The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Dec 23, 2015

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

* Seven secondary schools were not posted any Secondary 1 students for the upcoming year as there was insufficient demand in their respective areas to open classes, ​said ​the ​Education ​Ministry​.

* SMRT will extend the operating hours of its train and selected bus services on New Year's Eve next Thursday.​ 

* COE for small cars closed at $54,301, down from $56,989 two weeks ago, while COE for big cars finished at $55,001, down from $60,001 previously.