The Big Story: Inward-facing car cameras and digital banks

Senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan will talk about the new rule allowing taxis and private-hire cars to not only have inward-facing cameras, but also allow them to record audio.
Senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan will talk about the new rule allowing taxis and private-hire cars to not only have inward-facing cameras, but also allow them to record audio.PHOTO: ST FILE

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

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

On Wednesday's (July 3) episode, senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan will talk about the new rule allowing taxis and private-hire cars to not only have inward-facing cameras, but also allow them to record audio.

Associate editor Vikram Khanna will discuss the issuing of five new digital bank licences in Singapore, and the consequences of this rule.

Topics covered in previous episodes included the impact of Google's Huawei ban on users, the Singapore Red Cross data leak and how to practise good cyber hygiene, the impact of US-China's trade war on Singapore and the Committee of Inquiry's findings into the death of actor Aloysius Pang.

Helmed by multimedia journalist Kimberly Jow, the episode will air live from ST's new digital studio.