WP Pritam Singh demand Government to declare spending estimates

Speaking as the representative of Opposition Workers' Party for the first time, WP chief Pritam Singh called for the Singapore government to declare spending estimates for multi-billion dollar projects...

Minister Josephine Teo: Milk is milk, just buy whatever cheapest on sale

Minister of State Josephine Teo dismissed Singaporeans' complaints over rising milk powder pricing and said that she would just buy "whatever cheapest on sale": "Milk is milk, however fancy the...

Minister Chee Hong Tat: Singaporeans to pay mandatory disability insurance

After secretly increasing Minimum Sum to S$181,000 in Jan 2018, the Singapore government have came out with a new scheme to leech CPF funds again: this time with compulsory...

Government to raise poly school fees despite strong cash balance

Despite sitting on a healthy cash balance of more than S$200 million at each polytechnic, the Singapore government is raising school fees for polytechnic students. According to the Ministry...

State media: Each % of GST increase is S$1.8 billion

According to state media TodayOnline, every percentage increase of the GST will translate to S$1.8 billion in tax revenue for the Singapore government. The state media consulted business lobbyists...

Minister K Shanmugam to single parents: Poverty is your individual responsibility, go find a...

When questioned by state media reporters over what more can be done to help single parents, Law Minister K Shanmugam responded saying that poverty is their own "individual responsibility"...

Minister Amy Khor: No action taken against profiteering operators

When questioned by hawker stall owners what action is the government going to take against profiteering tactics by hawker centre operators, Senior Minister of State Amy Khor paid lips...

Singapore is world’s most expensive city for 5th year

For the 5th consecutive year, Singapore is the world's most expensive city according to an independent survey conducted by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). With an index of 116, Singapore...

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...

Government increase marriage costs to raise taxes for GIC and Temasek Holdings

The Singapore government is cost of marriage registrations in an effort to raise more taxes. Registration fees for Singaporeans increased from S$26 to S$42, while for foreigners, the fees...

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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"....