IMH scholarship nurse from Myanmar violently assault restrained elderly mental patient

A Myanmar nurse on a scholarship from Singapore's Institute of Mental Health (IMH) was sentenced to only 1 year jail for assaulting an elderly mental patient whose limbs were tied...

Minister Lim Swee Say: Only 50 companies prioritized foreigners over Singaporeans

According to his parliamentary speech on unfair hiring, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said that only 50 companies were penalized for prioritizing foreigners over Singaporeans. Minister Lim Swee Say...

New Zealand recruitment in Singapore more than 100 times oversubscribed

In yet another sign that everyone is looking to emigrate out of Singapore, a recruitment drive in Singapore for a small number of IT positions to work in Wellington...

Singapore to hire 120 Taiwanese with salaries 30% higher than Singaporeans

Singapore's Temasek Holdings-owned security firm, Certis Cisco, will conduct a recruitment drive in Taiwan for Auxiliary Police Officers (APO) in an aim to hire 120 Taiwanese with salaries higher...

Singapore government plead for overseas Singaporean children to return

In what seems like a desperate attempt to boost birth rate, the Singapore government opened up a new scheme called "School Placement for Returning Singaporeans (Spers)" this year to...

Ministry of Health complain shortage of dentists

In a media statement over the shortage of local talents, Singapore's Ministry of Health complained about not having enough local dentists and commented that less than half the new...

Causeway to be congested further following fingerprint scanning

The cross border Causeway traffic is expected to be congested further following the Singapore government's decision to include fingerprint scanning for car travellers. According to the press release by...

New Zealand-Singapore dual citizen: National Service is a waste of time

A 19-year-old New Zealand-Singapore dual citizen is demanded by the Singapore government to serve National Service or face jail sentence up to 2 years. Brandon Smith was born in...

Overseas Singaporeans pay Lee Hsien Loong lips service

A Singaporean businessman who left Singapore 15 years ago hit the headlines by entertaining Prime Minister and his state media with lips service. Saying that he always thinks about...

6.9 million population target caused 17% spike in blood demand within 5 years

According to the latest figures from the Health Science Authority (HSA), demand for blood has increased 17%, or 111,633 units of blood, in the five years between 2016 and...

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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"....