Tag: SDP

SDP and Marsiling Rise residents “confused” as to whether Block 115 and 119 will actually be eligible for lift upgrades

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and residents of Block 115 and 119 Marsiling Rise have been left confused after news reports suggest varying outcomes. In a Facebook post on Thursday (Jan 16) the SDP wrote that Mediacorp's Channel 5 news updated its news clip on...

SDP wants Pofma appeal against MOM to be heard in open court

The Singapore Democratic Party's appeal against the Ministry of Manpower over Correction Directions issued under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma) has been scheduled to be heard in the High Court on Thursday (Jan 16). The appeal is not open to the public...

Girl paralysed in accident has to be carried down everyday because of a lack of lifts in Marsiling Rise HDB blocks

Pushing for the residents of Block 119 and 115 to be part of the Lift Upgrading Programme (LUP), the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) shared a video of a lady who has her mobility affected because the lifts do not stop at every floor. In a...

Calvin Cheng on SDP’s PMET statistics: “what the SDP did was not exactly false, just selective and misleading”

Weighing in on the Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) issue with the Ministry of Manpower’s Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) Correction Directions (CD), former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng took to social media. In a Facebook post last Friday (Jan 3),...

SDP’s Bryan Lim: Elderly residents get injured falling from staircases because their HDB blocks do not have lifts

Bryan Lim Boon Heng of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) took to social media sharing about the plight of elderly people who sustained injuries climbing up the staircase of their Housing Development Board (HDB) blocks. These residents, who live in Block 119 of Marsiling Rise,...

SDP files summons against Manpower Minister in High Court

Singapore—On Wednesday (Jan 8), the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) announced that it had filed an Originating Summons against Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo in the High Court. This followed a press statement from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday (Jan 6) announcing that SDP’s application...

SDP to take MOM to court after application to cancel Correction Directions rejected

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has announced its intentions to challenge the Ministry of Manpower’s fake news Correction Direction (CD) in court after its application to cancel said Correction Directions was rejected. A statement released by the party today (Jan 7) said that “In rejecting...

Minister: An “unfortunate convergence or coincidence” that fake news law has been used against opposition politicians

Minister for Communications and Information S Iwaran said in Parliament on Monday (Jan 6) that it was "convergence, some might say an unfortunate convergence or coincidence". He was referring to the first few directions to correct falsehoods, issued under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and...

Polish blogger: Is the SDP dishonest or just unbelievably incompetent?

A Polish blogger, Mr Michael Petraeus, who is known online as Critical Spectator, has taken the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) to task, accusing it of posting fake news. In a post on Friday (Jan 3), Mr Petraeus says the SDP has been “lying with charts”. Read...

MOM maintains that SDP published specific falsehoods, directs party to follow Pofma process

The Ministry of Manpower responded yesterday (Jan 2) to the Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) statement calling for Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo to retract the POFMA Correction Directions she issued to the party last year (Dec 14) and issue an apology. Under Pofma, the Protection...