NWC: Please increase salaries by S$50

Singapore government-controlled union National Wages Council (NWC), today called for employers to increase the salaries of low wage workers (earning up to S$1,100 a month) by S$50-S$65. NWC chairman Peter...

Independent Sg praise Tan Chuan Jin for proven right that cardboard collectors are just...

Pro-government blog Independent Sg today (Feb 15) praise Social and Family Development Tan Chuan Jin for being proven right that cardboard collectors are just "exercising". The blog conveniently milked the...

Report: Singapore’s second most expensive Asian city for the rich

A luxury lifestyle cost of living report by private banker Julius Baer revealed that Singapore is the second most expensive city in Asia for the rich. Using 20 luxurious...

PRC national conduct cosmetic surgery from Sengkang HDB unit at “half-price”

In an exclusive media interview with The New Paper, a 30-year-old China woman opened a private cosmetic surgery business with surgery operations going for half the market rate at...

Lee Hsien Loong to New York-based Singaporeans: Please come back

At his visit to New York during the Easter weekend, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met with 300 New York-based Singaporeans and urged them to return to Singapore, citing...

Survey: Singaporeans work longer hours than Japanese

An employment survey conducted by the Manpower Group found that Singaporean millennial - age between 16 and 34 - work longer hours than Japanese millennial. On average, Singapore millennial...

9% rise in number of single Singapore females

According to the latest household survey by the Department of Statistics, in the 5 years period 2010-2015, Singapore saw a 9% rise in singlehood for Singapore female residents aged...

Chan Chun Sing: Singaporeans can only survive when they know who is going to...

NTUC Chief and Minister-without-portfolio Chan Chun Sing left a scathing remark for Singaporeans chilling them for being obsessive with academic grades. At the public forum discussion addressing Singapore university...

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...

Singapore Press: Elderly victim collect cardboard to keep neighbourhood clean

In the recent accident where a taxi driver killed an elderly cardboard collector when he lost control of his vehicle while reversing, the Singapore press alleged that the elderly...

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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"....