Tag: Paul Tambyah

SDP: ‘Whenever the PAP government gives you a chicken wing before the elections, you can be sure they will try and take the whole chicken back’

In their response, once the budget was read the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) said that once the COVID-19 virus had passed, Singapore will once again face the same problems such as the rising cost of living, the “attitude of a government which views our...

COVID-19 interviews: Prof Paul Tambyah praised by netizens

Singapore — There has been much praise online of the interviews on the COVID-19 outbreak given by Professor Paul Tambyah, an infectious diseases expert who is also Chairman of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party. The disease, which was first reported in Wuhan, has killed nearly...

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...

In light of political ad ban, SDP asks Google, “What legislation in Singapore bans online political advertising?” 

Singapore—In a country where the mainstream media is under the control and regulation of the Government, opposition parties have at least had online spaces to give them a more level playing field in reaching a broad audience with their message. However, the recent Google...

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...