Tag: Singapore Democratic Party

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...

MOM’s figures of S’poreans in labour force “extremely disturbing,” says SDP

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has called figures released by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Singapore citizens in the labour force “extremely disturbing”. They add that the MOM’s statistic that "The increase in employment rate of Singapore citizens over the last decade (from 60.0%...

SDP introduces new faces into its CEC

Earlier this week, the Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Treasurer Bryan Lim Boon Heng took to social media sharing photos of its new Central Executive Committee (CEC). The announcement follows closely behind Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) introduction of a new Assistant Secretary-General...

Pofma issue to be “decided by the courts, not the government”, says SDP

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has still not let the matter rest and has replied to the Attorney-General’s (AG) complaints on Monday (Jan 10). Earlier in the day, the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) asked the High Court for a further hearing on the party’s appeal...

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,...