Lee Hsien Loong: 99 years is a very long time, why worry?

Confirming that the government will confiscate the HDB flat when the lease expires, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at his National Day Rally speech that Singaporeans and their...

Singaporeans are poor by CPF-HDB design

Most Singaporeans are clueless about the precarious situation they are in, that could result them in a life of poverty. For a start there are several numerous ticking time-bombs...

Minister Lawrence Wong: No extension to HDB lease, we will confiscate

Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong spoke in Parliament yesterday (May 17) announcing that the PAP government will not extend the HDB lease and reiterated that the HDB apartment...

Elderly Singaporeans stuck with worthless HDB flats

In a rare admission by state media CNA yesterday (May 13), the 151st-ranking media published an article confirming that ageing HDB flats are now worthless with no interested buyer. An...

HDB chief: Sell your flat to buy CPF Life

Speaking at a government forum, the chief of HDB Cheong Koon Hean told Singaporeans to sell their flat and buy CPF Life to retire: "You can sell the larger flat...

9 in 10 elderly downgrade to short lease HDB to withdraw CPF

Desperate and poor, 9 in 10 elderly have resorted to downgrading to one-bedroom HDB apartments with lease as short as 15 years to withdraw as much CPF money as...

HDB: We won’t pay for dislodged tiles

Singapore's Housing Development Board (HDB) declared that they will not pay for broken floor tiles which "popped out" due to poor workmanship. According to a Facebook post on Monday...

Coroner: PAP Town Council treat lift service calls as prank calls

A coroner for the case where an elderly fatally hit his head after reversing out of a mis-levelled lift landing revealed that HDB service calls made by the public...

70,000 HDB units to end lease in 50 years

State media Chinese papers Lian He Zao Bao yesterday (Dec 28) published an article warning Singaporeans that around 70,000 HDB apartment units will see their lease end in 50...

100 HDB households at new BTO HDB flat to share only one lift

According to a resident complaint to the media, 100 HDB households who just moved in to the newly-built BTO HDB flat Keat Hong Close Blk 805D will have 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"....