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Water and electricity price hikes: Trust is not what you say, it's what you do

04 July 2018

Singapore Democrats

The recent fee hikes on water and electricity are hitting Singaporeans especially hard and in more ways than one.

Already one of the most expensive cities in the world, the price increases are making life even more burdensome and stressful for citizens here.

Water prices just went up another 15% this week. This is the second increase, the first 15% hike took place in 2017. Before these increa ... Read more »

SDP warning: Ensure structural safety of HDB blocks before injury or death results

29 June 2018

Singapore Democrats

A decorative panel fell 40 storeys from an HDB block in Bendemeer Road "with a loud crash” next to a playground.

Luckily, no one was injured. The mishap could have been deadly – involving children.

In response to ... Read more »

SDP questioned the HSR-1MDB deal in 2016; PAP must be held accountable too

06 June 2018

Singapore Democrats

In July 2016, the SDP questioned the agreement between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur over the high speed rail (HSR) and said that the project was "troubling". (See  ... Read more »

Careshield: Stop making public healthcare a profit-making business

01 June 2018

Singapore Democrats

The government's introduction of the Careshield Life medical insurance scheme will deepen the financial woes of Singaporeans while fatten state coffers.

The scheme will compulsorily deduct from  Singaporeans' CPF accounts to pay for the premiums starting at age 30. The scheme will replace the current Eldershield programme which allows people to opt out and payme ... Read more »

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