The SDP is greatly concerned about the recent incident involving SAF armored vehicles seized in Hong Kong. The military and diplomatic implications are far reaching and may significantly impact on our country's national security.
In this regard, there are immediate questions that the government must answer:
1. Is there any reason why the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) thinks it is act ... Read more »
In his Parliamentary address, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pointed out the reason for reserving the 2017 Elected Presidency (EP) for a Malay candidate: To promote a multiracial, equal and harmonious society, gradually enlarging the shared Singaporean identity while celebrating different cultures and faiths.
Singaporeans see through the rhetoric. The real reason for the change in the EP rules is that the P ... Read more »
The SDP welcomes the government's decision to adopt our idea of making education for students with special needs compulsory. We are proud to be the first political party to propose such a policy following decades of advocacy by non-government organisations such as the Asian Women's Welfare Association.
In 2015, the SDP proposed in our education policy making e ... Read more »
The SDP had opposed the PAP's move to allow the construction of casinos in Singapore in 2005. The government's rationale then was that there was money to be made off the gambling scene in Asia.
Not every business venture should be pursued just because it makes money. There are moral and ethical considerations too.
Gambling is a vice and its social ills are widely documented. Li ... Read more »
YOUR VOICE IN PARLIAMENT
The Singapore Democrats have proposed a set of realistic and workable alternative policies that will make Singapore a better, more secure, and less stressful place to live in.
Competent. Constructive. Compassionate.
Qualities we have been working to build up the SDP as an opposition party that will be speaking up and fighting on your behalf.
Together we can make a difference.
There is hope for a different future, a different way of doing things, if we’re brave enough to make a fresh start.
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06 September 2016 by Kenneth Lin