Storm, flood and hailstones hit northern Singapore

The northern regions of Singapore was hit with a storm last evening (Jan 30), which saw flooding and a rare raining of hailstones in some areas. Pellet-sized hailstones were...

NEA: Singaporeans to pay S$1 deposit for food tray

The National Environment Agency (NEA) today (Jan 30) announced that food centre patrons will have to pay up to S$1 for food tray return deposit in all 25 food...

Severe flooding at Singapore East

According to official figures from the Public Utility Board (PUB) severe flooding hit 9 locations in the eastern region of Singapore this morning (Jan 8). The flood lasted up...

Singapore government buy illegal sand for 6.9 million population

In an independent news report by Aljazeera, the Singapore government has been illegally sourcing black market sand from sand poachers from Cambodia and Indonesia. (Video at 11.30): "The Singapore government...

Minister Tharman: Singaporeans are as dirty as 20, 30 years ago

Speaking at the annual Clean and Green event, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam complained about Singaporeans being as dirty as 30 years ago and do not take responsibility of...

New cashless transaction and tray-return hawker centre in Yishun fail

Patrons at the new Yishun Park hawker centre are seeing severe inconvenience and confusion due to the new cashless payment transaction and tray-return system. According to state media Today,...

SCDF and NEA: We don’t know if the smell is harmful

Singapore's Civil Defense (SCDF) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) are unable to find the source of a pungent smell clocking over all areas of Singapore. Singaporeans reported a...

Zika virus returns to Singapore, 5 infected

According to the National Environment Agency (NEA), 5 living in the Serangoon North precinct have been infected with the Zika virus. There have been three "clusters" identified by the...

80 Trans-Cab taxis found to fail safety inspections

According to a press release by taxi operator Trans-Cab yesterday (May 25), 80 of its compressed natural gas (CNG) powered taxi vehicles failed safety inspections by the Land Transport...

Zika virus return: 2 infected in Kovan

The Zika virus has returned to Singapore with 2 confirmed victims tested positive for the virus. According to the press release by the National Environment Agency (NEA) today (Mar...

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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"....