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...

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...

Households poverty jumped 7%, welfare cost jumped 10% in FY2015

In the latest welfare figures from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) today (Dec 9), the number of households on welfare jumped 7% from 27,461 in FY2014...

Number of Singaporeans forced out of retirement to work doubled

According to the latest labour statistics from the Ministry of Manpower, the number of Singaporeans, aged 60 and above, being forced out of retirement to work has more than...

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...

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...

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...

Tan Chuan Jin to social workers: Innovate within bureaucracy if your boss don’t listen

Speaking at a government dialogue with social workers, Minister for Social and Family Affairs (MSF) Tan Chuan Jin told the social workers to "innovate" within the bureaucracy if their...

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...

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...

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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"....