Tag: SDP

WP and SPP appear more wary of working with other opposition groups than parties like the SDP and PSP

Recent remarks made by the leaders of the Workers' Party (WP) and the Singapore People's Party (SPP) has led some to believe the two parties may not be as open to the possibility of a united opposition as other parties may be. In a Facebook...

Young resident tells the SDP that the current government is “more concerned about money politics than the welfare of our citizens”

A walkabout in Marsiling by Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) members Bryan Lim Boon Heng and Benjamin Pwee saw them meeting with a young resident who expressed his concerns about the current government. The man, only referred to as James, was a first-time voter and when...

SDP’s John Tan barred from contesting in upcoming General Election

John Tan, the vice-chairman of the Singapore Democratic Party will not be able to contest in the upcoming General Election, according to a High Court ruling. In July this year, Tan announced that he sought a declaration of his eligibility to contest in the next...

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 says about CPF: “present generation of PAP leaders have turned the scheme into a nightmare for Singaporeans”

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) shared that a 72-year old man’s case - where he has to drive a taxi because of insufficient payouts, yet still has to contribute to his MediSave – “sums up everything that’s wrong with the CPF system”. In a post...

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...

Elderly man tells the SDP, “How do you expect an 80-year-old to continue working? Just return our CPF to us”

In a video uploaded by members of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and secretary-general Dr Chee Soon Juan, an elderly man spoke out about having their CPF funds returned to them earlier so that they can use the money to help their children with...

SDP asks Singapore: Are you ready for change?

Singapore—At its pre-election rally on Saturday, October 19, at Hong Lim Park, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) asked the country if it is ready for change to come. One main point that speakers for the SDP drove home were the promises made by the ruling...

Dr Chee meets elderly resident whose family lives on 2 meals per day because he is unable to withdraw CPF savings

During their walkabout and breakfast with Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan, residents of Bukit Batok spoke to him about their concerns, with issues of their CPF funds and the influx of skilled foreigners being at the forefront. Dr Chee...

SDP to reveal potential candidates at pre-election rally

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) plans to unveil some of its potential candidates for the next General Election at a pre-election rally set to take place at Hong Lim Park. The rally, to be held on October 19, aims to generate enthusiasm and excitement about...