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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 »

SDP raises serious questions about Select Committee recommendations

22 September 2018

Singapore Democrats

The recommendations made by the Select Committee on dealing with fake news are troubling .

The call for alternative news sites to adopt the professional journalistic standards of the “mainstream media” (taken to mean the Singapore Press Holdings and MediaCorp) to ensure “fairness, accuracy and integrity in reporting”, for example, cannot be taken seriously given our recent history.
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