The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Aug 1, 2017

Today's top news headlines: Armed robbery at Western Union branch in Ubi, probe into PIE viaduct collapse to conclude in October and new scheme allows Singapore visitors to use automated gates at Bangkok airports.

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

* An armed robbery took place at a Western Union branch in Ubi on Tuesday morning.

* The investigations into the Pan-Island Expressway viaduct collapse are slated to be completed in October and the project will be on hold until then.

* Visitors from Singapore and Hong Kong will soon be able to breeze through immigration at Bangkok's two international airports with a new scheme allowing them to use automatic passport scanners.