The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Nov 2, 2017

Today's top news headlines: Cathay Cineplexes to be acquired by mm2 Asia, NUS student falls to death after locking herself out of hall room, and ICA to roll out electronic system for PR applications.

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

* Entertainment company mm2 Asia will acquire all of Cathay Cineplexes' Singapore cinema operations for $230 million.

* A National University of Singapore student fell to her death while trying to enter her residential hall room from a window. 

* The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority is switching to an electronic system for permanent residency applications from December 18.