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...

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...

SAF confirms not all parachutes packing done by former riggers from Commando Formation

In a Facebook response to appease public outcries over the outsourcing of parachute packing to private contractors, Chief Commando Officer Simon Lim admitted that the SAF have indeed outsourced the key...

SAF court martial accused to be given “lawyers” who attended 1-day legal training course

National Servicemen who are trialed for military offences in a military court martial case will have access to defence "lawyers" who attended 1-day legal training course. The legal training course...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Joseph Schooling: I support Ben Davis to renounce Singapore citizenship

Supporting Ben Davis's decision to renounce citizenship, Singapore's Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling said the Singapore's first English Premier League club player should pursue his dream and "do what he...

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,...

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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"....