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

The Minimum CPF Sum will be raised to $155,000 for Singaporeans who turn 55 between July 1 this year and June 30 next year. -- PHOTO:  SCREEN CAPTURE FROM VIDEO 
The Minimum CPF Sum will be raised to $155,000 for Singaporeans who turn 55 between July 1 this year and June 30 next year. -- PHOTO:  SCREEN CAPTURE FROM VIDEO 

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

* The Minimum CPF Sum will be raised to $155,000 for Singaporeans who turn 55 between July 1 this year and June 30 next year

* Ramalingam Sakthivel, the first man to plead guilty to last December's unrest in Little India, was sentenced to 30 months in jail and three strokes of the cane.

*Resale prices of Housing Board flats cooled by 0.2 per cent in April