Tag: Chee Soon Juan

Ex-GE candidate: SDP could win a seat at the next election with the “much calmer Chee Soon Juan” and Paul Tambyah

Noted socio-political activist and former General Election (GE) candidate Gilbert Goh has predicted that the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) could finally win a seat at the next GE, with the "much calmer Chee Soon Juan" and Paul Tambyah. Dr Chee joined the SDP in 1992...

SDP repeats claim that the PAP keeps copying its lead, as it prepares to launch education policy for next GE

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has repeated its claim that the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) keeps copying its lead, as it announced the upcoming launch of its education policy. In a statement released on Saturday (6 July), the SDP gave examples of how the...

Lee Hsien Yang spotted with Tan Cheng Bock and Chee Soon Juan at TOC fundraising dinner

Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's son, Lee Hsien Yang, was spotted at the fundraising dinner for The Online Citizen (TOC) that was held on Ssturday (6 July) evening. The event was attended by local opposition politicians, activists and other civil society players. Among those...

NUS student group pits Chiam See Tong against Chee Soon Juan in social media poll

Unofficial National University of Singapore (NUS) student group, NUS Students United (NUSSU), have pitted opposition leaders Chiam See Tong against Chee Soon Juan in a social media poll. NUSSU first pitted Dr Chee against founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in a popularity poll but...

SDP’s Paul Tambyah and Damanhuri Abas visit PAP-helmed Holland-BT and Bt Batok

Yesterday evening, Singapore Democratic Party’s Chairman Paul Tambyah and Central Executive Committee (CEC) member Damanhuri bin Abas visited residents at Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and Bukit Batok Single Member Constituency (SMC). The residential visits seem to be increasing in frequency, as last week,...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan addresses PM Lee’s “profound problems”

Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) secretary-general Dr Chee Soon Juan put up a video on social media addressing Singapore’s population growth as well as the influx of foreigners. According to statistics he shared, in 2018, the number of youths (those below age 15), and the number...

SDP’s Dr Chee: “A party that has been in power for too long will bully the people”

The Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan released a video of some of the common concerns faced by Singaporeans. Not only did he highlight the problem of not being able to withdraw their CPF (Central Provident Fund) money at 55 years old,...

Pritam apparently not a choice at all for next PM : Poll

Many names were thrown out in the ongoing debate on who should be the next Prime Minister (PM) of Singapore. Even after Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was given the position of first assistant secretary general of the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), other...

Chee Soon Juan tells Asia Times, “I think Lee Hsien Loong is feeling very insecure”

Singapore—The leader of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) openly declared in its kickoff launch that its aim is to deny the ruling People’s Action Party’s (PAP) two-thirds majority in Parliament. Chee Soon Juan is pushing for a united opposition to do just that, and told...

SDP accepts apology from KCCV, but is still waiting for one from JTC

Dr Chee Soon Juan, the head of Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) met with Pastor Vincent Lun of Kingdom Community Church (KCCV) on Tuesday, February 26, along with SDP Organising Secretary Jufri Salim. According to a statement from SDP, Mr Lun apologised on behalf of KCC...