Trump: US sell billions of arms to Taiwan and I can’t take a phone...

Incoming US President Donald Trump tweeted on Twitter today (Dec 3) dismissing his critics over the furor on his phone call with Taiwan, that the United States sells billions...

Lee Hsien Loong: No defence co-production with India until they lift ban on ST...

India officials have confirmed that Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told India Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their meeting last month, that Singapore will not co-produce defence-related products...

Former Malaysia Prime Minister rally citizens to protest against government

Former Malaysia Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad today (Nov 16) called for Malaysian citizens to join in the upcoming mass protest, Bersih 5.0, against the incumbent government. The 91-year-old elderly was...

Google and Facebook to ban fake news sites

Following complaints over rumor-mongering websites propagating fake news, Google and Facebook responded that they will now starting acting on errand sites by banning them. In a media release to...

Japan fix giant sinkhole in only a week

The Japanese city council fixed a giant sinkhole, measuring 30m (length) x 27m (wide) x 15 (depth), in a week - much to the surprise of both local Japanese...

PM Lee Hsien Loong pressures Indonesia to expedite flight permit approval

Speaking to the media after the meeting with Indonesia President Jokowi, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that he has told President Jokowi to speed up on the approval...

Law Minister K Shanmugam: More Singaporeans support detention without trial

Speaking at a dialogue organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS) yesterday (Nov 14), Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam claimed that more Singaporeans support the draconian...

Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail to complete by 2026

According to Malaysia's state media, The New Straits Times, the High Speed Rail (HSR) linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will see construction begin on 2018 and be completed by...

Lee Hsien Loong: Trump did not give me any sympathy

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed his disappointment at newly-elected US President, Donald Trump, because the latter has announced that the Trans-Pacific Pact (TPP) will be scrapped. Speaking at...

Duterte, Najib and Jokowi excludes Lee Hsien Loong for peace talks

South East Asia is heading for greater regional peace with leaders of Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia allowing each other to access their sea territories, with the exception of Singapore. In...

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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"....