PAP MP Tin Pei Ling’s husband raised gas tariff by 4%

Effecting Feb 1 to Apr 30, the gas tariff for households will increase by 0.74 cent per kilowatt hour (kWh), from the current charge of 17.68 cents per kWh...

Minister Gan Kim Yong: Sugar tax will promote water drinking

In an interview with state media Straits Times published yesterday (Jun 19), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said he will be imposing a new sugar tax to promote water...

Malaysia to raise water price, discussion to start this month

After rejecting corrupted Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's invite to a dodgy holiday "leaders' retreat", Malaysia's veteran Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced that he will be raising the water...

Singapore to save S$3 billion from HSR withdrawal, GST increase can now be scrapped

Singapore is expected to save at least S$3 billion following the shelving of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR). According to Singapore's Transport Ministry, S$3 billion was allocated...

Hawkers raised price of chicken rice to S$4.50

According to a media interview with hawkers by Chinese newspaper LianHe ZaoBao, the prices of most hawker food has risen by S$0.50 to S$1. Media reporters found that the...

Temasek Holdings: Electricity tariff to increase by 18.8%

Temasek Holdings-owned monopoly power supplier SP Group yesterday (Sep 29) announced that the increase for the next three months from Oct to Dec will be 2.1%. This makes up...

Government to force 200 coffee shops offer cashless transactions

In a press release by HDB, NEA and JTC Corporation, some 245 coffee shops will have to offer cashless transactions under their appointed-contractor NETs. From August 2020, hawker food...

Minister Maliki Osman: Singaporean millennials are job hoppers, instagram thrill-seekers

Senior Minister of State Maliki Osman spoke in Parliament yesterday (May 17) hitting out at younger Singaporean generation, criticising them as job hoppers and instagram thrill-seekers: "More will job hop,...

Straits Times: Cost of living increase because Singaporeans are jealous of the rich

<Pic: Lee Hsien Loong on his US$65 million Gulfstream private jet> With no credible scholars or economists praising Lee Hsien Loong's address on cost of living at his National Day...

Coroner: New mother jumped to her death with infant due to work and money...

According to a report by State Coroner Marvin Bay, a new mother who jumped to her death clutching her two-month old baby committed suicide due to work stress. State...

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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"....