The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Sept 5, 2017

Tan Chuan-Jin to become new Speaker of Parliament; IE Singapore and Spring Singapore to merge; eating more red meat, poultry can raise diabetes risk.

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

*Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, a core member of the fourth generation political leadership, will become the new Speaker of Parliament.

*Government agencies, International Enterprise Singapore and Spring Singapore, will merge into one entity called Enterprise Singapore.

*Meat-lovers beware! According to a study by Duke-NUS Medical School, eating more red meat and poultry can raise diabetes risk among Singapore Chinese.