Elderly: My sons don’t even earn enough to give me money

Featured in state media CNA, a 77-year-old elderly poor told reporters that he has to continue working past retirement age because he doesn't have enough money. The petrol pump...

Lee Hsien Loong to take over CPF access and personal data collection

Under a new directive announced today (Mar 20), the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) will take over the government online services agencies under the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI)...

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,...

Lee Hsien Loong quote his father to fix the Presidential election

"This is not a Malay Singapore, not an Indian Singapore, not a Chinese Singapore. This is for everyone." Quoting his father Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said...

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...

DBS’s 5 charts shows why you can never retire at 55 from 2016 onwards

In an exclusive media interview with Singapore Business Review (SBR), DBS Group Research economist Irvin Seah put together 5 charts that shows the impact of ageing population and the...

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: Medicare Minimum Sum increase 4.8% to S$54,500

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) has announced a 4.8% increase to the mandatory Minimum Sum for Medicare (now called the "Basic Healthcare Sum") to S$54,500 from S$52,000. This will...

Minister Chee Hong Tat: Singaporeans are not allowed to use their Medisave without permission

Responding to PAP MP Lee Bee Wah's query on limitations of certain medical procedures, Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat said that Singaporeans are not allowed to...

NUS economist: Minimum CPF payout of S$450 to S$600 is required

Associate Professor Chia Ngee Choon, an economist from the National University of Singapore, lashed out at the amount of CPF payout for low income elderly and lambasted the present...

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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"....