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...

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...

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...

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...

MINDEF censors photo of conscript’s reluctant look on face

The Singapore Army removed a photo of a conscript looking really reluctant on its Basic Military Training Facebook page, after the photo went viral. Singapore's National Service is compulsory only...

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...

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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"....