Tag: Paul Tambyah

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...

Paul Tambyah says a POSB branch manager was afraid to take a picture with him in case he gets “marked”

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chairman, Dr Paul Tambyah, revealed over the weekend that a POSB branch manager was afraid to take a picture with him, in case he gets "marked" by the authorities. Dr Tambyah revealed this as his party launched their Campaign Kick-Off on...

Paul Tambyah could have easily become a Minister if he joined the PAP: Chee Soon Juan

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) secretary-general, Dr Chee Soon Juan, said today that the party's chairman, Dr Paul Tambyah, could have become a minister had he joined the ruling party but Dr Tambyah did not do so because he believes in the values of the...