Army General: My grandmother always complained about Japanese Occupation

In a state media interview with Straits Times, Chief of Defence Force Melvyn Ong said that he joined the army because his grandmother always complained about the Japanese Occupation...

NSFs to get useless WSQ certificates after ORD

Singapore's conscripted NSFs who have completed their two-year NS conscription will now receive unrecognised training certificates. According to Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen's speech at the Total Defence's dinner...

Singaporean conscripts face jail sentence if they do not download spyware app

The Singapore Armed Force (SAF) today (July 28) issued a directive demanding all Singaporean conscripts - both full time and reservist - to download a phone application, SGSecure, or...

High Court: NS puts Singaporean conscripts at unfair disadvantage

The Singapore High Court yesterday (July 25) commented that National Service (NS) puts Singaporean conscripts at unfair disadvantage and hence is laying out a framework to punish those who...

NSFs given useless certificates from WSQ

Full-time national service conscripts (NSFs) will be given useless certificates from the Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ), that accredit "skills" like "leadership", "teamwork" and "effective communication". More than 96% of...

Weapon presentation ceremony propaganda to boost support for NS

Following diminishing support for National Service (NS), the Singapore Armed Force (SAF) conducted a weapon presentation ceremony at Syonan Gallery as a propaganda to boost support for NS yesterday...

Minister Ng Eng Hen: National Service defines Singaporean identity

Speaking to new recruits in the 50th anniversary of the Singapore Armed Force (SAF) at Pulau Tekong, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen ramp up on conscription propaganda claiming that...

Singapore Judge: NS is unfair disadvantage

In a court sentence over a National Service (NS) defaulter, an unnamed district judge confirmed that NS is an unfair disadvantage for Singaporean males. "Even if one is residing overseas,...

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen: Even in injuries or death, nobody can sue the...

Speaking in Parliament yesterday (Jan 9), Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen ruled that no civil lawsuits can be lodged against the Government even when the latter is at fault...

Singaporean jailed 2 months for helping others taking IPPT tests

A 38-year-old Singaporean, Kho Puay Meng, was sentenced to 2 months jail today (Sep 13) for helping other National Service conscripts take their physical fitness test, the IPPT. Kho...

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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"....