The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Jan 8, 2016

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

* The salaries of polytechnic graduates have moved up after remaining flat for two years. 

* Visitors to this year's River Hongbao will be treated to nine nights of close-up fireworks, with accompanying music and lights.​ ​

* Bright red or lime green? Commuters will get to vote what colour the new buses used under the Government contracting model will be.