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21 reasons why Tharman's call for confidence in LHL's team is misplaced

23 June 2017

Singapore Democrats

In his Facebook post, DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Singaporeans to “have confidence” in the present system of governance, adding, “You can count on PM Lee Hsien Loong and all of us in his team for that.”

To have confidence in the government, Singaporeans need transparency. So before the DPM asks for trust in Mr Lee Hsien Loong's team, the PAP must first account for and e ... Read more »

PM must convene official inquiry, not just Parliamentary debate

20 June 2017

Singapore Democrats

The matter of PM Lee Hsien Loong's dispute with his siblings should be heard by a properly convened Commission of Inquiry (COI) rather than be debated in Parliament.

The SDP stated in our media release (16 June 2017) that “PM Lee must address the specific allegati ... Read more »

Lee Hsien Loong must address accusations by siblings that are of public concern

16 June 2017

Singapore Democrats

The dispute between PM Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings, Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang, goes far beyond private family matters. It delves into issues of national concern and good governance.

Both siblings have made serious accusations against the PM, among which is the abuse of powers entrusted to him.

The SDP has long stated that the PAP has never been hesitant about using organs o ... Read more »

Let iconic Sungei Road thrive

10 June 2017

Singapore Democrats

The SDP stands in solidarity with the merchants of Sungei Road and call on the PAP Government to rethink its decision to evict the vendors there. 

The flea market is an iconic spot with a rich history going back many decades. It has become very much a part of Singapore and it will be a tragic loss of our heritage. 

The place is also a venue for the vendors, many of whom are elderly ... Read more »

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