First World Country, Third World Morality

I have to say I have an affinity with Christianity. You see, my maternal grandmother is a staunch Christian. As a devotee, her faith...

Opinion: Sylvia Lim is a victim of bullying

I express my opinions as a Singapore citizen and I will be straight talking. I refer to the ultimatum issued by Grace Fu, leader of...

My sister died from waiting 3 months to see a specialist in Singapore

I lost my younger sister three weeks ago to depression, three days after I took her to the polyclinic to get a referral for...

Singapore moneylender circumvent DNC law by using overseas number

A STR reader submitted a screenshot of an advertisement message he repeatedly received from a Singapore moneylender which uses a China-registered number. The reader...

What healthcare subsidies is the Singapore Government talking about?

The Singapore Healthcare facilities is touted as one of the world's best in the world. However, what is the point when Singaporeans are priced out...

Corrupted PRC fugitive successfully cheated EDB to get his PR

Based on Chinese news reports, Li Huabo was a former junior finance bureau officer from PoYang county, JiangXi province in China, before he fled the...

A poem to please both the PAP and anti-PAP faction

Every morning when I wake up I am reassured by the sight of high rise flats and I give thanks that I was born with more...

I am proud of my daughter even if she did not do well in...

Just sharing- Before the PSLE result, my daughter told me that she worried if she needs to retain Pri 6. As a parent, if...

MAS: 54% more “residents” taking up part-time jobs

According to the latest economic report by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published on April 28, the proportion of part-time workers in Singapore...

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For years, I worked hard to improve my writing and mastered the skill of news creation. Despite this being a solo effort, I am...

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Ignorance is not a virtue

I was born in a society where I often hear "ignorance is bliss". In Singapore, I hear the same phrase from the teachers when...