The Big Story: China plans national security law for Hong Kong; preparations for a different Hari Raya

SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show.

The Big Story, broadcast every weekday at 5.30pm on Facebook and YouTube, has reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom.

Today's (May 22) episode is helmed by multimedia journalist Dylan Ang and assistant video editor Olivia Quay, and airs live from ST's digital studio.

We begin with an interview with China correspondent Elizabeth Law on the new national security laws that China is set to impose on Hong Kong and Macau.

Deputy director at the Office of the Mufti, Ustaz Irwan Hadi, talks about the challenges faced by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) in preparing for the Hari Raya celebration this Sunday amid the coronavirus situation.

In an AskST segment, we answer burning questions that readers have sent in to The Straits Times, on what one can or cannot do when the circuit breaker ends on June 1.

Stories covered in previous episodes of The Big Story include Singapore's safe reopening plans and a scaled down NDP 2020.