Tag: Singapore Democratic Party

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...

SDP “will just have to deal with it” if GE is held now

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has held a Facebook live video to answer media questions on the General Election and Covid-19, stating that, if the elections were pushed through, "we would just have to deal with it". On Saturday (March 21), SDP Chairman Paul Tambyah,...

SDP: “Height of irresponsibility” to hold polls in midst of Covid-19 crisis

Singapore – The People's Action Party cannot "place its own political interest over the health and safety of the Singaporean people" by holding a General Election during the current Covid-19 pandemic, according to the opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). Referring to a Facebook post on...

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 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 calls on Govt not to increase GST to 9% because of COVID-19 outbreak

The Singapore Democratic Party, in a statement on its website on Wednesday (Feb 12), has called on the Government not to increase the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The GST, which was introduced in 1994, has risen through the years. Beginning at 3 per cent,...

POFMA should only be for clear cut cases of falsehoods, not for interpretations of statistical data, says SDP

Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Chee Soon Juan and Vice-Chairman John Tan both took to social media reiterating the arguments they presented in court despite an unfavourable ruling. On Wednesday (Feb 5), the High Court dismissed the SDP’s appeal to set aside...

Young Democrats of the SDP talk about majority privilege

On Wednesday (Jan 29), the Young Democrats of the Singapore Democratic Party premiered another episode of their initiative called "Slack & Discuss Problems" on Youtube. The fourth episode so far, featured a discussion about an issue that is uniquely relevant to Singapore--majority privilege. The host, Shawal...

SDP calls on public not to produce and spread of fake news, rumours about Wuhan virus outbreak

Singapore — The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), in a statement released on Wednesday (Jan 29), has called on Singaporeans not to produce and spread fake news and rumours about the Wuhan virus outbreak. Nearly 6,000 people are ill and 132 have died, according to statistics...