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The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Jan 16, 2015

In today's News In A Minute, we look at how freedom of speech should be cherished. However, it cannot be used as a cloak to make insensitive and inappropriate remarks about any religion, Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing said
In today's News In A Minute, we look at how freedom of speech should be cherished. However, it cannot be used as a cloak to make insensitive and inappropriate remarks about any religion, Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing said today. -- PHOTO: RAZORTV

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

*While freedom of speech should be cherished, it cannot be used as a cloak to make insensitive and inappropriate remarks about any religion, Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing said today. 

* In one of the worst cases of sex crimes against young boys here, Mr Yap Weng Wah, a 31-year-old quality assurance engineer, has admitted to preying on 31 victims aged between 11 and 15  over a period of three years. 

*A new heart-screening centre near the Singapore General Hospital has been set up to screen national service enlistees and military personnel for signs of heart abnormalities.