The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Aug 21, 2015

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

* Housing Board flat applicants who withdraw from priority schemes, including the Married Child Priority Scheme, will have their cases re-assessed to determine if they can still keep their original queue number.

* The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has reminded Singaporeans to apply for new passports early to avoid the September school-holiday rush. 

* The Singapore Tourism Board has appointed local tour organiser Journeys to operate and manage Haw Par Villa for the next three years.