PwC: Promote innovation by giving us businesses more tax rebates

Singapore business-lobbyist Pricewaterhousecoopers (PwC) today (Feb 3) called for the Singapore government to be more generous with tax rebates to "spur innovation". PwC Singapore Chris Woo lobbied hard for...

Manulife: Cost of living is top contributor to debt

According to the latest investor sentiment survey conducted by insurance company Manulife, 69% of the Singapore investors regret not planning their investments better. 27% said the key reason is...

HRW: Singapore government not ready for freedom

You may view the original report here. (New York) – Singapore’s government increased scrutiny of the Internet in a year in which it further restricted rights to freedom of expression and...

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...

NTUC: Expect 31% more retrenchment this quarter as Singapore goes into recession

According to a media interview, NTUC expects 31% more retrenchment, at 234, this coming Jan-Mar quarter this year as compared to the first quarter of 2015 at 178. NTUC...

EIU: Singapore ranked 74th for Democracy Index, fail election process

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) today published the Democracy Index and put Singapore 74th out of 167 countries, and labelled the Singapore government a flawed democracy. Singapore performed poorly...

Singapore revise Social Studies textbooks to whitewash Lee Hsien Loong’s image

The Singapore's Ministry of Education (MOE) revised the mandatory secondary school subject, Social Studies, in a bid to whitewash the current Prime Minister's image in recent current affairs events. The...

Minister Josephine Teo to increase paternity leave by “raising awareness”

Heading the National Population and Talent Division (NPTD), Senior Minister of State Josephine Teo said she wants to increase paternity leave to 2 weeks by "raising awareness". Speaking at the PCF...

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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"....