Tag: Paul Tambyah

SDP targets millennial votes

Singapore—One demographic on the radar of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is the newest crop of voters—today’s millennials. The SDP is hoping that young Singaporeans will help solidify its base for the upcoming General Election (GE). Because of this, the SDP is bringing up issues...

SDP’s Khung Wai Yeen to contest in Bukit Panjang

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP)’s Khung Wai Yeen visited Bukit Panjang over the weekend to speak to residents. Two pertinent issues that was spoken about were cost of living and Central Provident Funds (CPF). In a social media post on October 28, Secretary-General Dr Chee...

When the government gives you a chicken wing, they want to take away the whole chicken :SDP on PM Lee’s National Day Rally

During the National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined plans on education, retirement age and climate change concerns at the National Day Rally. The Singapore Democratic Party’s chairman Dr Paul Tambyah delivered his response to the speech shortly after, late last night. Education Prime...

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...

SDP identifies the five constituencies it plans to contest in the next GE

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has become the first opposition party to identify the constituencies it plans to contest in the next General Election (GE). In a statement released yesterday (2 Aug), the party said that it plans to contest Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC,...

Vietnamese residents who took photos with SDP’s Bryan Lim and Paul Tambyah ask for their images to be deleted so as to not “be involved”

The Singapore Democratic Party’s Mr Bryan Lim and Professor Paul Tambyah took photos with Vietnamese residents yesterday (July 23), only to be emailed shortly after, with requests for the couple’s images to be deleted. Mr Lim speculated on his social media page that the two...

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: Singapore’s educational system ‘in dire need of reform’, smaller class size, scrapping PSLE recommended

Singapore—On July 13, Saturday, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) launched its education policy Educating for Creativity and Equality: An Agenda For Transformation, with Paul Tambyah, the party’s chairman, and Benjamin Pwee, formerly the secretary-general of the Democratic People’s Party (DPP) and who is now...

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: Get rid of MediSave, MediShield and MediFund

Over the weekend, Chairman of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Paul Tambyah and Central Executive Committee (CEC) member Khung Wai Yeen proposed to do away with MediSave, MediShield and MediFund, in order to introduce a single-payer insurance scheme for Singapore's healthcare system. The SDP...