Ministry of Health: Not enough kidney dialysis centres

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), Singapore's three charity kidney dialysis organisations had space for only 100 new dialysis patients and would last only until June or July....

Ministry of Health: Not enough hospital rooms, make do with corridors

The Ministry of Health (MOH) today (Apr 7) confirmed that Singapore is still facing a serious hospital bed crunch and the situation is still as bad as 4 years...

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...

More Singaporean elderly avoid doctor’s follow-up due to poverty

According to SingHealth, one in four people who were screened between July 2015 and July 2016 did not returned for a doctor's follow-up and most of them are elderly....

Minister Tan Chuan Jin: TB is not contagious, no need to close school

Despite having no conclusion that all staff members and children at a PAP pre-school in Clementi are cleared of tuberculosis, Minister for Social and Family Development (MSF) Tan Chuan...

Singapore government cover up infection at primary school

Despite founding out a total of 62 students and school staffs diagnosed with vomiting and diarrhoea at Oasis Primary School in Punggol, the Singapore government chose to cover up...

Minister Chee Hong Tat: ElderShield to be mandatory, premiums to increase

Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat is pushing for a new mandatory insurance scheme for Singaporeans, ElderShield. The government insurance pays S$400 a month for 6 years...

Singapore doctors strongly oppose removal of referral fees because it affects their business

Through three medical representation groups, Singapore doctors are up in arm opposing the Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) recent decision to ban doctors from paying referral fees to a third...

Exclusive Chinese Emperor-like welcome ceremony for Health Minister Gan Kim Yong

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong was given an exclusive Chinese Emperor-like welcome ceremony at the S$2 million Teochew Festival 2016 held in Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Hall...

Ministry of Health: MediShield Life collects 3 times more premiums as “pre-funding”

In a media response to queries why are MediShield Life premiums collected much higher than its yearly payout, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that Singaporeans must pay more...

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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"....