Tag: Chee Soon Juan

SDP: Malaysian lockdown is more reason why we cannot have GE now

Once again emphasising that elections should not be called, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) said on Tuesday (March 17) that the lockdown in Malaysia was yet another reason why. In a post on its blog, the opposition party said that "Malaysia's announcement of a lockdown within...

SDP says PAP should rule out general elections in the midst of Covid-19 outbreak

“The SDP calls on the PAP to refrain from such an irresponsible act”, and to rule out general elections (GE) in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the party announced on their website yesterday (Mar 12). The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) referred to an interview...

Chee Soon Juan: PAP tells us that its ministers – the highest paid politicians in the world – are still underpaid

Dr Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) pointed out on social media the disparity between the way he thought the ruling party conducted its own affairs and the advice it gave Singaporeans. In a Facebook post yesterday (Mar 8), Dr Chee...

SDP taking the lead, PAP playing catch-up: Chee Soon Juan

https://www.facebook.com/cheesoonjuan/videos/210273086824828/?__xts__=68.ARA-6IGJhz0u1HaqPjc4W5U-VjMVG7sVDspSHY5sh0PwaFV4dVtItkEaF7R7vcHwKNv3flF9gwMCtk1a5oUWi-wNLOu8OUJk2X3TdPgd83JibrmEfJFF5EPh6YjipC4BzduWr8DzWaFivipO2qI5E7ZQ81sC36NJ5AyWq1lulmG2CJ7fLj9gF_5gGUBvMxpSmu4rTLQt1xa8h2m0q-F82Qfd-TEjeBQSYytF2SFNUp3Fl2ELJJJPF28SjFZZ2mE9sqI8YrCE-ZRYZ6F08Ddoza_JR3wEsSpWmAPQ-J6ioQsV1gwXh4_7xO-56xszCks_X3_wyAx5nCvgO_gMz0TbCv6UVE16DQ&__tn__=-R Singapore -- The People's Action Party is merely following the lead of the Singapore Democratic Party in recent decisions on policies for the country. This is the claim by SDP leader Chee Soon Juan in a video released on Friday (Feb 21). The video was...

POFMA should only be for clear cut cases of falsehoods, not for interpretations of statistical data, says SDP

Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan and Vice-Chairman John Tan both took to social media reiterating the arguments they presented in court despite an unfavourable ruling. On Wednesday (Feb 5), the High Court dismissed the SDP’s appeal to set aside...

Legal challenge to Singapore misinformation law rejected

The first legal challenge to Singapore's law against online misinformation was rejected Wednesday, a blow to opponents who say it is being used to stifle dissent before elections. The controversial legislation gives authorities the power to order corrections be placed next to posts they deem...

Judge dismisses SDP’s Pofma appeal relating to local PMET employment statistics

The High Court has dismissed the Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) appeal to set aside  Correction Directions issued against it under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma). Calling the party's statements "false in the face of the statistical evidence against them", Justice Ang...

MOM’s figures of S’poreans in labour force “extremely disturbing,” says SDP

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has called figures released by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Singapore citizens in the labour force “extremely disturbing”. They add that the MOM’s statistic that "The increase in employment rate of Singapore citizens over the last decade (from 60.0%...

SDP introduces new faces into its CEC

Earlier this week, the Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Treasurer Bryan Lim Boon Heng took to social media sharing photos of its new Central Executive Committee (CEC). The announcement follows closely behind Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) introduction of a new Assistant Secretary-General...

SDP and Marsiling Rise residents “confused” as to whether Block 115 and 119 will actually be eligible for lift upgrades

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and residents of Block 115 and 119 Marsiling Rise have been left confused after news reports suggest varying outcomes. In a Facebook post on Thursday (Jan 16) the SDP wrote that Mediacorp's Channel 5 news updated its news clip on...