The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Jan 12, 2017

Today’s top news headlines: Man allegedly drove against flow of traffic, charged with dangerous driving; retiree who fell off escalator awakes from coma; MRT network performance up 30 per cent in 2016 from 2015.

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

* A man who drove against traffic along the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) has been charged with dangerous driving. 

* Retiree Lim Chwee Leong, 64, awoke from his coma yesterday, two months after he fell on an escalator at Bishan MRT station.

* MRT trains generally travelled longer distances before encountering delays last year, compared to the year before.