Tag: SDP

SDP calls on Government to raise wages, reduce rental, and suspend GST

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement calling on the Government to implement specific measures in response to the effects of Covid-19 on the nation. https://www.facebook.com/yoursdp/posts/10158758890733455 The SDP on Tuesday (March 21) published a statement on its website stipulating specific measures it is urging...

Chee Soon Juan on “Why are there so many foreign bus drivers in S’pore?”

Singapore – The Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), Chee Soon Juan took a moment to explain the reason for why there are so many foreign bus drivers in Singapore and said that one reason is the low wages that Malaysians could survive...

“Are you guys not ready?” — Some disagree with SDP call not to hold GE now

The Singapore Democratic Party, in a view echoed by other opposition parties, has again called on the authorities not to hold a General Election at this time because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Online response to the call, however, has been mixed -- with some...

SDP: Malaysian lockdown is more reason why we cannot have GE now

Once again emphasising that elections should not be called, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) said on Tuesday (March 17) that the lockdown in Malaysia was yet another reason why. In a post on its blog, the opposition party said that "Malaysia's announcement of a lockdown within...

SDP says PAP should rule out general elections in the midst of Covid-19 outbreak

“The SDP calls on the PAP to refrain from such an irresponsible act”, and to rule out general elections (GE) in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the party announced on their website yesterday (Mar 12). The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) referred to an interview...

SDP’s 2020 Budget alternatives, proposes plan to ‘take Singapore forward’

Singapore – The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) released their take on the 2020 Budget and proposed their plans to "Take Singapore Forward" by addressing the cost of living, foreign PMETs and the CPF. On Wednesday (Mar 4), opposition party SDP, represented by Paul Tambyah (Chairman),...

SDP’s Dr Paul Tambyah answers “burning questions” on Covid-19

Singapore -– The answers are in for "burning questions" posted online in response to the SDP's invitation to Ask Paul Anything (APA), referring to its Chairman, Dr Paul Tambyah, an expert on infectious diseases. On Saturday (Feb 29), the Singapore Democratic Party uploaded the first...

SDP accepting “burning questions” on Covid-19 for Dr Paul Tambyah

Singapore – The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is accepting questions on Covid-19 from the online community. These will be answered by party Chairman Dr Paul Tambyah, who is an expert on infectious diseases. On Monday (Feb 24), the opposition party shared on its Facebook page...

SDP taking the lead, PAP playing catch-up: Chee Soon Juan

https://www.facebook.com/cheesoonjuan/videos/210273086824828/?__xts__=68.ARA-6IGJhz0u1HaqPjc4W5U-VjMVG7sVDspSHY5sh0PwaFV4dVtItkEaF7R7vcHwKNv3flF9gwMCtk1a5oUWi-wNLOu8OUJk2X3TdPgd83JibrmEfJFF5EPh6YjipC4BzduWr8DzWaFivipO2qI5E7ZQ81sC36NJ5AyWq1lulmG2CJ7fLj9gF_5gGUBvMxpSmu4rTLQt1xa8h2m0q-F82Qfd-TEjeBQSYytF2SFNUp3Fl2ELJJJPF28SjFZZ2mE9sqI8YrCE-ZRYZ6F08Ddoza_JR3wEsSpWmAPQ-J6ioQsV1gwXh4_7xO-56xszCks_X3_wyAx5nCvgO_gMz0TbCv6UVE16DQ&__tn__=-R Singapore -- The People's Action Party is merely following the lead of the Singapore Democratic Party in recent decisions on policies for the country. This is the claim by SDP leader Chee Soon Juan in a video released on Friday (Feb 21). The video was...

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...