NS man who completed NS jailed 1.5 month for NS evasion

A 25 year old NS man who completed his full time National Service (NS) obligation last year was today (Feb 11) jailed 1.5 month for evading NS. Brian Joseph...

Minister Josephine Teo: 26% more Singaporeans left Singapore in the past decade

According to Senior Minister of State Josephine Teo, more Singaporeans are leaving Singapore with the largest increase of 26% in the past 10 years. There are now currently at...

High Court: Deceased NSF family not allowed to sue SAF despite safety breach

Despite having found breaching safety regulations, the Singapore High Court ruled that the family of the deceased National Serviceman (NSF), Private Dominique Sarron Lee, will not be allowed to sue the...

20 year old NS man allegedly committed suicide during guard duty

A 20 year old National Service man has allegedly committed suicide by firing with a rifle during guard duty at Sembawang camp. Specialist cadet Trainee S. Pravinraj's body was...

New Zealand-Singapore dual citizen: National Service is a waste of time

A 19-year-old New Zealand-Singapore dual citizen is demanded by the Singapore government to serve National Service or face jail sentence up to 2 years. Brandon Smith was born in...

New Zealand: Singapore’s NS evasion is not an extraditable offense

During a legal proceeding for a Singaporean-New Zealand dual citizen's pension appeal, a New Zealand tribunal stated that the evasion of National Service (NS) is not an extraditable offense....

Ah Boys to Men leading actor sentenced to 9 months jail for Marijuana drug...

Pro-National Service (NS) movie Ah Boys to Men leading actor, Noah Yap, 22, was sentenced to 9 months' jail in the NS detention barracks for drug abuse. Noah Yap...

Filipino NSF commit suicide after quarrel with brother

A 19-year-old Singaporean Permanent Resident Filipino who is serving National Service full time jumped off at an unreported level from HDB block 428 at Clementi Ave 3. The incident...

SAF succumb to public pressure, waive off S$22,000 legal fees for deceased NSF family

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the two defendants who were demanding S$22,000 total of legal fees from the deceased NSF family will be waiving off the amount due...

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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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"....