eight-year-old Lara’s dream is to follow in the footsteps of Malaysian gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi. But with the Terengganu state government’s new guidelines, this might be near impossible. https://cna.asia/2pSrtL3

WATCH: Why this Malaysian state is saying no to female gymnasts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZOM9yCMxa4
"Maybe you'll find the right guy and your life will change," someone at a wedding dinner once said to CNA's Lin Suling. Here’s why there’s nothing wrong with being single.

Read her commentary: https://cna.asia/2NuMaFL
DEVELOPING: A Hong Kong police officer shot at least one protester in the chest earlier this morning during clashes that were broadcast live on Facebook. READ: https://cna.asia/2O22MUz

VIDEO shows what happened before the protester was shot: https://youtu.be/N-zINR8YZHo
Warning: Some viewers might find the video disturbing
DEVELOPING: Tear gas fired in Hong Kong's central business district. Police had warned they would fire tear gas to disperse a crowd that had gathered. It follows morning clashes where a protester was shot in the chest: https://cna.asia/36TpiaE

VIDEO from a CNA reader: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf50zjP2hLY
A man was set on fire after arguing with protesters in what Hong Kong police called "the most shocking incident" yet. https://cna.asia/2O2QaMH

A protester in Hong Kong is in critical condition after a police officer shot him with live rounds. Here's a closer look at the moments leading up to the incident:

Amid escalating violence on both sides, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said it was "wishful thinking" that violence would force her government to yield. https://cna.asia/2QhEdpx
The latest from Hong Kong:

- Riot police fired tear gas at City University
- Police are deployed at MTR stations across the territory
- Universities and schools are cancelling classes

READ: https://cna.asia/2QasU26
JUST IN: Hong Kong police are investigating attempted murder after a man was set on fire during a confrontation with protesters. https://cna.asia/2CyjaGT
They are accused of locking him in a cat cage, pinching him with pliers and scalding him repeatedly.
A couple is on trial for killing their five-year-old son with horrific abuse: https://cna.asia/2NEOgTN
A Hong Kong police officer who was caught on video riding his motorcycle into a crowd of protesters has been suspended from frontline duty.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhLm4bikYiA&list=PLbnMTcZEga8TVi1SRmw0OSMQWCFGUoX_C&index=1