Minister Chan Chun Sing: No choice for raising water and diesel tax

Despite having zero business management or even work a day in the private sector, Minister of State Chan Chun Sing "advised" Singaporean businesses to venture overseas for growth: "Businesses need...

Singapore taxi companies apply to use Uber pricing structure

Four major taxi companies - ComfortDelgro, Prime Taxi, Premier Taxis and Transcab - submitted an application to revise the pricing structure similar that of popular ride-sharing app Uber. The...

Arsenal Soccer School: Singapore Land Authority is a disgrace

Singapore's Arsenal Soccer School, JSSL Singapore, hit out at the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) for being a disgrace after they were forced to be evicted from their original training...

Government trying to get young Singaporeans to be hawkers

According to the Hawker Centre 3.0 Committee headed by Senior Minister of State Amy Khor, the Singapore government is trying to get young Singaporeans to be hawkers. Among the...

Minister Ong Ye Kung to spend a total of S$3 million subsidising shipping companies

Speaking at a Chinese New year celebration yesterday (Feb 2), Minister of Education Ong Ye Kung announced that the government will spend S$1.2 million to subsidise shipping companies by...

Restaurant patrons: House of Seafood ruined our CNY reunion dinner!

Numerous negative complaints have been posted on a local seafood restaurant for being seriously under-staffed. According to the comments posted on House of Seafood's Facebook page, the restaurant took more...

Temasek Holdings-owned Keppel Corp cut 10,600 jobs in 2016

Temasek Holdings-owned Keppel Corporation revealed that it cut 10,600 jobs in 2016 due to the declining business in oil and gas exploration and falling oil prices. The bulk of...

Singapore become cheaper for rich renters

According to the latest accommodation survey by ECA International, Singapore's ranking for high-end rental has fallen to 7th place in Asia this year, three places from 4th in 2016....

Singapore SMEs not interested in attracting and retaining manpower

The government's SkillFuture Mentors (SFM) programme launched in 2015 is seeing little participation with only 60 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) out of a 2,000 target signing up. The...

Singapore rich complain about loss of golf course in Singapore

Following the announcement of the land acquisition of Raffles Country Club (RCC) for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR), RCC members spoke to media reporters complaining about the...

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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"....