Minister Josephine Teo: Let us bring out our heads, hearts and hands…

Speaking at a ministry event, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo waxed lyrical about helping the low income workers without giving anything constructive: "The future of work holds many promises - innovative...

Doctor: 42% increase in mental illness in 2 years

According to a doctor who volunteers at a community group, the number of people seeking mental treatment from mental health service MindCare has risen 42% over the past two...

Minister Heng Swee Keat: International report is erroneous, Singapore has done well

Unhappy with an international index showing the Singapore government being ranked one of the worst governments in the world addressing poverty and low income, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat...

Minister Masagos: We can solve any “future problems”

Minister in charge of Muslims Affairs Masagos Zulkifli yesterday (Aug 29) poured empty praises for the government's Malay Muslim organisations from the People's Association, MUIS and Mendaki claiming that...

Minister Lawrence Wong: Poor people can always rent one more unit

When questioned in Parliament about the state of overcrowding in rental flats, Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong mocked the poor saying that they can always rent one more...

SOS: Singaporean Elderly suicide hit record high

Unable to withdraw their CPF retirement fund and leading a life of abject poverty, Singaporean elderly are committing suicide to end their sufferings in Singapore. According to voluntary group...

Minister Grace Fu: Every Singaporean household should volunteer to help the poor

Speaking at a rich society forum, Culture Minister Grace Fu said that she wants every Singaporean household to have one volunteer in five years' time. Telling Singaporeans to give...

Government: S$50 pay raise is enough for low income Singaporeans

Singapore's National Wage Council (NWC) yesterday (May 31) urged employers to give low-income workers earning below S$1,300 to give a S$50 pay raise. The Singapore government also called for...

Singaporeans who can’t afford SNCC doubled

In yet another sign of increasing poverty among Singaporeans, the number of households charged for not paying town council service and conservancy charges (SNCC) have more than doubled in...

Halimah Yacob politicise charity for poor to gain support

Unpopular President Halimah Yacob yesterday (Feb 11) launched a charity to boost her reputation, setting aside S$10 million from the President's Challenge to help the needy and vulnerable families. State...

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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"....