The Straits Times' News In A Minute: July 14, 2016

Man gets 8½ years' jail, 8 strokes of the cane for sexually assaulting 10-year-old niece; 17 hawker stalls given Bib Gourmand award in Singapore Michelin Guide; talks underway to let Singapore visitors to Mongolia stay for 30 days without visa.

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

* A man who sexually assaulted his 10-year-old niece in 2013 has been sentenced to 8 and a half years' jail and eight strokes of the cane.

* Seventeen hawkers stalls have been awarded the Bib Gourmand award in the inaugural Singapore Michelin Guide.

* Discussions between Singapore and Mongolia are underway on extending the visa waiver for Singaporeans from the current 14 days to 30 days.