The Big Story: Should you worry about the dengue epidemic and Asean's bid to host World Cup

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 Tuesday's (June 25) episode, Senior Health Correspondent Salma Khalik talks about why the dengue epidemic is a cause of concern and the stepped-up efforts to combat its spread.

Correspondent David Lee talks about how likely is an Asean World Cup and the challenges of hosting the highly anticipated event in this region.

Topics covered in previous episodes include the new ERP system, tragedy involving a security guard at 1-Altitude who fell to his death, the gay sex scandal in Malaysia that allegedly involves a government minister and the Committee of Inquiry's findings into the death of actor Aloysius Pang.

Helmed by multimedia journalist Hairianto Diman, the episode airs live from ST's new digital studio.