Tag: Tan Jee Say

“Like the prodigal son coming back” — Tan Jee Say on returning to SDP

Singapore --- The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) held a press conference after nominations closed on June 30. During the press conference, SDP candidates were invited to answer questions from the press. Among the candidates who took questions from the press was Mr Tan Jee Say,...

Mixed response from netizens on former SingFirst chief Tan Jee Say rejoining Singapore Democratic Party

Singapore – Members from the online community shared mixed feelings on Mr Tan Jee Say’s interest in rejoining the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), with some saying this would only mess up SDP’s chances in the upcoming General Elections. In contrast, others perceive it as...

Former SingFirst chief and presidential candidate Tan Jee Say applies to rejoin SDP

Singapore -- The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) announced on Monday (June 29) that Mr Tan Jee Say had applied to rejoin the party. Mr Tan was Secretary-General of the now-dissolved Singaporeans First (SingFirst) party. He is not new to the SDP or elections, as he...

SingFirst leader Tan Jee Say announces party’s dissolution

Tan Jee Say, the chief of Singaporeans First (SingFirst) party announced earlier today (Jun 25), that the party has been dissolved. This development now narrows the field of opposition parties looking to contest in the upcoming general election to 11. In a Facebook post, Mr Tan...

Tan Jee Say unveils economic vision to transform Singapore into “true first world” country, solve inequality

Singapore—Tan Jee Say, who is a banker and an economist, among other things, has unveiled his economic vision for transforming Singapore into a true first world country. Mr Tan, who also contested in the 2011 presidential election and is the current Secretary General of Singaporeans First,...

Tan Cheng Bock’s role like Mahathir’s in 2018 elections: Tan Jee Say

Singapore — One of the leaders of an opposition alliance has described what he hoped the role of Progress Singapore Party (PSP) leader Tan Cheng Bock would be in the upcoming General Election.  Mr Tan Jee Say, the head of the Singaporeans First party (SingFirst),...

“Other parties can join us anytime” says Tan Jee Say on opposition alliance

Singapore—It was reported in straitstimes.com (ST) last Friday (Jan 3) that four parties had united in forming an opposition alliance, the Singaporeans First party (SingFirst), Reform Party (RP), People’s Power Party (PPP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which would be led by Tan Jee...

After Tan Jee Say and Tan Cheng Bock, Tan Kin Lian throws in his hat to contest the upcoming GE

Now as the next General Election looms near, all three Tans who lost in the 2011 Presidential Election have thrown in their hats into the ring.

“Large segment of people who supported me in PE2011 switched their support to Tan Cheng Bock” – Tan Kin Lian

2011 Presidential Election (PE2011) candidate Tan Kin Lian has recently revealed the reasons why he participated in the election. He said that he is making this explanation over seven years after the election because he is "still being attacked for my participation in the...

2011 Presidential Candidate calls on PM Lee to resign

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Tan Jee Say, a nominee in the 2011 Presidential race and former opposition politician, released an open letter on his Facebook page today calling on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to resign. He cc'd his letter to President Dr Tony Tan and Emeritus Senior...