Singapore set world record lowest birth rate again

Singapore set the lowest birth rate record in the world again in 2016, at a fertility rate of 1.2. According to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore, this...

Singapore Government: Overseas Singaporeans please return home

After banning Airbnb and placing more regulatory restrictions on Uber and Grab, the Singapore government committee, Committee on the Future Economy (CFE), announced that the country should resist protectionism...

Water price to increase to accommodate 6.9 million population

Singapore's Minister for Environment and Water Resources (MEW) Masagos Zulkifli confirmed in a media conference yesterday (Feb 7) that he will be raising the prices of water to pay...

Minister Lim Swee Say: 350 cases of Labour Court’s orders ignored

According to Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say, around 350 cases of 1,400 Labour Court's orders are ignored every year. The defaults happened mostly because of "financial difficulties" reported by...

Singaporeans complain about China prostitutes at Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre

Singaporeans who frequent the restaurants of Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre took to the Chinese papers, Shin Ming Daily, to complain about the emergence of China prostitutes soliciting in the...

Singapore become cheaper for rich renters

According to the latest accommodation survey by ECA International, Singapore's ranking for high-end rental has fallen to 7th place in Asia this year, three places from 4th in 2016....

Retired Civil Servant: Revert PR to Employment Pass if foreigners refuse to convert to...

A former civil servant who served 37 years in the civil service spoke to state media Straits Times in an interview offering his views on immigration and integration in...

Ministry of Manpower: Bosses don’t pay wages, we can’t do anything

The Singapore Ministry of Manpower made an astounding claim today (Jan 19) declaring that the government cannot force employers to pay salaries. The press statement comes after a Bangladeshi...

China woman turn HDB unit into convenience store selling China food

A China woman residing in a HDB flat in Hougang turned her unit into a convenience store selling duck blood, duck neck, rabbit meat, fruits, vegetables and other food...

Minister Ng Eng Hen: Singaporeans should avoid individual rights over “collective good”

Expressing his support for globalisation at an audience of Singapore students at a Yale-NUS conference, Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said that Singaporeans should avoid individual rights over...

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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"....