“This won’t happen in Japan”

A photo of a notice put up at a Singapore shopping mall warning workers not to use a mall toilet sparked outrage on Facebook. The discriminatory notice threatened a...

Minister Masagos: Singaporeans become very wealthy in record time

When addressing his speech on income inequality, Minister Masagos Zulkifli claimed that Singaporeans should donate more money because they have "become very wealthy in record time": "Does the new generation...

Minister Ong Ye Kung: The poor should help themselves

Without any references or statistics, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung openly lied in Parliament today (May 15) in his anti-welfare speech claiming that welfare cost 30% in income tax...

Minister K Shanmugam: Ignore critics, they are too ideological

Speaking at a Red Cross event yesterday (Apr 21), Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam denied that trust in the PAP government has declined and claimed that the...

BMW driver make elderly pump attendant pay for his petrol

Dear Caltex, I earlier witnessed an incident at Caltex Tampines Ave 8 @2pm on 14 April and it filled me with such indignation that it prompted me to write this to...

Minister Grace Fu: Singaporeans also do not know how to behave on the train

In a state media interview with Straits Times, Culture Minister Grace Fu said that some Singaporeans are unhappy with foreigners when they do not follow social norms, but Singaporeans...

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat: Income gap is not important

Despite widening income inequality over the years, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said that Singaporeans should not focus on income gap and instead "nurture common values by building a...

Only 3,000 public renters purchased HDB flat over 5 years

In yet another sign of growing poverty, the Housing Development Board (HDB) reported that only 3,000 public housing renters managed to purchase a HDB flat in the past 5...

STR confirms Government published fake income statistics

Without giving a detailed breakdown, the Department of Statistics claimed that the poor living in 1-room and 2-room apartments received an average of S$10,245 per person from the government...

Lee Hsien Loong: Income inequality motivates Singaporeans to work harder

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong defended Singapore's income inequality in a Parliamentary reply yesterday (Feb 5) saying that it motivates Singaporeans to work harder: "Some degree of income inequality is...

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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"....