Singapore’s engineering remains third world

"For year, I always thought Singapore is far ahead of Hong Kong." We hear it from the cow's mouth; it was a rare admission of...

2017 a year of corruption, 2018 no better

Legalised corruption is probably the theme that best sums up Singapore in 2017. Parliament was abused by the dictator Prime Minister to wrestle control...

Warning to ISIS: We will send these people to Iraq

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently stated that his decision to send troops to Iraq is finalised. Although Singapore would just be sending a...

Singaporeans rally behind Facebook against K Shanmugam

Yesterday, social media platforms Facebook, Google and Twitter were invited to give their opinions in person on new censorship laws, only to get a...

Critical analysis of upcoming PAP candidates in GE2016

The People's Action Party (PAP) will be featuring 6 new faces who are hailed as the next generation of Ministers and somehow, believing them...

Singapore’s war on fake news

States Times Review calls the state media and ministers "fake news" fabricators, and in turn, Minister K Shanmugam and the mainstream media calls the...

3 dangerous assumptions about being a Singaporean

If you are a Singaporean born and bred in Singapore, you may have been inculcated with "Singapore values" during your growing up that distinguish...

10 news STR published Singaporeans wish were fake

As I trembled in fear at my manhole in Sydney from Law Minister K Shanmugam's threat to shut me down, I was inspired by...

Most government policies will remain status quo after GE2015

An election is usually an opportunity to change government policies in a democratic country, and voters are exceptionally empowered during election period, with the exception of Singapore. Photo...

States Times Review: 3 years of fighting fake news

States Times Review has just reached it's 3rd year of fighting propaganda fake news. The setting up of States Times Review was a turbulent one,...

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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...