The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Dec 15, 2016

Today's top news headlines: The former National Aerated Water Company building could be conserved, the US dollar jumps against the Singdollar and President Rodrigo Duterte is in Singapore for state visit.

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

* The former National Aerated Water Company, now a disused bottling factory, could be conserved

* The US dollar jumped overnight against the Singapore currency and hovered near a 14-year peak against a basket of major currencies, receiving a major boost after the Federal Reserve increased the number of projected interest rate hikes for 2017. 

* Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in Singapore for a two-day state visit to discuss trade, defence and Asean issues.