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Opposition parties express desire to cooperate; invite Tan Cheng Bock to lead effort

28 July 2018

Singapore Democrats

At a working lunch hosted by the SDP this afternoon, several opposition parties came together to explore the possibility of working closer together to present a unified front at the next elections.

The SDP also took the opportunity to propose that presidential candidate Dr Tan Cheng Bock help lead the effort in building such a coalition. Those present welcomed the move.

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SDP brings opposition parties together to hear Pakatan Harapan experience

07 July 2018

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 »

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

04 July 2018

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 »

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

29 June 2018

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.

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