The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Dec 20, 2016

Today's top news headlines: 1 in 3 employers plan to raise headcount in 2017, man to be charged for Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal death, and no reports of Singaporeans affected in Berlin attack.

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

*36 per cent of companies here are planning to raise headcount in 2017, according to a new survey by recruitment firm Michael Page.

*A Malaysian man will be charged with murder on Wednesday in connection with a death at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal last month. 

*The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says there have been no reports of any Singaporeans injured in the Berlin Christmas market attack.