Ministry of Defence sends conscription letter to newborn males

Due to the increasing cases of Singapore-born males who are based in overseas and resisting conscription, the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) now sends an enlistment letter to all male...

Infant milk most expensive in the world, inflate 120% in 10 years

Singapore's infant milk powder has become the most expensive in the world, surpassing even Australia. According to official figures from the Singapore Department of Statistics, the average retail price...

Minister Lim Swee Say: “Targeted” help for unemployed

Commenting on the worsen employment situation in Singapore, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said that more job fairs will not be helpful for the long-term unemployed. Instead, the government...

Mercer: Singapore has the best infrastructure for foreigners in the world

The latest Mercer survey found that Singapore has the best infrastructure for foreigners in the world, and is also the highest-ranking Asian city for foreigners. The quality of life...

New citizen from India: Life in Singapore is too good

Featured on state media Channel News Asia as a propaganda programme for foreigners, a new citizen from India told the state media that he is worried that his children...

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...

Video: Ang moh beat up Singaporean driver and attempt to steal car in road...

A video of an ang moh (caucasian) beating up a Singaporean driver and attempting to steal his car surfaced on STR Facebook page.   The incident was said to have happened...

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...

Contact Singapore job portal shut down after failing to recruit overseas Singaporeans

Government agency job portal for overseas Singaporeans, Contact Singapore, has been shut down after it failed to attract overseas Singaporeans from returning. Set up in 2008 by the Economic...

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...

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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"....