20Apr
Here's why the judge is wrong on the M-YT by-election matter

Singapore Democrats

The SDP is of the view that High Court Judge Chua Lee Ming is mistaken in his decision to dismiss Dr Wong Souk Yee's application for a by-election in the Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC on two counts.

The first is that the Constitution stipulates that “Whenever the seat of a Member, not being a non-constituency Member, has become vacant for any reason other than a dissolutio ... Read more »

17Apr
Your HDB ticking time-bomb lease - there is a solution

Singapore Democrats

HDB's CEO Dr Cheong Koon Hean said in a forum last week that buyers of resale flats should pay less for older flats because these flats have a lease of 99 years.

This is bad news for Singaporeans who paid premium prices for the flats because we were promised that the value of our flats would appreciate over time. Moreover, many used our CPF savings to service the housing loans.

Becaus ... Read more »

13Apr
FB tells SDP that employees engaged in politics cannot use company's resources

Singapore Democrats

Mr Simon Milner, Facebook's Vice President for Public Policy, Asia Pacific, has assured the SDP that the company has "well-established processes" in place to ensure that activities of its employees who may be engaged in partisan politics in Singapore "do not involve Facebook's company resources".

Mr Milner was replying to the  ... Read more »

09Apr
Spirit of parliamentary elections must be respected

Singapore Democrats

In his judgement rendered today, High Court Judge Chua Lee Ming said that a by-election cannot be held unless the remaining MPs in the GRC vacate their seats.

During the hearing on 22 January 2018, Justice Chua asked repeatedly of counsel Mr Peter Low where Article 49(1) of the Singapore Constitution says that the remaining MPs in a GRC must resign to trigger a by-election if one of the seats i ... Read more »

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SDP Intern: Everyone's duty to get involved in politics

19 July 2017   by Singapore Democrats

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The SDP is proud to introduce our latest intern, Ms Carson Turner, who comes to us from the University of California at Berkeley. Ms Turner, a US citizen, is a political science major and has done research in the area of voting systems.

She is with the SDP as part of our on-going internship programme and will be with us until end of July 2017.

The SDP has hosted several interns in the past.  As part of her placement programme, Ms Turner will be involved in our research and policy studies unit. Below is an interview we conducted with her (photographed above at the SDP's office).