The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Feb 11, 2016

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

* The first week of February saw a drop in dengue cases reported, but the National Environment Agency has warned that the number is still much higher than usual.

* A total of 140 women signed on as regulars in the Singapore Armed Forces last year, twice as many as compared to the previous three years, said the Ministry of Defence.

* Game-changing construction technology, such as a building method that involves stacking completed rooms together on-site, is crucial for the future of Singapore's construction industry, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong.