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Court hearing for Marsiling-Yew Tee by-election fixed for Jan 2018

13 November 2017

Singapore Democrats

The hearing for the legal action on whether the government needs to hold a by-election in the Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC is set for a half-day hearing on 15 January 2018. This was determined at the pre-trial conference (PTC) held this morning.

It was also decided at the PTC that the SDP will not be a party in the matter. The Attorney-General had objected to the SDP being part of the action because, according ... Read more »

Tambyah: Civil disobedience an important part of SDP's history

31 October 2017

Paul Ananth Tambyah

Many of you would have read the Straits Times articles on the new SDP Central Executive Committee and our plans for the future. Earlier this month, Mr Elgin Toh interviewed me for the first article. He very graciously agreed to an email interview. Probably because of space constraints, he was limited in what he could put in his column. For the benefit of those who want to read more, this is the full interview.
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Khaw must accept full responsibility and step down

18 October 2017

Singapore Democrats

In keeping with the PAP culture of claiming all the glory while avoiding any responsibility, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan has yet again placed blame on everyone but himself in the latest incident of flooding in the MRT tunnel.

Mr Khaw pointed his finger at the SMRT staff and said that they had ... Read more »

SPH retrenchment – this is why SDP proposes the Singaporeans First policy

16 October 2017

Singapore Democrats

There are reports that the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has hired foreign journalists even as it has laid off 130 staff members.

If such an occurrence has indeed taken place, it signals yet again the inability or, worse, unwillingness of the ... Read more »

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