Increased poverty of citizens main reason behind Healthcare spending increase

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is telling only half the truth whenever he sings his favourite phrase: "Healthcare spending is increasing because of an ageing population." The reason why the...

More than 430,000 Malaysians and ex-Malaysians returning to Malaysia

More than 430,000 Malaysians and ex-Malaysians holding Singaporean citizenship will be returning to their homeland for the long year end break. At the Woodlands Checkpoint, the queues to cross...

New restrictions set up on Speakers’ Corner

Uncomfortable with more Singaporeans voicing out their complaints, the Singapore government have implemented new restrictions on the dictatorship's only protest site, the Speakers' Corner, with new police requirements and...

LTA: LTA and SMRT not responsible for train collision

In their closing report released yesterday (Dec 19), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) concluded that SMRT and the government is not responsible for the train collision incident that injured 38...

State media CNA: Carbon tax does not cost much, only S$3.30 a month

Calling the new tax "a leap forward", Singapore's propaganda state media ChannelNewsAsia (CNA) expressed support for the incoming 2018's carbon tax claiming that the new tax will not cost...

Lee Hsien Loong celebrates giving S$1.1 billion to SBS and SMRT

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today (Dec 9) celebrated the completion of a S$1.1 billion worth of free buses given to private transport operators SBS Transit and SMRT over...

SMRT to cut operating hours, no reduction in fares

In a press conference yesterday (Nov 21), SMRT announced that they will be cutting operating hours but there will be no reduction in fares. Commuters will have to pay...

MP Tin Pei Ling: Raise GST to help the hardest hit

PAP MP Tin Pei Ling has suggested to state media Straits Times to raise the GST tax, claiming that it will "help the hardest hit": "If the hike was in...

COE prices jumped 11% in less than a week

The latest COE prices jumped 11% in less than a week after Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min claimed in Parliament on Monday (Nov 6) that...

Train fault at Bishan, SMRT skip press release

A train fault kick off the week today (Nov 6) at the city-bound direction of the North-South Line (NSL) during the peak hour morning around 7.50am. According to state...

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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"....