The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Sept 27, 2016

Singapore's population hits 5.61 million in June, ex-bus driver charged with causing pedestrian's death in Toa Payoh, and Compass One mall officially opens in Sengkang with features to cater to young families.

In today's News In A Minute, we look at:

* Singapore's population hit 5.61 million in June, growing by 1.3 per cent from the year before. 

* Former SBS Transit bus driver Wong Kum Fatt was charged in court with causing the death of an elderly pedestrian on July 7 this year.

* Sengkang's Compass One mall officially opened today after a major year-long upgrade.