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SPH retrenchment – this is why SDP proposes the Singaporeans First policy

16 October 2017

Singapore Democrats

There are reports that the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has hired foreign journalists even as it has laid off 130 staff members.

If such an occurrence has indeed taken place, it signals yet again the inability or, worse, unwillingness of the ... Read more »

Why is Zaqy Mohamad billed as a representative in Marsiling-Yew Tee?

06 October 2017

Singapore Democrats

A banner showing Mr Zaqy Mohamad greeting residents in the Marsiling Yew-Tee GRC is being displayed. Mr Zaqy, however, is not the MP for the area. No one in the constituency voted for him in the last elections.

Mr Zaqy's official title, as can be seen on the banner, is 'Adviser to Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, Grassroots Organisations'. There is no such organisation that contested for votes in the last general elect ... Read more »

Fundamental rights of citizens must be protected

05 October 2017

Singapore Democrats

The Singapore Democratic Party is disappointed with the regressive steps and punitive measures taken recently against Singapore citizens exercising their constitutional rights of freedom of speech and assembly.

In particular, we are disturbed by the police action against performance artist and activist Mr Seelan Palay as well as the crackdown on friends and activists attending the recent vigil for Prabagaran Sriv ... Read more »

Paul Tambyah elected new chairman of SDP

26 September 2017

Singapore Democrats

Prof Paul Tambyah was elected party Chairman at the SDP's 18th Ordinary Party Conference held over the weekend. A medical specialist, Prof Tambyah comes into the position with strong support of party cadres.

Outgoing Chairperson Wong Souk Yee completed her term as Chairman and supported Prof Tambyah's taking up the position. “I'm proud to support Paul's chairmanship and I'm su ... Read more »

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