Government tighten control on Mediacorp, two cronies become Directors

The Singapore government will be tightening their control on it's state media Mediacorp after two government cronies were appointed board of directors. The two new directors are former PAP...

Minister Tharman backtrack: PAP did not engage in gutter politics

After admitting that his ruling party government engaged in gutter politics by making defamatory accusations against opposition candidates, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam now backtracked his words claiming that...

Filmmaker Amos Yee granted asylum, vowed to continue fighting Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore's youngest filmmaker talent Amos Yee has been granted asylum by the US Court of Appeal today (Sep 27) and he has been released from the detention centre. The...

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...

Minister Tharman: Singapore is now more liberal and less fearful

When questioned by a NTU student over the ruling party PAP's gutter politics of defaming contest opponents during the Bukit Panjang by-election in 2016, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam...

Award-winning artist return S$19K funding, boycott government

Eisner award winner Sonny Liew has returned S$19,000 in funding from the National Art Council (NAC) and boycotted the Singapore Writers' Festival where he was invited as special guest...

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...

Law Minister K Shanmugam warn LKYSPP scholars for disagreeing with Government

Law Minister K Shanmugam yesterday (Aug 28) warned government-funded academics at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) over several recent disagreements with the Singapore dictatorship: "Think-tanks may...

Law Minister K Shanmugam point to Charlottesville protest to justify dictatorship

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam yesterday (Aug 25) told state media CNA in an interview justifying the oppression in the Singapore dictatorship by pointing to the Charlottesville protest conducted...

State media papers Today shut down following falling readership

State media papers Today will discontinue its print edition by the end of next month (Sep 2017) due to falling readership. The 17-years-old papers under Mediacorp, along with other...

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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"....