NS man who completed NS jailed 1.5 month for NS evasion

A 25 year old NS man who completed his full time National Service (NS) obligation last year was today (Feb 11) jailed 1.5 month...

Weapon presentation ceremony propaganda to boost support for NS

Following diminishing support for National Service (NS), the Singapore Armed Force (SAF) conducted a weapon presentation ceremony at Syonan Gallery as a propaganda to...

SAF court martial accused to be given “lawyers” who attended 1-day legal training course

National Servicemen who are trialed for military offences in a military court martial case will have access to defence "lawyers" who attended 1-day legal training...

Singapore’s first English Premier League club player to give up Singapore citizenship

Singapore's first English Premier League (EPL) club player, Ben Davis, will be giving up his Singapore citizenship according to his father Harvey Davis. The 17-year-old...

Minister Josephine Teo: 26% more Singaporeans left Singapore in the past decade

According to Senior Minister of State Josephine Teo, more Singaporeans are leaving Singapore with the largest increase of 26% in the past 10 years....

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...

SAF succumb to public pressure, waive off S$22,000 legal fees for deceased NSF family

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the two defendants who were demanding S$22,000 total of legal fees from the deceased NSF family will be...

Army General: My grandmother always complained about Japanese Occupation

In a state media interview with Straits Times, Chief of Defence Force Melvyn Ong said that he joined the army because his grandmother always...

Minister Ng Eng Hen: National Service defines Singaporean identity

Speaking to new recruits in the 50th anniversary of the Singapore Armed Force (SAF) at Pulau Tekong, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen ramp up...

Singaporean jailed 2 months for helping others taking IPPT tests

A 38-year-old Singaporean, Kho Puay Meng, was sentenced to 2 months jail today (Sep 13) for helping other National Service conscripts take their physical...

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