Tag: Chee Soon Juan

Dr Chee says fire hose saga is a prime example of how the opposition should work, in the wake of PAP MP’s apology

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Dr Chee Soon Juan said the Bukit Batok fire hose reel issue is a prime example of how the opposition should work. His comments came hours after ruling party MP Murali Pillai apologised for the lapses uncovered by the Singapore Civil...

Dr Chee meets 65-year-old cleaner earning $6/hour, calls for minimum wage to be implemented

Following a breakfast meeting at Bukit Batok Single-Member Constituency (SMC), the Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan called for a minimum wage scheme to be implemented in Singapore. The party’s Secretary-general spoke to a number of residents who were worried about the job...

Dr Chee meets elderly resident whose family lives on 2 meals per day because he is unable to withdraw CPF savings

During their walkabout and breakfast with Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan, residents of Bukit Batok spoke to him about their concerns, with issues of their CPF funds and the influx of skilled foreigners being at the forefront. Dr Chee...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan : The PAP must treat Singaporeans like human beings

In a new video, the secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan reminded Singaporeans of the behaviour of the People's Action Party (PAP) after they lost six seats in the 2011 General Elections. He said, “Remember, all this apologising, stepping down,...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan calls for S’poreans to help them “fight the giant”

In what seems to be another David and Goliath rhetoric, secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan called for the people of Singapore to support them. He wrote, “Help us fight the giant”. “We're not just contesting the PAP in the GE,...

SDP to launch their party manifesto this month

Earlier today (September 16), the Singapore Democratic Party announced the upcoming launch of their party’s manifesto. In their announcement, the party explains, “A political manifesto is a declaration of a party's vision and mission, a pronouncement of its plans and policies. This is exactly the...

SDP’s Dr Chee talks about housing policies and cost of living

In another video posted yesterday (September 9), the Singapore Democratic Party’s Dr Chee Soon Juan focused on the issue of the cost of living and housing, adding that even though Singapore was already one of the most expensive cities in the world, the incumbents...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan: When the PM appoints himself and his wife as jagas of our sovereign wealth funds with little transparency and accountability, my education angers me

On Saturday, August 24, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) held a fundraiser with the Anglo-Chinese School (ACS) Old Boys' Association. During his speech, Secretary-General Dr Chee Soon Juan spoke about “people before profit, rights before riches, wisdom before wealth”. He started out his speech by...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan on PM Lee: “In any private organisation, he would have been fired a long time ago”

In a video by the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) , Dr Chee Soon Juan has asserted that the People’s Action Party (PAP) is “bankrupt of ideas when it comes to taking our country forward”. He added, “I know that this is a very large claim...

Politics “is about public service to our nation” – SDP celebrates its 39th birthday

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) reiterated its commitment to serve Singapore and Singaporeans as it commemorated the 39th anniversary of its formation, on Tuesday (6 Aug). Having been founded on 6 Aug 1980, the SDP is one of the oldest opposition parties in Singapore that...