The Straits Times' News In A Minute: July 8, 2014

In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute video, we look at the CPF scheme being one of the safest and is among the better regarded internationally. -- PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM VIDEO
In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute video, we look at the CPF scheme being one of the safest and is among the better regarded internationally. -- PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM VIDEO

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

* The CPF scheme may not provide the highest returns and is not a perfect retirement savings scheme but it is one of the safest and is among the better regarded internationally said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in Parliament.

* 898 cases of dengue were reported last week, 33 per cent more than the 674 cases the week before.

* Marina Bay will see its last National Day Parade this year for at least the next few years said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.  :