The Big Story: SIT's new campus in Punggol, ComfortDelGro ramps up tech to combat disruption

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 (Sept 10) episode, senior education correspondent Sandra Davie will talk about the Singapore Institute of Technology's upcoming campus in Punggol.

Senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan will then talk about ComfortDelGro's digital transformation as it strives to combat quick and nimble disruptors like Gojek and Grab.

Topics covered in previous episodes include how supermarket giant NTUC FairPrice and fast-food chain McDonald's are trialling an 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.