The Big Story: Mismatch between donations and what the poor need, and how electoral boundaries could change

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, has reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom.

On Monday's (Sept 9) episode, journalist Yuen Sin will talk about the mismatch between donations and what the poor need.

Political correspondent Rachel Au-Yong will discuss how the electoral boundaries could change in the upcoming general election.

Topics covered in previous episodes include how supermarket giant NTUC Fairprice and fast-food chain McDonald's trial initiative to cut down on plastic bags and plastic packaging; new government measures to encourage parenthood and marriage; the instances where people have to give their NRIC details under stricter rules from Sept 1; and how the growing presence of virtual restaurants and ghost kitchens by food delivery apps disrupt the food and beverage scene here.