Minister Heng Swee Keat: Be like an adapter plug

Speaking to graduates from the Singapore Management University (SMU), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat used a flimsy reference of "adapter plugs" saying that graduates should adapt when working in...

Minister Ong Ye Kung: You wait lah, we are 4G only

Responding to questions why is there still not a single PAP Minister without a degree qualification, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung retorted in Singlish: "You wait lah, we are at...

Minister Lawrence Wong: Singaporeans mindset to blame for paper-chasing society

Speaking at an international conference held in Switzerland, Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong claimed that paper qualifications is not important and that the government is trying hard to...

Teachers to pay S$100 a month for parking in school

From August 2018 onward, Singapore teachers who park their cars in the school compound will have to pay up to S$100 a month for a season parking ticket. At...

Master degree subsidies for foreigners to be reduced

Foreign students with permanent residency studying master degrees and post-graduate diplomas will have their subsidies reduced, and all others will have no longer be subsidised. Education Minister Ong Ye...

PAP NMP Chia Yong Yong: Students should study 7am to 5pm

PAP Nominated MP (NMP) Chia Yong Yong yesterday (Feb 28) made an absurd suggestion proposing that school children study "full-day" and force them to complete homework in school. The...

21.6% of graduates unable to find full time job

According to the latest Joint Graduate Employment survey conducted by NUS, NTU, SIT, SMU and SUTD, 21.6% of the graduates were unable to find a full time job in...

University President complains: Not enough infrastructures, 2023 is too late

The university president of Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Professor Tan Thiam Soon, has hit out against the government for not building infrastructures fast enough and complained that his...

16 year old commit suicide after getting O level result

A 16-year-old from Westwood Secondary School committed suicide after getting his O level result on Friday (Jan 12). According to media reports, the boy who was wearing his school...

4 neighbourhood Junior Colleges to shut down in MOE’s fake “merger”

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will be closing 4 neighbourhood Junior Colleges (JCs) this year, after an earlier announcement last year to close down 11 neighbourhood secondary schools. The...

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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"....