The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Oct 30, 2017

Today's top news headlines: Foreign Islamic preachers and publications​ banned in Singapore, lower fares at ​MRT ​stations before 7.45am, and local designers ​wanted ​​for ​new Orchard Road ​development.

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

*Two foreign Islamic preachers Ismail Menk and Haslin Baharim will not be allowed to enter Singapore on a religious cruise; four foreign publications containing "undesirable and harmful teachings" were also banned

*​Commuters can enjoy a discount of up to 50 cents off their transport fares if they enter any of the 157 MRT stations before 7.45am

*Up-and-coming local designers will soon have the ​opportunity to showcase their ​work at​ a new development called Design Orchard