The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Jan 13, 2017

Today's top news headlines: Indonesia frees the eight men deported from Singapore, lift company Sigma banned from tendering HDB projects and Singaporeans plan to spend less this Chinese New Year.

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

*  Eight Indonesians deported from Singapore over their suspected links to the Islamic State have been released by Indonesian police

* Lift company Sigma has been banned from tendering new HDB projects due to 'a higher than usual breakdown rate' in the first year of operation.

* Singaporeans are tightening their belt this Chinese New Year, according to a survey by United Overseas Bank.