Singapore Government must introduce Minimum Wage to fulfill Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Last Sunday (Oct 4), the Singapore government signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement with eleven other countries. According to Singapore state media reports, the deal will allow local exporters...

10% jump in skipping of debt payments

According to the latest press release by Credit Bureau Singapore (CBS) today (Oct 5), the number of consumers who skipped unsecured debt payments for two or more months jumped...

Singapore Airlines withdrew sponsorship of Singapore Turf Club international races

In a press release by Singapore Turf Club last Monday (Sep 28), Singapore's international horse racing competitions, namely the Singapore Airlines International Cup (SIA Cup) and KrisFlyer International Sprint...

iProperty survey: More Singaporeans felt annual income is insufficient

According to the latest H2 property report by iProperty, 45% of the survey respondents this year felt that their annual income is insufficient - a 10% increase as compared...

GIC to spend undisclosed billions on five American shopping centres

Singapore's sovereign wealth fund company, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) Private Limited, announced today (Oct 1) that they have spent an undisclosed amount buying 40% from five American shopping...

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Epilogue

The past week has been heartening to read that many Singaporeans have expressed disappointment in the shut down of States Times Review. I have been...

STR to shut down

The States Times Review website has been blocked under false charges of "fake news" and "criminal defamation" laid by the Singapore dictatorship.   As such, the...

Law Minister K Shanmugam threatens 2 years jail for “Criminal Defamation”

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam has gone to the local state media threatening that the articles published by States Times Review is "criminal defamation"....