The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Feb 2, 2016

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

* Be prepared for a windy and rainy Chinese New Year as a monsoon surge is expected to hit the region. 

* The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore has refuted rumours that the majority of bak kwa sold in Singapore comes from China and may contain rat, fox and mink flesh. 

* Mandopop superstar Jay Chou's first world tour since he tied the knot and became a father, will include a stop in Singapore at the National Stadium on Sept 3.