Lee Hsien Loong admit defeat to death of TPP

Due to countries not buying his hard-selling tactic of the Trans-Pacific Pact (TPP), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong finally threw in the white towel at his speech at the...

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...

DPM Tharman lectures France on economy and governance

In a 20-min speech to French representatives at the Singapore-France Economic Forum, Singapore Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman Shanmugaratnam lectured the France delegates on economy and governance. DPM Tharman warned...

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...

Bangladesh construction worker hang himself in toilet, likely due to poverty

A Singapore construction worker from Bangladesh committed suicide, likely due to extreme poverty. Sarkar Surzit hanged himself in the toilet of a rubbish collection centre at Tampines St 21...

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...

Report: Singapore’s second most expensive Asian city for the rich

A luxury lifestyle cost of living report by private banker Julius Baer revealed that Singapore is the second most expensive city in Asia for the rich. Using 20 luxurious...

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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"....