The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Aug 14, 2015

In The Straits Times News In A Minute today, we look at:

* A donation fund for Ugandan acid-burn victim Namale Allen received more than $8,000 within an hour.

* The Malaysian Ringgit tumbled 1.55 per cent to a record low of 2.9109 to the Singdollar as at 11.45am today. 

* After a bout of food poisoning and two weeks of treatment at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, a man's hands and feet and have turned gangrenous and will need to be amputated.