Minister Chan Chun Sing: Singaporeans must have “global mindset”, “global skillsets”

Unable to handle an interview on addressing income inequality, Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing yesterday (May 21) made a tonne of motherhood statements calling for Singaporeans...

Minister Ng Chee Meng: Old people “want to work”, self-employed must pay CPF

Minister Ng Chee Meng also said in his speech in Parliament on Tuesday (May 15) that he has created a new committee to "help the elderly". The PAP Minister...

Minister Koh Poh Koon: I eat, drink and sleep about work for 2½ years

Newly-promoted deputy secretary general of NTUC, Senior Minister of State Koh Poh Koon, told state media reporters that he is so dedicated to his work that he "eat, drink...

Lee Hsien Loong to create 1,920 Singapore jobs for Filipinos in 5 years

According to Philippines media Philstar, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Philippines President Duterte witnessed the signing of a S$186.7 million worth of joint ventures, that will hire...

Singaporeans work the longest hours in the world in 2017

Based off the latest employment statistics by the Ministry of Manpower, Singaporeans worked an average of 45.0 hours per week, or 2,340 hours in a year - breaking the...

Minister Josephine Teo: Lim Swee Say is “one-in-a-billion” Minister

Buttering up to retiring Minister Lim Swee Say who was asked to leave Cabinet, Minister Josephine Teo called him "one-in-a-billion": "I admire his boldness and experience in labour issues. Mr...

Singapore’s degree holders drawing less than S$2,000/mth

According to a government survey conducted by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, about 4.31% of the degree holders are drawing less than S$2,000 a month on a...

Minister Lim Swee Say: I can give leeway to some foreigners

Speaking at a business forum yesterday (Mar 9), Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said that some foreigners on Employment Pass (EP) may not need to meet the minimum S$3,600...

Lim Swee Say: Better to have one-third foreigners

Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say yesterday (Mar 5) openly supported the influx of foreigners in Singapore and said that it is "better" to have one-third of the population being...

PMETs earning more than S$4,500 get to claim overtime

In an announcement by Manpower Ministry today (Mar 5), the income cap for Employment Act will be removed, allowing professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) to be able to...

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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"....