The Straits Times' News In A Minute: July 9, 2014

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

*The conflict in Syria is a security concern for Singapore as several Singaporeans have gone there to take part in the conflict said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean in Parliament.

*The Government cannot rule out making further refinements to the tax system over the next five to 10 years said Law Minister K Shanmugam.

*The Government has been relatively free in controlling its use in other channels such as on DVDs, Pay TV and public entertainment platforms.