Singapore employers lagging behind payments, economy worsening

According to the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau, Singapore employers are lagging behind in payments and payment performance have reached a 5-year-low. Less than half of the total payments transactions...

Singapore bond market seeks S$22 billion debt refinancing

According to a report by Reuters, the Singapore economy could be in danger of default if its bond market do not secure the S$22 billion refinancing by 2017. The government...

Australian TPG vows “tremendous value” to Singaporean mobile market

From 2018, Singaporeans can see greater value from the market entry of a new telco without suffering under state companies Singtel, M1 and Starhub, which were long accused of...

Singapore recession: Not enough jobs, long-term unemployment worst since 2002

According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Manpower, Singapore posted its worst unemployment figures today (Dec 13) with job seekers outnumbering job vacancies by 9.89% and its...

PAP MP: It is a moral hazard to help the unemployed with benefits

Singapore's only elected opposition party, the Workers' Party (WP), proposed in parliament yesterday (Dec 12) a national unemployment insurance for only Singapore employees that provide 40% of the last...

Singtel users frustrated at service disruption

Singapore's leading telecommunication provider, Singtel, is seeing service disruption to its fibre broadband network today (Dec 3) from 9.43am. Complains made on Facebook however indicated that the service outage...

Minister Chan Chun Sing subsidise labour costs of shipping companies

Through the Singapore Organisation of Seamen (SOS) union under the National Trade Union Congress (NTUC), Minister of State and NTUC chief Chan Chun Sing said that he will commit...

Singapore post -2% GDP contraction in Q3

In the latest GDP report released by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) today (Nov 24), Singapore posted a -2% contraction in the 3rd quarter and lowered the...

Minister Chan Chun Sing: Access China through new citizens

Speaking at the Singapore Hua Yuan Association anniversary dinner, Minister of State Chan Chun Sing said that the Chinese Association clans in Singapore can help the country to access...

Lee Hsien Loong: No defence co-production with India until they lift ban on ST...

India officials have confirmed that Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told India Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their meeting last month, that Singapore will not co-produce defence-related products...

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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"....