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SDP stands with terminated Surbana workers, MOM must look into matter

23 January 2017

Singapore Democrats

The circumstances leading up to the recent termination of dozens of Surbana Jurong workers are dubious and should be the subject of investigations by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). There are two areas that the MOM must look into:

One, Surbana's management says that the employees were terminated because of poor performance. ... Read more »

Why did Lawrence Wong not tell public about the ban on Sigma lifts?

16 January 2017

Singapore Democrats

The Straits Times reported last week that Sigma Elevator, a lift company, had been banned from tendering for new HDB projects since October 2015 because of poor performance of its lifts.

But after a spate of serious lift malfunctions that resulted in se ... Read more »

SDP welcomes Tharman's call for honest politics

09 January 2017

Singapore Democrats

The SDP welcomes Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam's call to “returning to politics that is honest with the people.” This is good advice. But what exactly is honest politics?

Honest politics is ensuring that the media is not subjugated by the g ... Read more »

Important questions govt must answer regarding seized armored vehicles

27 November 2016

Singapore Democrats

The SDP is greatly concerned about the recent incident involving SAF armored vehicles seized in Hong Kong. The military and diplomatic implications are far reaching and may significantly impact on our country's national security.

In this regard, there are immediate questions that the government must answer:

1. Is there any reason why the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) thinks it is act ... Read more »

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