Tag: Singapore Democratic Party

‘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 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...

When the government gives you a chicken wing, they want to take away the whole chicken :SDP on PM Lee’s National Day Rally

During the National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined plans on education, retirement age and climate change concerns at the National Day Rally. The Singapore Democratic Party’s chairman Dr Paul Tambyah delivered his response to the speech shortly after, late last night. Education Prime...

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...

Vietnamese residents who took photos with SDP’s Bryan Lim and Paul Tambyah ask for their images to be deleted so as to not “be involved”

The Singapore Democratic Party’s Mr Bryan Lim and Professor Paul Tambyah took photos with Vietnamese residents yesterday (July 23), only to be emailed shortly after, with requests for the couple’s images to be deleted. Mr Lim speculated on his social media page that the two...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan and WP’s Pritam Singh unveil new youth members; Jolovan Wham joins the fray

Both the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and the Workers’ Party announced brand new youth teams. Secretary-General of the SDP Chee Soon Juan, and his WP counterpart Pritam Singh took to social media in the early afternoon to unveil their new members. The SDP boasts a young...

SDP: Singapore’s educational system ‘in dire need of reform’, smaller class size, scrapping PSLE recommended

Singapore—On July 13, Saturday, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) launched its education policy Educating for Creativity and Equality: An Agenda For Transformation, with Paul Tambyah, the party’s chairman, and Benjamin Pwee, formerly the secretary-general of the Democratic People’s Party (DPP) and who is now...

SDP’s Paul Tambyah and Damanhuri Abas visit PAP-helmed Holland-BT and Bt Batok

Yesterday evening, Singapore Democratic Party’s Chairman Paul Tambyah and Central Executive Committee (CEC) member Damanhuri bin Abas visited residents at Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and Bukit Batok Single Member Constituency (SMC). The residential visits seem to be increasing in frequency, as last week,...

SDP’s Dr Chee boasts new young party members

Dr Chee Soon Juan, the Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) secretary-general, took to social media to announce the entrance of young members into the party. In a social media post yesterday, he wrote, “Good to see the growing number of young faces joining the party, knocking...

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...