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An amusing introduction in the midst of the ISD

08 November 2018

Singapore Democrats

Below is the eulogy that Dr Chee Soon Juan gave at Gandhi Ambalam's funeral yesterday.

I received a call one evening and the guy on the line said that he had some friends who wanted to meet me and see how they could help the SDP. The year was 1994.

We decided to meet at a hotel cafe. When I arrived, this friend introduced me to a lanky and striking looking gentleman w ... Read more »

SDP mourns passing away of former chairman Gandhi Ambalam

02 November 2018

Singapore Democrats

Mr Gandhi Ambalam, former chairman of the SDP, has died. He passed away last night due to cardiac arrest.

Mr Gandhi was the party's chair from 2007 to 2011. He stood as a candidate in the 1997 and 2001 general elections at the Jalan Besar GRC and Jurong GRC respectively.

Prior to his joining the opposition, Mr Gandhi was Chief Editor of News and later Executive Producer of the Current Affai ... Read more »

Transport-fare hike: PAP breaking election promise yet again

31 October 2018

Singapore Democrats

The announcement of transport fare increase lays bare the empty rhetoric of the PAP's election promises.

At the lunchtime rally during the 2015 GE, Mr Lee Hsien Loong boldly proclaimed: “The promise is: We will work with you to make Singapore better for you and your children.”

Three years later, he performs yet another about-face by raising public transport fares. The i ... Read more »

SDP warned about EIP and PAP's racial politics years ago

08 October 2018

Singapore Democrats

It was reported yesterday that minorities are having a hard time selling their flats because, under the Ethnic Integration Policy or EIP, they cannot sell them to Singaporean Chinese families under certain conditions.

This means that they are only able to sell the flats to people from ... Read more »

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