The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Jan 26, 2017

Today's top news headlines: Slowest employment growth since 2003: MOM; HDB resale transactions rose 7.8% in 2016; more than 900 clinics open during Chinese New Year long weekend.

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

* The total workforce grew by just 16,400 last year. At 0.4 per cent is the slowest employment growth since 2003.

* HDB resale transactions rose 7.8 per cent in 2016 even as resale prices fell by 0.1 per cent compared to the year before. 

* Should you fall ill during the Chinese New Year long weekend, don't fret, more than 900 clinics across the island will be open.