Tag: Singapore Democratic Party

SDP says calling a GE in July is “reckless”

Responding to widespread speculation that the next General Election (GE) will be called in July, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) added that they considered such a move “reckless”. In a post on their website yoursdp.org, the party wrote that having just emerged from a two-month...

SDP unveils 4YES◦1NO campaign slogan for general election

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) posted its campaign slogan for the coming General Election -- 4YES◦1NO (4Y◦1N) -- on its Facebook page on Monday (May 18). Since elections must be called by April next year, the SDP is one of the first political parties to...

No unity in opposition? “There absolutely is,” says Lim Tean

People's Voice founder Lim Tean says there is no discord among Singapore's opposition parties. "Don't think that there is no unity in the opposition," he said. "I'm telling you -- there absolutely is!" Mr Lim on Friday (May 15) published a video on Facebook which...

SDP on Govt efforts to help elderly poor: “The PAP is wrong and has no compassion”

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) recently published a video wherein SDP leader Chee Soon Juan called out the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) for its neglect of an extremely vulnerable sector of the Singapore population--the elderly poor. The SDP on Wednesday (May 14) uploaded a...

SDP proposes retirement income to help elderly cope and ease burden on their working children

As part of their 4Y1N campaign, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has proposed a retirement income to help the elderly cope and to ease the financial burden on their working children. In a post on their website yesterday (May 11), the party said that the advent...

“What have you done for us?” — Public’s most mistaken expectation of opposition candidates

The public has the most mistaken expectation of opposition candidates, according to Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) politician Khung Wai Yeen. When Singapore voters meet an opposition politician, they always ask what that person has done for them. In a Facebook post on Tuesday (April 28), Mr Khung...

Chee Soon Juan says it again: 2 mistakes worsened Covid-19 crisis

Opposition politician Chee Soon Juan has said it again that mistakes made by the Government led to a worsening of the Covid-19 crisis in Singapore. In a video posted on Facebook on Thursday (April 16), the Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) criticised Prime...

At-home Chronicles: Chee Soon Juan suggests “some good old-fashioned reading” to pass the time

As Singapore delves deeper into the month-long circuit breaker measure which has many confined to their homes, Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) leader Chee Soon Juan has been providing Singaporeans with ideas to pass the time. Though in a previous post, he urged people to...

Circuit breaker? Chee Soon Juan uses “lockdown” on Facebook page

When Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) leader Chee Soon Juan used the word "lockdown"  instead of the official "circuit breaker", it became the subject of discussion on his Facebook page. On Wednesday (April 8), Mr Chee had shared on his page a video montage of various...

SDP says the government made “serious missteps” that led to crisis

Calling out Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his government for instructing people not to wear masks if they are well, Dr Chee Soon Juan said that this was the first of three serious missteps that lead to the second Covid-19 crisis in Singapore. In...