Poverty among Singapore elderly doubled

Singaporean elderly are finding it harder to retire and are selling their HDB flats to the Singapore government to alleviate poverty. The take-up rate for HDB Lease Buyback Scheme...

Lee Hsien Loong: Singapore has a clean and incorrupt system

At the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) exhibition yesterday (April 7th), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that Singapore has a clean and incorrupt system that is globally recognised....

Health Ministry: Singapore government made at least S$2 billion out of Eldershield since 2002

Since the national insurance scheme ElderShield is introduced in 2002, the Singapore government has profited at least S$2 billion by far and has only paid out S$90 million. In...

Temasek Holdings lost more than €400 million in Spanish oil company Repsol

Temasek Holdings lost more than 400 million euros after selling its shares of Spanish oil company Repsol. In 4 Mar 2013, Temasek Holdings announced that they bought 5% of Repsol...

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...

NUS economist: GIC should return profits made from CPF funds

Speaking at the NUS forum yesterday (Jan 12), NUS economist Associate Professor Chia Ngee Choon called for the Singapore government to return profits made from CPF funds to be...

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"....