In The Straits Times News In A Minute today, we look at:
* A general election has been called and Polling Day will be on Friday, Sept 11. Nomination Day will be on Sept 1.
* Under the enhanced Baby Bonus scheme, all children of married couples, instead of just the first four, will now receive $8,000 or $10,000 in cash, depending on their birth order.
* A kind act by 68-year-old hotel housekeeping supervisor Rimmy Lau, documented in a Facebook post by a Straits Times reporter, has been making waves online.