Singaporean elderly kill daughter and commit suicide due to poverty

Driven to desperation due to abject poverty, a 69-year-old elderly Singaporean poor stabbed his intellectual-disabled daughter to death and then committed suicide by jumping off the eighth floor of...

CPF: We have higher interest rates…compared to banks

According to a "longitudinal study" conducted by the Central Provident Fund (CPF), 40% of Singaporeans at aged 55 left their money in the CPF. In its propaganda fake news,...

Ministry of Health: Elderly suicide is “statistically high but low”

When confronted by statistic showing Singapore's elderly suicide rate hitting a record high in 2017, the Singapore Ministry of Health dismissed the report as "statistically high but low". The...

Minister Josephine Teo: Time to pay more CPF and increase Retirement Age

Claiming that Singaporeans are living beyond 90 years old, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo yesterday (Jul 29) told state media Straits Times in an interview that she will be raising...

1.5 million Singaporeans will never get to withdraw their CPF

According to a written parliamentary response by Manpower Minister Josephine Teo, 47% of the 3.86 million CPF Account Holders, or 1.8 million Singaporeans, are unable to meet the S$181,000...

GIC would owe S$245 billion if everyone withdraws CPF in 2018

There are good reasons why the actual assets of Singapore's sovereign wealth fund companies are not declared. One is to hide the incompetence and the losses of GIC on...

Homeless elderly poor died sleeping outside Jurong Point shopping centre

A 56-year-old homeless elderly was found dead in a sleeping position at a public bench outside popular shopping centre Jurong Point on Friday (Jul 13). Reported in a Chinese...

PAP MP Zainal Sapari: Elderly workers must pay 37% CPF

When questioned about the worsening state of retirement in Singapore, PAP MP Zainal Sapari told state media Straits Times he is pushing for elderly workers above the age of...

Singaporeans are poor by CPF-HDB design

Most Singaporeans are clueless about the precarious situation they are in, that could result them in a life of poverty. For a start there are several numerous ticking time-bombs...

Minister Josephine Teo: CPF payment rate to increase, Retirement Age to increase

Claiming that Singaporeans are "anxious" over their retirement, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo today (May 28) announced that she has formed a new committee looking to increase the CPF payment...

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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"....