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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi: We aim to overtake Singapore in 20 years

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro passed away at age 90

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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pressure countries to proceed with TPP

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Lee Hsien Loong: No defence co-production with India until they lift ban on ST...

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Mexico to illegal immigrants in US: We can help

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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"....