Tag: SDP

SDP’s John Tan seeks AGC’s clarification on eligibility to stand as a candidate at the next GE

Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) vice-chairman John Mr Tan Liang Joo, announced that he is seeking a declaration of his eligibility to contest in the next General Election (GE) from the High Court on Tuesday (July 19). For questioning the independence of judges in Singapore, the...

SDP’s Bryan Lim issues hard-hitting clapback against PAP candidate who insinuated they were “lazy”

The Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Bryan Lim Boon Heng took issue with an earlier comment made by a People’s Action Party (PAP) candidate who suggested the SDP members were “lazy”. In a social media post earlier today (July 12), Mr Lim shared photos of SDP...

SDP repeats claim that the PAP keeps copying its lead, as it prepares to launch education policy for next GE

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has repeated its claim that the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) keeps copying its lead, as it announced the upcoming launch of its education policy. In a statement released on Saturday (6 July), the SDP gave examples of how the...

NUS student group pits Chiam See Tong against Chee Soon Juan in social media poll

Unofficial National University of Singapore (NUS) student group, NUS Students United (NUSSU), have pitted opposition leaders Chiam See Tong against Chee Soon Juan in a social media poll. NUSSU first pitted Dr Chee against founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in a popularity poll but...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan addresses PM Lee’s “profound problems”

Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) secretary-general Dr Chee Soon Juan put up a video on social media addressing Singapore’s population growth as well as the influx of foreigners. According to statistics he shared, in 2018, the number of youths (those below age 15), and the number...

SDP pushes for reform of immigration policy: Hire S’poreans first, retrench S’poreans last

Singapore – The Singapore Democratic Party is pushing for changes on the immigration policy saying that the country “allows too many foreign workers into Singapore to displace local PMETs (professionals, managers, executives, and technicians).” Via a press release on June 8 (Saturday), the SDP proposed...

SDP’s Dr Chee: “A party that has been in power for too long will bully the people”

The Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan released a video of some of the common concerns faced by Singaporeans. Not only did he highlight the problem of not being able to withdraw their CPF (Central Provident Fund) money at 55 years old,...

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...

Singapore Democratic Party launches plan to lower cost of living, proposes to cut ministerial salaries

Singapore – On Mar 16, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) launched their first policy on lowering the cost of living. Titled “A Better Life For All: Lowering the Cost of Living In Singapore”, the policy is a 10-point plan geared towards making living in Singapore...

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...