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Parliamentary hearing raises more questions about LHL's ability to lead country

05 July 2017

Singapore Democrats

The Parliamentary debate on 38 Oxley Road ended exactly as expected: PM Lee Hsien Loong used the occasion to absolve himself of wrongdoing and announced 'case closed'.

In reality, however, important questions remain unanswered. This is because when issues are addressed only by one side, no one is the wiser as to the truth.

Declaring himself clear of all the allegations without ... Read more »

SDP repeats call for COI or Lee must proceed with legal action

04 July 2017

Singapore Democrats

Given that today's Parliament session was a forum for PM Lee Hsien Loong to repeat what he and his ministers have already stated publicly, it served little purpose to clarify the grave allegations that Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang have made.

This is of overriding importance to the nation. As Singapore faces unprecedented challenges to our economic and security arrangements, it is cru ... Read more »

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 »

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