ComfortDelgro post record Q1 profit after raise in taxi and bus revenue

Singapore's public transport conglomerate which own Singapore Bus Service (SBS), ComfortDelgo, has posted a record S$67.6 million profit in the three months ended March. This result is 5% better...

New 400-bed Singapore Hospital will be built, but not in Singapore

Singapore's private hospital conglomerate Raffles Medical Group will build a new 400-bed hospital in Shanghai, Pudong New Area, China. In collaboration with Shanghai real estate developer, Shanghai LuJiaZui Group,...

Minister Lawrence Wong: SG50 over-budget, require $4 million and maybe more taxes

In the latest interview with Channel News Asia, celebration for SG50 was initially budgeted at $5 million to fund 260 projects led by "Singaporeans". Each project would be evaluated...

Amos Yee requests jail over probation, Prosecution says no

During a Court hearing today, 16 year old YouTuber Amos Yee, through his defence lawyer, requested to be jailed instead of going for probation after being sentenced guilty by the...

DPM Teo Chee Hean: No need of a central system to check for fake...

In a Parliamentary response to Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Png Eng Huat's question over whether the Singapore Government will consider setting up a centralized system to check foreign...

New regulation ban taxi booking applications from specifying destinations

The Singapore Parliament today passed a new law requiring all third-party taxi booking applications like GrabTaxi and Easy Taxi to be regulated under the Land Transport Authority. Failure to...

Amos’s slapper pleaded for only a fine and no jail sentence

The 49 year old red shirt man who slapped 16 year old Amos Yee and continued to taunt him after it has been finally identified after 11 days of anonymity. Video...

Minister Yaacob’s statement likely sub judice contempt of court

Responding to media queries over the shut down of The Real Singapore (TRS) by the Media Development Authority, the Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim said that...

Corrupted PRC official was granted PR, and paid S$4000/month during wait for verdict

A corrupted former government official from Jiangxi Province China has been extradited after serving 15 months for transferring S$242,820 into his Singapore bank accounts. The 51 year old PRC man,...

Should the new tax-funded bus depot be “handed over” to private corporations?

Tower Transit Systems has recently just won the tender of bus service provision at the west side of Singapore. The London-based bus operator is a subsidiary of Transit Systems,...

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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"....