The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Dec 13, 2017

Today's top news headlines: Rise in job seekers unemployed for 25 weeks or more, SCDF officers abused in 16 cases this year, ICA will keep wait 'reasonable' at checkpoints during festive period.

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

*More job seekers have been unemployed for 25 weeks or more, according to the labour report for the third quarter of 2017.

*There have been 16 cases of abuse against Singapore Civil Defence Force officers this year, down from 20 cases last year.

*The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority will keep wait times at Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints 'within reasonable limits' during the upcoming festive period.