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FB tells SDP that employees engaged in politics cannot use company's resources

13 April 2018

Singapore Democrats

Mr Simon Milner, Facebook's Vice President for Public Policy, Asia Pacific, has assured the SDP that the company has "well-established processes" in place to ensure that activities of its employees who may be engaged in partisan politics in Singapore "do not involve Facebook's company resources".

Mr Milner was replying to the  ... Read more »

Spirit of parliamentary elections must be respected

09 April 2018

Singapore Democrats

In his judgement rendered today, High Court Judge Chua Lee Ming said that a by-election cannot be held unless the remaining MPs in the GRC vacate their seats.

During the hearing on 22 January 2018, Justice Chua asked repeatedly of counsel Mr Peter Low where Article 49(1) of the Singapore Constitution says that the remaining MPs in a GRC must resign to trigger a by-election if one of the seats i ... Read more »

PAP does not need to purposely let opposition grow, just respect constitution

06 April 2018

Singapore Democrats

PM Lee Hsien Loong says that it is not wise for the PAP to “purposely” let the opposition grow. This disingenuous statement must be called out.

To be absolutely clear, the opposition, in the form of the Barisan Sosialis (BS), was strong and had the support of Singaporeans. ... Read more »

SDP seeks meeting with Facebook

29 March 2018

Singapore Democrats

29 March 2018

Ms Sandhya Devanathan
Singapore Country Director


Mr Simon Milner
Vice-President of Public Policy for
Asia Pacific


Dear Ms Devanathan and Mr ... Read more »

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