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SDP's town councils not "poorly managed"; party does not wish to be dragged into the AHTC dispute

06 September 2017

Singapore Democrats

The SDP has been mentioned in the WP's Defence in the suit brought by the Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC). We wish to set the record straight over the statement made by Mr Low Thia Kiang who is also the 2nd Defendant in the proceedings.

Before we do that, however, we would like to clarify that the SDP had approached a WP official as well as the WP's counsel, Tan Rajah & Cheah, to try to resolve the matter bu ... Read more »

SDP awards bursary to needy families

28 August 2017

Singapore Democrats

The SDP awarded bursaries worth $300 each to three lower-income families. The Mohd Isa Bursary Award is part of the SDP's commitment to helping students from poorer backgrounds get a headstart so that they can compete fairly with their peers.

We believe that while individuals possess different innate abilities and talents – which should be rewarded according to merit – all citizens must be given the sam ... Read more »

PM Lee follows SDP's lead on pre-school education

21 August 2017

Singapore Democrats

In his National Day Rally last night, PM Lee Hsien Loong outlined the Government's plan to upgrade pre-school education in Singapore.

He cited three key areas that the Education Ministry would look into: making sure more children have access to pre-school education, upgrading the profession of pre-school educators, and making sure children from low-income families enter pre-school.

All thes ... Read more »

SDP writes to PM Lee to confirm no by-election

11 August 2017

Singapore Democrats

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