The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Aug 1, 2014

In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute video, we look at Singapore cars paying RM16.50 for a round trip to Johor, up from the previous RM2.90, among other issues. -- PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM VIDEO
In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute video, we look at Singapore cars paying RM16.50 for a round trip to Johor, up from the previous RM2.90, among other issues. -- PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM VIDEO

In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute video, we look at:

*Singapore cars now have to pay RM16.50 for a round trip to Johor, up from the previous RM2.90, as higher toll charges kicked in on Friday.

*100,000 more households will be eligible for elder-friendly fittings such as grab bars, ramps and slip-resistant floor tiles, due to lower age criteria.

*The new Canberra MRT station, between Yishun and Sembawang on the North-South Line will be completed by 2019.