07Jul
SDP brings opposition parties together to hear Pakatan Harapan experience

Singapore Democrats

The SDP held a forum this afternoon where opposition parties came together to hear how the Pakatan Harapan (PH; Alliance of Hope) achieved its historic victory in the recent Malaysian elections.

The guest speaker was Mr Chua Tian Chuang, former Malaysian member of parliament and Chief of Information of Parti KeAdilan Rakyat (PKR; People's Justice Party). The P ... Read more »

04Jul
Water and electricity price hikes: Trust is not what you say, it's what you do

Singapore Democrats

The recent fee hikes on water and electricity are hitting Singaporeans especially hard and in more ways than one.

Already one of the most expensive cities in the world, the price increases are making life even more burdensome and stressful for citizens here.

Water prices just went up another 15% this week. This is the second increase, the first 15% hike took place in 2017. Before these increa ... Read more »

29Jun
SDP warning: Ensure structural safety of HDB blocks before injury or death results

Singapore Democrats

A decorative panel fell 40 storeys from an HDB block in Bendemeer Road "with a loud crash” next to a playground.

Luckily, no one was injured. The mishap could have been deadly – involving children.

In response to ... Read more »

06Jun
SDP questioned the HSR-1MDB deal in 2016; PAP must be held accountable too

Singapore Democrats

In July 2016, the SDP questioned the agreement between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur over the high speed rail (HSR) and said that the project was "troubling". (See  ... 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).