The Straits Times' News In A Minute: July 11, 2016

Bank robber nabbed in Bangkok; level playing field for taxis and private-hire cars not desirable; off-duty SCDF officer saves toddler

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

* The Caucasian man who robbed the Standard Chartered Bank branch in Holland Village has been nabbed in Thailand after more than 72 hours on the run.

* Should taxis want private-hire operators to compete on a completely level playing field, then taxis might have to contend with Uber and Grab drivers being allowed to pick up street hails.

* Singapore Civil Defence Force Senior Warrant Officer Hasanuddin Johar was off-duty last Sunday when he spearheaded efforts to rescue a 20-month-old boy from a locked lorry.