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...

K Shanmugam to Facebook: I am the Legislation and Court Order

Angered by Facebook executive's opposition to new censorship laws, Law Minister K Shanmugam outright claimed that he is the legislation and court order "If falsehood is defined as illegal, then...

Straits Times publish fake news by interviewing same commuter

According to a sharp-eye member of the public, propaganda state media Straits Times often feature a few regular commuters for feedback. Ashley Wu, a public relations executive, was found to...

Singapore state media suppress information of victim’s injuries

(Latest update: Straits Times now says there are 36 victims and that there were people vomiting and crying at the scene.) One moment propaganda state media Straits Times reported 25...

Minister Yaacob Ibrahim: TOC website must return S$5,000 ad revenue

In an attempt to shut down news site The Online Citizen (TOC), the propaganda Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim issued a direct order for TOC to return...

Ex-PAP NMP Calvin Cheng: Stop funding and support for Singapore art

Ex-PAP Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng on Tuesday (July 25) called for the Singapore government to stop all government funding and support for Singapore art. The former...

Law Minister K Shanmugam: Banning foreign news is good for society

In an interview with state media TodayOnline, Law Minister K Shanmugam said that new censorship laws banning foreign news media is good for society. "(Censorship) could well have the opposite effect....

ESM Goh Chok Tong threatens academics: I am not getting money’s worth

Speaking at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) forum on Friday (Sep 8), Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong warned the school's academics that his government...

SGSecure app hugely unpopular, only 50,000 downloads

The emergency notification application introduced by the Ministry of Home Affairs has been hugely unpopular with Singaporeans, managing only 50,000 downloads according to Google Play store. The figure would...

TOC Editor Terry Xu arrested, banned from overseas travel

The editor of alternative news site TheOnlineCitizen (TOC) Terry Xu was arrested in September and has been issued with a travel ban. According to the state media, he was among...

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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"....