Singapore has longest working hours in the world in 2016, again

Singapore's notorious employment exploitation has reached another milestone again - based in statistics from the Ministry of Manpower, Singaporeans clocked 2,371.2 hours in 2016, the longest hours in the...

Singaporeans to pay forced donation for struggling Singapore cleaners

A permanent fund raising scheme will be implemented next year to make Singaporeans pay more for certain local sanitary products as a form of forced donation to help struggling...

Health Minister confirms 1.3 million Singaporeans living in poverty

In a rare peek over Singapore's widely-censored poverty statistics, Singapore's Health Minister Gan Kim Yong unwittingly exposed that 1.3 million Singaporeans are eligible for the Community Health Assist Scheme...

Statistics: 25% of retirees developed chronic diseases in 2016

In a healthcare statistic research released by the Centre for Research on the Economic of Ageing (CREA), 25% of the retirees aged 65 and above develoepd chronic diseases like cancer...

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...

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...

Chan Chun Sing: The poor doesn’t need money

Speaking at a state media forum yesterday (Oct 26), Trade Minister Chan Chun Sing he get to become a Minister because of his "excellent work" and even claimed that...

Ministry of Education demolish 4 neighbourhood JCs, 3 sec and 7 pri schools

In yet another move to uphold elitism and reduce competition from non-elite students, the Ministry of Education (MOE) removed 4 neighbourhood Junior Colleges (JCs) - namely Tampines TPJC, Serangoon...

Elderly cardboard collector earns S$3 a day in Singapore

In a media interview with Chinese papers Shin Ming Daily, an elderly cardboard collector revealed her daily routine, shedding light on abject poverty in Singapore. 67-year-old Dong Ah Lan earns...

Minister Indranee Rajah: Singaporeans to blame for negative perceptions

Speaking to state media reporters at a school event yesterday (Nov 2), the Second Minister for Education Indranee Rajah blamed Singaporeans for holding negative perceptions against the poor and...

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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"....