KK Hospital reject cash to force cashless society onto Singaporeans

Starting yesterday (Jan 3), under the orders of Ministry of Health, KK Hospital will reject all cash payments in order to force Singapore into a cashless society. Out of...

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 Grace Fu: We MPs pay for parking too

After weeks of criticisms over the government's mercenary move to charge school teachers for parking in school compounds, PAP Minister Grace Fu wrote to state media Straits Times saying...

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 Koh Poh Koon: 6 more months needed to explain rising prices of milk...

A newly-created government taskforce committee today (May 22) said that they need 6 more months to explain the rising prices of milk powder in Singapore. The committee led by...

PAP MP: Cheaper milk powder does not mean not as good

In part of the propaganda effort to swerve the conversation from explaining overpriced milk powder, PAP MP Rahayu Mahzam today (Ma y 31) called for Singaporean parents to go...

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...

Government to increase taxes by increasing school fees

In an announcement by the Ministry of Education (MOE) yesterday (Apr 29), all six local government-funded universities will increase school fees by up to S$1,00 for Singaporean students. The...

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 Chan Chun Sing: Electricity and water price increase is just “disproportionate psychologically”

Playing down worries over the double increases in electricity and water prices in July, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing claimed that Singaporeans "perceive these increase disproportionately...

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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"....