The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Dec 29, 2016

Today's top news headlines: ICA deports Indonesians suspected of having plans to join ISIS, a duo is jailed for animal cruelty and smuggling and two-car trains are introduced for peak period travel on Punggol LRT.

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

*  The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority on Tuesday deported an Indonesian man and woman to Batam

* Two Vietnamese nationals were each jailed for six months for illegally importing 12 birds from Ho Chi Minh City.

* Two-car trains have been introduced during the peak hours on the east loop of Punggol LRT.