The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Dec 27, 2016

More rugged combat boots for SAF soldiers; mandarin oranges to cost this Chinese New Year; Thomson Medical to build hospital in JB.

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

* Soldiers from the Singapore Armed Forces will get new boots that are more rugged and durable

* Local importers on mandarin oranges say prices are expected to go up by 20 to 30 per cent, due to decreased supply and a stronger American dollar. 

* Private healthcare group Thomson Medical is building a hospital in Johor Baru, to encourage Singaporeans to cross the Causeway for their medical treatment.