Lee Hsien Loong to raise MediShield Life premiums by 97% in 2019

According to the latest MediShield Life premium table published by the Ministry of Health, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be raising the premiums by at least 97% for the...

Minister Gan Kim Yong: Elderly poor excluded from CareShield Life

Deliberately excluding elderly above the age of 49, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong demanded that old people would have to opt in and pay "premiums of more than S$1,000...

Straits Times: CPF MediShield Life premium to increase

Despite having increased the prices over 225% in the past two years and a drop in claims ratio, the companies are facing more losses due to the decline in...

ElderShield Review Chairman: No “free lunch”

The Chairman of the ElderShield Review Committee Chaly Mah told media reporters that the new mandatory insurance scheme will get more expensive because "there is no free lunch": "There is...

Minister Gan Kim Yong: Singaporeans aged 30 and above to pay new insurance CareShield...

The Ministry of Health (MOH) today (May 27) announced through state media Straits Times that Singaporeans aged 30 and above will now need to pay for a new national...

Gan Kim Yong: Singaporeans have “buffet syndrome”

Announcing yet another government-policy inflation yesterday (Mar 7), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong accused Singaporeans for spending too much on "unnecessary treatments" and having a "buffet syndrome": Health Minister Gan...

Singaporeans to pay more for compulsory Eldershield

According to "experts" interviewed by state media Straits Times, Singaporeans are expected to pay more for Eldershield after it is being made compulsory. Business lobbyist Deloitte said that it...

Minister Tharman: Japanese abuse their universal healthcare system

When questioned why the poor have to pay to much out of their pockets for healthcare, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam criticised Japan saying that the Japanese "visit their...

Health economist slam Minister: Payout is inadequate and hard to claim

A health economist from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) has slammed the Eldershield insurance as inadequate and too hard to be qualified even when a...

Minister Chee Hong Tat: Government reduced healthcare inflation by half

Speaking in Parliament yesterday (Jan 9), Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat claimed that the government have halved healthcare inflation by half in the 5 years between...

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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"....