Saudi diplomat sentenced to 26 months’ jail and 4 strokes of cane

A Saudi diplomat was sentenced to 26 months' jail and 4 strokes of the cane after he was convicted of molesting a 20-year-old hotel intern. Beijing-based diplomat from Saudi...

Singapore government unable to provide evidence to clear its name of sand smuggling

Speaking in Parliament yesterday (Jan 22), an unnamed spokesperson* of the Ministry of National Development (MND) said that the government is unable to provide figures to clear its name...

Indonesian maid jailed 4 weeks for fabricating assault accusations

A 35-year-old Indonesian maid was sentenced to 4 weeks' jail yesterday (Apr 20) for fabricating assault accusations claiming her 83-year-old employer hit her on five occasions. According to court...

TOC hit back at Singapore Police: We asked for response, you ignore us

"We asked for a response, you ignore us, and now you want to arrest us?" Singapore independent news media TheOnlineCitizen (TOC) hit back at the Singapore Police with the above...

Singapore Police give in to recent child suicide: Adult to accompany minors during police...

The Singapore Police gave in to public pressure following severe criticisms, including from the President of Law Society, and a new law will be introduced to ensure an adult...

Burmese national jailed for recording women shower with pinhole camera

A Burmese national who is working as a Singapore trainee ship officer has been jailed 16 weeks for recording videos of women showering through a pinhole camera pen. The...

Man went on rampage in Serangoon HDB carpark

An anonymous man went on a rampage at the open-air HDB carpark of Serangoon North Avenue 2 this morning (Dec 3) around 9am, thrashing and leaving dents on more...

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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"....