Tan Chuan Jin: A cardboard collector have 6-figure in her bank account

In his interview with state media CNA, Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan Jin defended his notorious comments about elderly poor collecting cardboard as "exercise". The newly-demoted PAP MP now...

Lee Hsien Loong: Singaporeans should volunteer and help the needy

Speaking at a state media Mediacorp event, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday (Jan 13) called for Singaporeans to volunteer their time and help the needy so "no one...

Hundreds of Elderly poor queued over 16 hours to get S$20 hongbao from temple

According to Chinese papers Lian He Zao Bao, hundreds of elderly poor queued in the rain for over 16 hours to get a S$20 hongbao from a temple in...

Social workers: Government cover up poverty figures

According to a survey conducted by local volunteer group SW101, social workers are complaining that the Singapore dictatorship is covering up poverty figures and about 40% of the 242...

Worsening poverty sees three armed robberies in two months in Singapore

Singapore's worsening poverty just saw three high profile armed robberies in two months, and with two happening on two consecutive days. On Monday (Jul 31), a 48-year-old Singaporean armed...

Minister Sam Tan: Old people have nothing to do for retirement so they choose...

Minister of State for Manpower Sam Tan yesterday (July 29) told state media CNA that old people in Singapore have nothing to do for retirement and so they choose...

Minister Tan Chuan Jin: Poor people “play up” their sob stories on internet

In an interview with state media Straits Times, Minister of Social and Family Affairs (MSF) Tan Chuan Jin slammed poor people and welfare recipients for "playing up" their stories...

Minister Tan Chuan Jin blame internet: My words are taken out of context

Defending his comments on elderly people collecting cardboard as a form of exercise, Minister of Social and Family Development Tan Chuan Jin told state media Straits Times crying innocence...

Minister Amy Khor: No need to help those in financial hardship

Senior Minister of State for Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor told the Parliament that there is no need to allocate vacant hawker stalls to help those in financial...

Reuters: Singapore foreign workers earn S$18 a day, S$3 an hour for overtime

According to Reuters's interview with a Bangladeshi construction worker in Singapore, he earned only S$18 a day and S$3 an hour for overtime. The foreign worker also borrowed S$17,000...

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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"....