States Times Review to shut down

Dear readers, Following recent political development in Singapore, the dictatorship is likely to take down States Times Review on false charges of propagating fake news and foreign funding. As such, States...

STR: Select Committee report itself is fake news

After having a good run digesting the Select Committee's politically-motivated report, it has become evident that the sole objective since day one is to reinforce existing censorship legislation and...

Select Committee: Minister K Shanmugam get to decide what is fake news

According to the concluding report published by the ruling party-controlled Select Committee yesterday (Sep 20), the Singapore government will be granted the power to shut down or block any...

Minister Ong Ye Kung: Facebook is breeding angst and impatience among people

Blaming social media websites like Facebook for the ruling party's declining popularity, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung claimed that the internet is "breeding angst and impatience" among the people,...

Minister Janil Puthucheary: Select Committee don’t know what to do

After losing credibility over it's baseless attack on Harvard University, member of the government's Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods, Minister Janil Puthucheary, revealed that they are still at...

Lee Hsien Loong: Sedition, libel and contempt laws ready for “freedom” in Singapore

When questioned by international media over the state of censorship and repression in Singapore, dictator Prime Minister openly faulted Singaporeans saying they voted for it: "I think when you say...

Dr Thum Ping Tjin becomes the Chicken, death is only imminent

A rejected proposal from Human Rights Watch (HRW) from Dec 2017, titled "Kill the Chicken to scare the Monkeys", has turned out to be the truth: the Chicken of...

Government investigating Oxford historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin’s background

After openly opposing censorship during the public hearing held by the Select Committee, the Singapore government now calls for a background check on Oxford historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin....

Select Committee: Alex Tan’s submission must be censored

Declaring that States Times Review editor Alex Tan's submission as "not made in good faith", the Select Committee censored his submission and refuse to disclose the content: "Three written representations...

Select Committee admit publishing fake news

Singapore's Select Committee on fake news has ironically published inaccurate summaries of witnesses and had to make amendments yesterday (Apr 10). At least 5 witnesses who attended the public...

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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"....