The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Aug 24, 2016

Pre-schoolers screened for tuberculosis; man jailed for smuggling puppies across Causeway; new study on disposable food packaging

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

* Little Greenhouse, a pre-school in Bukit Batok, has started screening children and staff for latent tuberculosis after a teacher was diagnosed with the disease.

* Loh Chee Chiang, 34, has been jailed six months for smuggling puppies into Singapore and causing them suffering.

* The National Environment Agency (NEA) has called for a tender to study the life-cycle assessment of disposable packaging and single-use carriers commonly used in Singapore.