The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Feb 17, 2016

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

* Singapore needs to change its perceptions of engineers if it hopes to emulate the success of Silicon Valley and attract some of the Singaporeans based there to return home, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in California.

*  The Singapore Armed Forces' Explosive Ordnance Disposal team managed to safely dispose of seven war relics that were found at a construction site near Changi Airport Terminal 2 over the weekend.

* Certificate of Entitlement (COE) prices finished mixed in this month's second round of bidding.