Articles: Women Democrats

Women Democrats make their mark in the region

28 August 2006

Sally Packire (centre) with fellow participants.Women in the SDP have been doing their part to promote democracy for the island-republic. Last week Ms Chee Siok Chin spoke at a meeting of the Women’s Democracy Network (WDN) organized by the International Republican Institute (IRI).

This event was a follow up to the first meeting that was held in Washington, D.C. in March this year where Ms Chee was the only invitee from Southeast Asia.

Singapore needs to reform its political system: CSC

06 June 2006

Chee Siok Chin recently participated in the Institute of Policy Studies forum held on 2 Jun 06. Her speech below was made at the session The Future of Political Parties in Singapore.

PAP victory is hollow: CSC

07 May 2006

A fan presented an enlarged picture of Chee Siok Chin with the words In democratic elections, the losing party will congratulate the victors and extend them its best wishes. In an election as undemocratic as the one that we have just witnessed as well as those in years past, the SDP does not concede anything to the PAP, least of all the so-called mandate that the PAP claims it has.

Chee Siok Chin attends International Women's Democracy Network in Washington

03 April 2006

Singapore Democratic Party's Chee Siok Chin was invited to attend an inaugural conference to establish an international women's democracy network. The event was organized by the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Washington, DC in March 2006.

Chee Siok Chin's interview on IS magazine

31 March 2006

Below is an article on SDP's Ms Chee Siok Chin published in the March issue of IS magazine. Why is it that you don't see such articles in Singapore's press?

Kill the body and crush the spirit

02 December 2005

"Welcome to the Family.” That's the common refrain that one often hears in a Christian church. Today, however, more than a dozen well-wishers, including Mdm Letchmi (mother of Shanmugam who was hanged in May this year) who wanted to pay their last respects to Nguyen Van Tuong, were turned away at the gates of a Catholic chapel where a memorial service was to be conducted for Van.

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