Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pressure countries to proceed with TPP

Despite having the Trans-Pacific Pact dead, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is pressing ahead and pressuring signatory countries to proceed with TPP by seeking domestic approval. Speaking at...

Singapore birth rate to fall further, marriage on 3rd year decline

Singapore's birth rate has the world's lowest birth rate at 1.20 in 2016 and the figure is projected to fall further with declining marriage figures for the 3rd year...

Malaysian “credit for sex” scam made S$1.25 million within five months

A Malaysia-based cheating syndicate made S$1.25 million within the first five months of 2015 using a "credit for sex" scam. The modus operanti of "credit for sex" scam is...

Minister Desmond Lee: Show me evidence that banning online gambling is no good

Enraged by Opposition MP Pritam Singh's sharp criticism, Senior Minister of State Desmond Lee twisted his logic and instead told him to prove that online gambling is no good: "The...

Survey: Sg Gov gives lowest tax rates to foreigners at 14% income tax only

An expat salary survey conducted by ECA International revealed that Singapore gives the highest tax breaks to foreigners in Asia Pacific. The average middle manager foreign expat in Singapore...

ACRES: 7 out of 11 A-graded pet shops have no basic welfare for their...

The Singapore Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) found that at least 38% of the pet shops and 83% of the pet farms in Singapore have no basic...

Minister Khaw Boon Wan: I don’t like negative media reporting on train delays

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan told the media today (July 27) that he dislikes negative media reporting on train delays and demanded that the media portray him in a...

Corruption allegations led to SingPost director’s resignation

SingPost's non-executive director Keith Tay has resigned following the Singapore authority's investigations into possible conflict of interests-related corruption allegations in SingPost. Keith Tay has been SingPost's director for 18 years...

Minister Khaw Boon Wan: We can’t even achieve half of the target I set

Despite setting a 400,000 train-km target for the train system, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan lamented that SMRT and SBS Transit could not even achieve half of the target...

Singaporean jailed 3 weeks and fined S$20,000 for protesting against Lee Hsien Loong

An unemployed Singaporean has been sentenced to jail for 3 weeks and fined S$20,000 for protesting against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Raffles Place last month. A speedy...

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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"....