By the Singapore Democrats 30 July 2009 Original link At a time of expansion and growing confidence, the Singapore Democrats have elected a 14-member Central Executive Committee to lead the party into the next general elections. At its biennial party conference held last week, cadre members came together to re-dedicate their efforts to work for […]
Month: July 2009
Dr Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General of the Singapore Democrats, recently addressed party cadres at the 14th Ordinary Party Conference held on 24 July 2009.
The SDP about unyielding leadership, having conviction in their values and what they believe in, and having the stoic determination to press on with the good fight, out of an unbounded love for Singapore and for Singaporeans.
That is why the Singapore Democratic Party deserves our support. That is why I am a supporter.
If consumers have their credit cards stolen or used fraudulently, they may be liable for all transactions made even though they may have done nothing wrong. This is yet another sorry example of how the Government proudly sells the image of Singapore as a world-class financial hub, yet fails to offer consumers even the most basic protection against theft and fraud.
The Government has not pursued enlightened policies that seek to distribute the spoils of capitalism more evenly. Instead, it has pursued policies that have allowed Big Business to become dependent on an abundant supply of cheap foreign labour, and it has allowed monopolies in the form of Government-linked Corporations (GLCs) to flourish. Many working class citizens have fallen through the cracks due to the lack of a comprehensive social safety net and the Government’s overly liberal pro-foreigner policies.
By the Singapore Democrats 26 July 2009 Original link The title to this report “Political parties go online to extend their reach” by Valarie Tan of Channel News Asia seems straightforward enough — Singapore’s political parties, both ruling and opposition, are fully utilising the Internet to achieve their ends. But wait, there’s no mention of […]
Eating and drinking in the MRT carries a maximum fine of $500. However in this case, common sense has been completely thrown out of the window in what is apparently a silly over-reaction by the authorities.
On Monday in Parliament, Manpower Minister Gan Kim Yong found himself clumsily trying to reassure Singaporeans that monthly payouts from the CPF Life scheme will continue as long as the CPF member is alive, despite a provision allowing the CPF Board to stop payments in the event that the Lifelong Income Fund becomes insolvent.
The about turn in Temasek’s appointment of Mr Charles Goodyear as CEO to replace Ms Ho Ching is a sad but accurate reflection of the abysmal leadership seen at the organisation.
ST Letter by Ms Tan Mei Ling, 20 July 2009 I REFER to the report, ‘School peddles fake RMIT degree’ (June17). This happened even though it was registered with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and had CaseTrust accreditation from the Consumers Association of Singapore (Case). According to both MOE and Case’s website, the registration and […]