SDP’s May Day message 2010

By the Singapore Democrats 30 April 2010 Yet again May Day, dedicated to workers throughout the world, is knocking on our doors but without any ray of hope for our hapless workers – exploited and oppressed by the PAP Government. After more than 50 years of rule by the PAP that came to power in… Continue reading

No lack of sophistry from the government concerning the homeless

Written by Ng E-Jay 29 April 2010 It appears that there is absolutely no lack of sophistry and intellectual dishonesty on the part of the PAP government concerning the homeless in Singapore. It is widely noted that every nation has its share of homeless folk. But our government leaders, who insist on paying themselves multi-million… Continue reading

SDP calls on High Court to look into PAP abuse of the law

By the Singapore Democrats 28 April 2010 SDP leaders, Chee Soon Juan, John Tan and Chee Siok Chin, are back in prison to serve a one-week sentence for taking part in an assembly without permit in 2008 during the Tak Boleh Tahan protest outside Parliament House. District Judge Chia Wee Kiat had found the defendants… Continue reading

Singaporean activists widen network in Jakarta meeting

By the Singapore Democrats 23 April 2010 SDP leader Mr John Tan, and activists Mr Seelan Palay and Ms Jaslyn Go continued to build on the strong international alliance that the Singapore Democrats have established through the years. The three were in Jakarta, Indonesia last week for the 6th Assembly of the World Movement for… Continue reading

Singapore’s currency revaluation has many new implications for the world

Shawkat Hammoudeh, 23 April 2010 As a result of increasing exports, Singapore’s economy is booming, achieving a 13.1 percent economic growth from the first quarter of 2009 to the first quarter of 2010. As we are all aware, this excellent economic growth has taken place while the world currently recovers from the Great Recession.… Continue reading

Young Democrats keep up campaign at Bukit Panjang

By Muhd Khalis, Singapore Democrats 25 April 2010 Like any bird that is being raised from its nest, it must, one day learn how to fly on its own. The Young Democrats (YD), the SDP’s youth wing, took the initiative to have its own walkabout and flyering exercise at Bukit Panjang last weekend. When most… Continue reading

MOE apologises over invite mix-up

Source: Straits Times, 24 April 2010 IN A mix-up by the Ministry of Education (MOE), a top American teacher was first invited to speak at a teachers’ conference here in September, then had the invitation withdrawn within a week amid concerns about her disability. MOE has since apologised for revoking the invitation it had extended… Continue reading

Singapore’s city upon a hill

Anthony Mullen, Teacher Magazine 16 April 2010 Teacher of the Year Susan Elliot was excited about traveling to Singapore … Once the Singapore education officials discovered that Susan was hearing-impaired, they retracted her invitation. Quite a few critics of the American system of education are kept busy seeking “A City Upon a Hill” on foreign… Continue reading

Politics as Public Service — Just a little Sacrifice

By Goh Meng Seng 22 April 2010 I hope this public statement could round it up and close the chapter. I didn’t know the little leak of my intention of selling my flat to finance my party’s election campaign would create such a hype on the internet. I didn’t even tell the real reason behind… Continue reading

NSP’s Goh Meng Seng pledges to sell flat to fund election bid

Written by Ng E-Jay 21 April 2010 (This article was originally written for TOC.) The Secretary-General of the National Solidarity Party (NSP), Mr Goh Meng Seng, has revealed to close associates and supporters that he intends to sell his HDB flat in Serangoon North in order to fund his upcoming election campaign. This was announced… Continue reading