The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Jan 8, 2018

Today's top news headlines: Flash floods at 9 locations due to intense rainfall, husband-and-wife pair accused of abusing maid and SPH launches new Mandopop radio station 96.3 Hao FM.

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

* Flash floods at nine locations in the eastern part of Singapore were due to intense rainfall, said water agency PUB.

* A maid from Myanmar was subjected to abuse from her employers, including physical assault and being forced to pour boiling water on her own shoulder.

* Fans of classic Mandarin pop can now tune in to a new radio station, 96.3 Hao FM.