Category: Singapore Democratic Party

Category: Singapore Democratic Party Don’t Piss on the Ashes

I couldn’t resist the headline “Chan Chun Sing rebuffs Huffington Post for running articles by Chee Soon Juan”. The latter had written two articles “Without Freedom There is No Free Trade” and “Free the Singapore Media and Let the People Go” talking basically about income inequality, media freedom creativity and the need for improvement in the system.

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Category: Singapore Democratic Party SDP only interested to make life better for Singaporeans

Singapore Democrats Some have wondered if the SDP’s citing of Mr Fandi Ahmad’s and Mr Terry Pathmanathan’s cases was because they were well-known Singaporeans. This is not so. The Singapore Democrats have, in the past, also highlighted cases of Singaporeans who were not prominent at all.

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Category: Singapore Democratic Party SDP unveils six-point plan to control population

Singapore Democrats 14 February 2013 The SDP launched our alternative policy entitled Building A People: Sound Policies For A Secure Future this evening to deal with the problems of immigration and population in Singapore. As the title suggests, the focus of the paper is on the people and how we can take care of their future and their needs. Our

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Category: Singapore Democratic Party SDP: Let there be a fair contest of ideas

Singapore Democrats (link) We are clear about what we are against. What is less clear is what we are for. This outlook pretty much sums up what opposition politics has been since the 1960s. Persecuted and hammered in every conceivable manner, opposition parties have been deprived of the expertise and resources to craft an alternative vision for Singapore.

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Category: Singapore Democratic Party SDP to contest in Punggol East by-election

Singapore Democrats (link) 27 December 2012 The SDP has drawn up comprehensive policies which address the concerns and worries of our fellow Singaporeans. We look forward to putting our policies before the voters of Punggol East and give Singaporeans a chance to vote for an alternative to the PAP. These policies are: 1. To introduce the Singaporeans First policy where

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Category: Singapore Democratic Party Frightening details of press interference: Review of ‘My Straits Times Story’

Singapore Democrats (link) Paul Ananth Tambyah OB Markers: My Straits Times Story by Cheong Yip Seng, former Editor-in-Chief of the Singapore Press Holdings. This is an extraordinary book. Right from the very first chapter, to the last, it is full of detailed revelations about the mainstream media in Singapore. It is an incredible resource for those trying to understand the

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Category: Singapore Democratic Party Vincent Wijeysingha: High prices, low wages will lead to crisis

Singapore Democrats (link) Dr Vincent Wijeysingha recently spoke at the Online/Offline forum held last weekend where he talked about the current economic arrangements in Singapore and its implications for our future. Below is the text of his speech. ***** The issue we are addressing today – and the incident that gave rise to it – is a serious one and

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Category: Singapore Democratic Party SDP: By-election is must for PM’s moral authority

Mr Michael Palmer resigned not just as a Member of Parliament but also as Speaker. His stepping down has left a gaping hole in the legislature that cannot be ignored or papered over. More importantly, voters of Punggol East have been badly let down and they deserve the opportunity to elect another representative.

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