Private degree graduates see 40% unemployment in first 6 months

According to the latest Graduate's Employment survey, private degree graduates in Singapore see unemployment rate hitting as high as 40%. 39.9% were unable to secure a full-time job within...

PAP MP Zainal Sapari: Elderly should pay more CPF contributions

PAP MP Zainal Sapari, the assistant secretary general of NTUC, has called for the government to change the CPF laws asking for elderly workers to pay more CPF contributions: "Do...

Singpost’s low-wage postman dump mail into trash

A Singpost's postman from China was caught red-handed dumping hundreds of mails into the trash bin. When confronted by a resident from Reflections at Keppel Bay condominium, the postman...

Minister Chan Chun Sing: People tell me the economy is very “confusing”

In an interview with state media Straits Times, Minister of State Chan Chun Sing said that people tells him that the economy is "confusing" because various propaganda news articles...

Minister Josephine Teo: We will “study” how to make self-employed pay CPF

In a state media interview with Today (Feb 9), Minister of State Josephine Teo said that she is currently "studying" how to force self-employed Singaporeans like taxi drivers to...

Minister Janil Puthucheary: Poly and ITE grads choose to be jobless

When questioned why are more polytechnic and ITE graduates jobless, Senior Minister of State Janil Puthucheary said the graduates "chose" to be jobless: "The number of polytechnic and ITE graduates...

Minister Josephine Teo: We will allow foreigners to work part-time, no quota needed

In an announcement by the Second Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo yesterday (Jan 30), cleaning companies can now hire foreigners on part-time basis to work as cleaners in households...

MOM: Unemployment rate hits record-high of 3.3%

According to the full-year employment report by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), unemployment rate has hit an all-time high of 3.3% for citizens. A record of 57,700 Singaporeans were...

MAS Ravi Menon: Singaporeans need to “professionalise” if they want higher pay

The managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Ravi Menon, yesterday (Jan 22) said in a speech that Singaporeans who have no degree qualifications will need to...

Taiwan media: Taiwanese Certis Cisco officers get paid S$2,700 a month

Free food, free accommodation, S$2,700 a month and a S$4,000 bonus. This is what Temasek Holdings-owned Certis Cisco is offering to Taiwanese police officers in Singapore. The S$2,700 take-home salary...

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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"....