The Big Story: WP leaders found liable for damages suffered by AHTC; new Thomson Nature Park

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 Hairianto Diman, the episode airs live from ST's digital studio.

On Friday's (Oct 11) episode, political correspondent Rachel Au-Yong talks about the High Court's judgment that found Workers' Party MPs liable for damages suffered by the town council and what it means to the party moving forward.

Next, environment correspondent Audrey Tan shares more on the new Thomson Nature Park and the novel roadway animal detection system to help animals cross the roads safely, as well as future plans to conserve wildlife in Singapore.

Finally, correspondent David Lee talks about the joint Asean bid for the 2034 World Cup led by Thailand and the possibility of Singapore playing for the global quadrennial tournament.

Topics covered in previous episodes include Singapore topping the list as world's most competitive economy, Hong Kong picking up the pieces following an angry weekend of protests over the face mask ban, and why Singapore topped a list of 105 global cities which are most ready for disruption brought about by artificial intelligence.