News: Singapore

2017 Mohd Isa Bursary Awards: Applications open

16 May 2017

Singapore Democrats

Calling all parents: The SDP is Annual Mohd Isa Bursary Awards is open for applications again. The Award, set up in 2014 to assist students from lower-income and needy families, is part of the party's effort to level up society through education.

In a system stacked in favour of the elite, pupils low ... Read more »

MOE says schools should be neutral. Then why these...?

05 February 2016

Part IV (final): What they teach in school

The SDP wrote to the Ministry of Education (MOE) as well as secondary schools, junior colleges, polytechnics and universities for its party leaders to conduct talks with students.

The MOE rejected SDP's offer saying that “schools will not be acceding to the request as our schools are neutral places for learning and not platforms for partisan politics”. We received th ... Read more »

Let's Talk with Siew Kum Hong

23 August 2012

Singapore Democrats

In this episode, we talk to lawyer Siew Kum Hong, a former Nominated Member of Parliament and the Vice-President of Maruah, a local NGO working on human rights in Singapore.

When will our Judiciary protect this?

02 August 2012

Singapore Democrats

It was a victory of historic proportions in Malaysia, yet it barely registered a ripple in the news here in Singapore. Last week, a Malaysian court ruled against the Barisan Nasional (National Front) government's ban against Bersih (Clean) and its rallies. ... Read more »

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