Tag: SDP

‘CPF minimum sum is something a lot of people aren’t happy about,’ says John Tan

Singapore—Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) made some major announcements over the weekend as they held a media briefing on September 14, Saturday, to unveil their new developments. First was the announcement that the party’s website has been revamped, “ with content updated and prepared for 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...

The fast maturing of the Opposition

Do Singaporeans deserve or even want an Opposition? Sure, before the entry of Low Thia Khiang, in an era dominated by Lee Kuan Yew, the Opposition made some inroads against all odds. First, J B Jeyaretnam in 1981. Then, there was a glimmer of...

Aunties in Yishun hug and kiss Law Minister K Shanmugam during walkabout

Members of Parliament (MPs) from the People’s Action Party (PAP) have started to make their rounds through housing estates in Singapore. Earlier today (September 3), Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam stopped by a Kopitiam at popular mall Northpoint City to interact with...

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...

Leong Sze Hian asks “Have we lost our way” on National Day

Singapore – While others were celebrating Singapore’s 54th birthday, Leong Sze Hian provided quite a few statistics concerning the country's current state and asked if Singapore has lost her way. On August 9 (Friday), prominent blogger and activist Leong Sze Hian aired some concerns...

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...

Chee Soon Juan, SDP stresses need for a unified opposition

Singapore— A “disparate” opposition will not gain voter confidence, Chee Soon Juan told members of the press on Sunday morning, August 4. He said that the differences between the country’s opposition are ‘minuscule’ compared to their common stance. Speaking to journalists after a walkabout at...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan: Singaporeans have “lost a lot of confidence” in PM Lee

Speaking at a media doorstop this morning (August 4) at Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre, SDP’s Secretary-General Dr Chee Soon Juan says Singaporeans have “lost a lot of confidence” in Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s leadership. Dr Chee commented on previous elections saying the...