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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 of access to these facilities because we have to pay part of the medical bill in cash? It has been my suspicion that the Singapore Healthcare system is fully self-funded by Medisave Account Holders, and...

Actually, there is no such thing as Progressive Wage Model at all

What is a Progressive Wage Model? From the low level PAP grassroots volunteers to the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, none of them can tell you its definition without taking a dump at Minimum Wage. The only likely answer you will get is "The Progressive Wage Model is better than Minimum Wage. Minimum Wage has more shortfalls than benefits." You...

Some food stalls in Singapore anyhow price their food

I seek out to NEA to feedback that food stalls that are certified by NEA failed to display prices for their food. NEA (then) routed (me) to Retail Price Watch Group which also did not respond. One such eatery is Afganistan Restaurant at Tampines St 23, whereby many food stalls do not display prices, e.g the Prata Stall. It used to display prices...

An ex-SIA stewardess’s confession

Below is a blog post submitted by a reader and is reproduced from Hilary's blog This day, last year 30 April 2014, I quit my job as a stewardess at SQ. I've never done a "reflection" post but I've been planning to write one today for weeks now even if I weren't Editor's Pick. I really wanted to just get this out...

Should the new tax-funded bus depot be “handed over” to private corporations?

Tower Transit Systems has recently just won the tender of bus service provision at the west side of Singapore. The London-based bus operator is a subsidiary of Transit Systems, an Australian-based public transport company. Tower Transit Systems will create another subsidiary, called the Tower Transit Singapore, after announcements were made about its winning bid of the bus route tender...

6 ATM machines in Singapore splashed with black paint

Singapore's mainstream media Shin Min Daily has reported that their readers informed them that several ATM machines in various locations across the country - Jalan Sultan Textile Center, Serangoon Road, Block 37 Circuit Road and Block 301/302 Ubi Avenue 1 - were found splashed with black paint on the night of Wednesday (6th of May). At least 6 of the...

Video: Taiwanese media NMA TV made scathing video calling PM Lee to free Amos Yee

Disclaimer: States Times Review do not agree or disagree with this video. STR is neutral and merely covering an international news report over the video. This content may be offensive to some Singaporeans. A Taiwanese media animator has created a scathing animation video against Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong over the treatment of YouTuber Amos Yee. In the animation video, Amos...

Amos Yee’s acting in Jack Neo’s movie

 Do you know Amos Yee is a talented child star? Click on the link below for the video on Facebook. // Amos in Jack Neo's movIe:"We live in a Democratic Society and WE HAVE FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Why do you keep asking me to keep quiet? This is SO UNFAIR!" Posted by States Times Review on Friday, May 8, 2015

The Chronology of YouTuber Amos Yee

28th March 2015 - YouTuber Amos Yee created a video heavily criticizing the late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and his son, the present Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. In the video, he made reference of Lee Kuan Yew and Jesus Christ, which led to many police reports made by Lee Kuan Yew supporters in the name of being religiously...

Singapore’s Renowned psychiatrist: Is jailing Amos Yee even effective?

Singapore's renowned psychiatrist and former scholar Dr Ang Yong Guan posted on his Facebook page questioned if the punishment of jail term and hefty fines is effective on the 16 year old YouTuber Amos Yee. He reasoned that Amos's response made the Singapore Government's threat of jail term and bankruptcy inconsequential, and very likely causing Amos and other like-minded offenders in the...

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