Monthly Archives: November 2010

Month: November 2010 Dr Wong Wee Nam’s rally speech at SDP’s “It’s About You” rally

各位亲爱的国民, 各位亲爱的朋有, 你们好! 小弟今晚能在这大会跟大家见面,真的感觉到很荣幸. 首先小弟要向大家声明我诚挚的感谢 Thank you everyone for spending your precious Saturday evening here. I am very honoured. Also, thank you SDP for inviting me here to speak. 今天能有怎么多的人到此,这显示出,我们的国民,对国事不会是莫不关心的. 你们都有一颗忧国忧民的爱心。 小弟相信大家不只担忧我们现在的处境 , 你们也同时关心子孙的未来 I know deep down in your hearts, you feel that something is not going right in our country.

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Month: November 2010 ST forum letter by Gandhi Ambalam: Chee far from politically bankrupt

Source: ST Forum Page, 22 Nov 2010. MR LIANG Tung-ping has written an egregiously uninformed piece about the political situation in Singapore (‘An opposition that does itself no favours’; Nov 10). He has made specific references to the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), all of which are unsubstantiated. The writer accuses SDP secretary-general Chee Soon Juan of resorting to ‘rumour-mongering in

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Month: November 2010 Parties discuss election issues at political dialogue

Singapore Democrats, 21 Nov 2010 The Singapore Democrats spent an engaging Friday evening at a Political Dialogue organised by the National University of Singapore Society (NUSS), the alumni association of the NUS. The event brought together the various political parties to discuss the topic “Fresh Challenges & The New Political Playing Field”. The speakers included Dr Chee Soon Juan, Nominated

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Month: November 2010 Rise in gang-related violence indicative of underlying social tensions

Written by Ng E-Jay 12 November 2010 As readers know, there has been an alarming increase in gang-related violence recently. On 9 Nov, it was reported that 16 people had been brutally slashed at Bukit Panjang allegedly by the 369 gang, and early last week, a young man by the name of Darren Ng had been killed in gang-related violence.

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Month: November 2010 SDP: Sound policies, impressive candidates for GE

Singapore Democrats, 14 Nov 2010 It’s official. The Singapore Democrats now have a viable and realistic economic programme on which to campaign in the coming general elections. Entitled It’s About You, the programme contrasts starkly between the SDP’s and PAP’s economic policies. The former emphasizes building up a more equal society where everyone, not just the wealthy, get to enjoy

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Month: November 2010 James Gomez’s speech at SDP rally on Saturday 13 Nov 2010

Singapore’s Working Poor Speech delivered at SDP`s pre-election rally on 13 Nov 2010 at Hong Lim Park. Fellow Singaporeans, friends, ladies and gentlemen. Today we are here to launch SDP’s Economic Programme – It’s About YOU. I am so happy to see so many of you here today. This clearly shows that we can effectively use new media to reach

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Month: November 2010 Dr James Gomez joins SDP

(CNA, 13 Nov 2010) SINGAPORE: The opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) unveiled two new ordinary members at a rally at the Speakers’ Corner at Hong Lim Park on Saturday.

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Month: November 2010 Smear campaign on SDP jumps to full swing: Elections must be really close …

You know the elections are not far away when the media start their shenanigans against the Singapore Democrats. Two days ago, the Straits Times published an article by one Mr Liang Tung-ping in which the writer disparaged the SDP while ascribing Singapore’s success – a “near perfect society” in Mr Liang’s words – to the PAP (see report below).

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Month: November 2010 SDP: Because we stand for something

Singapore Democrats Exactly who is the opposition in Singapore? What does it stand for and where does it want to take the country? There has been much criticism about Singapore’s opposition not standing for anything except that we are not the PAP. Being opposed to the ruling party itself signals something; the fact that the current system is undemocratic opposition

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