Select Committee: No comment on foreigners giving testimonies on domestic politics

According to a state media reporter from TodayOnline who questioned the Select Committee why are foreigners allowed to give testimonies on domestic national security and foreign affairs, the various...

Minister Janil Puthucheary suggests Death Penalty for fake news

Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary on Monday (Mar 12) suggested to impose the death penalty for the sharing of fake news. The ex-Malaysian who...

All Singapore Stuff editor Farhan may have been arrested

According to a source received by STR, the chief editor of popular tabloid news website All Singapore Stuff (ASS) may have been arrested. The last posting on the ASS...

New law: Police given power to ban any form of communications

In a new regulation proposed by Law Minister K Shanmugam, the Singapore Police will have the power to arrest anyone who take a picture of any ongoing police incident....

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...

Singapore publishes new propaganda website Rice Media

After the failure and closure of The Middle Ground and Singapolitics, the Singapore government has published a new tabloid-style propaganda website for Singaporeans. Named "Rice Media", the self-proclaimed "alternative...

Human Rights Watch: Singapore laws are repressive

In a damning 133-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) today (Dec 13), the international non-government group criticised the Singapore laws  as repressive and called for the dictatorship to...

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...

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 Chee Hong Tat: Public will not have access to Parliament videos

Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Chee Hong Tat yesterday (Nov 8) told the Parliament that the public shall not have access to live video feed or...

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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"....