The Big Story: Lower fees for part-time poly, uni students; US-China relations; and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

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SINGAPORE - Catch up with 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.

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

In Wednesday's (Dec 18) episode, education correspondent Amelia Teng talks about the lower tuition fees for part-time students in universities and polytechnics on bursaries.

Next, China correspondent Lim Yan Liang talks about the trade talks between US and China and its impact on bilateral relations.

Lastly, film correspondent John Lui provides a spoiler-free review of the new Star Wars movie.

In #WhatsTrending, multimedia journalist Dylan Ang will look at the stories trending online.

In Wednesday's segment, he will talk about the video of a man allegedly throwing a dog out of a car window, pay-as-you-wish durian promotion gone wrong and the premiere of Star Wars' Rise Of Skywalker.

Topics covered in previous episodes of The Big Story include the Conservative Party's landslide win at the British election, Singapore Athletics' reaction to criticism over its poor outing at the SEA Games and simulator training for all learner motorists from Dec 16.

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