Tag: Singapore Democratic Party

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...

Singapore Democratic Party launches plan to lower cost of living, proposes to cut ministerial salaries

Singapore – On Mar 16, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) launched their first policy on lowering the cost of living. Titled “A Better Life For All: Lowering the Cost of Living In Singapore”, the policy is a 10-point plan geared towards making living in Singapore...

SDP accepts apology from KCCV, but is still waiting for one from JTC

Dr Chee Soon Juan, the head of Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) met with Pastor Vincent Lun of Kingdom Community Church (KCCV) on Tuesday, February 26, along with SDP Organising Secretary Jufri Salim. According to a statement from SDP, Mr Lun apologised on behalf of KCC...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan: “We need to deny the PAP the two-thirds majority”

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) kicked off its pre-GE campaign at Mandarin Orchard Hotel over the weekend. Dr Chee Soon Juan, the opposition party’s Secretary-General, outlined SDP’s primary goal. “Our message is very clear, that we need to deny the PAP the two-thirds majority.” Dr...

Chee Soon Juan sells his new book at the same spot J. B. Jeyaretnam did, echoes, “Make It Right for Singapore!”

Since the release of the Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Soon Juan’s book, he has been tirelessly stationed at Raffles Place to sell it. On social media, Dr Chee reminisced about how he stood at the very spot the former Workers’...

Chee Soon Juan publishes new book ‘Never On Bended Knees’, rebuts Grace Fu who mocked him for not holding a job

In anticipation of the launch of his new book ‘Never On Bended Knees’, Dr Chee Soon Juan, the Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) took to Facebook with a video talking about his book. He also took the opportunity to address comments made...

SDP’s Dr Chee celebrates their increasing popularity

The Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Secretary-General Dr Chee Soon Juan has been in the spotlight of the media many times. However, as the elections draw closer, both him and members of all the other political parties take centre stage, and try to out-do one...

Chee Soon Juan on the next GE: Have to rally the troops for the coming battle

It seems that the People’s Action Party’s (PAP) passing of the torch after the choosing of their Central Executive Committee (CEC), as well as the possibility of the next General Elections (GE) being held sooner rather than later, has gotten everyone in the political...

Chiams need a dose of reality

By Mary Lee One wonders what led the Singapore People’s Party leaders to re-elect a frail Chiam See Tong and his wife, who lost an Opposition stronghold in the last election, to head the party on Friday. Chiam, 78 , commands a lot of admiration among...

Hospital Shame

The Independent Singapore did an interview with Dr Tan Lip Hong on the bed crunch at some of our hospitals, with the Changi General Hospital setting up an air-conditioned tent to accommodate patients. Dr Tan has worked as a GP in the heartlands for...