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...

NKF CEO sacked for “personal indiscretions”

According to a press release today (Nov 16), the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has been sacked for "personal indiscretions". While no specifics were revealed over...

CHAS: 1.3 million Singaporeans in poverty, Healthcare spending went down

According to state media Straits Times on Friday (Aug 24), the number of medical subsidies recipients under the Community Health Scheme (CHAS) have grew five times since 2012 to...

Johor: All vehicles entering Malaysia to be sprayed with repellent, Zika infection hit 189

According to the Johor Health Department, all vehicles entering Malaysia from Singapore will have be sprayed with mosquito repellent in their latest anti-Zika precautionary move. Johor Health Department: "The vehicles...

Ministry of Health: CPF Medishield insurance premiums to increase after election

In a press release yesterday (Nov 7), the Ministry of Health indicated that the government will be increasing Medishield insurance premiums by end-2020, after the General Elections: "No premium adjustments...

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...

MOH: We can’t find the source of diphtheria who infected the deceased

The Ministry of Health (MOH) today (Aug 10) confirm that they were unable to find the source of the the highly contagious disease, diphtheria, who infected a 21-year-old Bangladeshi...

MOH: MediFund subsidized with MediShield Life premiums

Premiums for MediShield Life paid for by ordinary citizens are now used to subsidise the country's medial welfare fund for welfare recipients, MediFund. Announced in Parliament yesterday (Nov 24),...

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...

Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic: Wrong injection, wrong blood test, wrong payment administered

According to media reports, 32-year-old Karen Koh was given a wrong injection, wrong blood test and wrong payment advice from Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic in the past two months. In May,...

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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"....