Olympic Gold Medalist Joseph Schooling: Singapore is “super hard” to live in and train

In an interview with AFP, Singapore's only Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling announced that he is leaving Singapore to train in US. The 21-year-old said that he is going...

Singapore won first Olympic Gold medal with Singapore-born Singaporean

Singapore won its first Olypmpic Gold medal with Singapore-born Singaporean Joseph Schooling. The 21-year-old won the men's 100m butterfly final this morning at the 2016 Rio Olympics with a...

Singapore conscripts allowed to “express interest” in vocations they prefer

Following conscription system of South Korea, the Singapore army finally allowed its conscripts to "express interest" in vocations which they prefer. However, the army reserved the right to allocate vocation...

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....

Study: Malays and Males are least likely to enter elite JCs

An inequality study conducted by a National University of Singapore sociologist and an economist from the University of Melbourne found that Malay and male students are least likely to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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"....