Daily Archives: 2011-04-22

Time to make a decision on S’pore: SDP

Jewel Philemon/ Pictures by Jeremy Philemon The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) unveiled its first batch of six candidates for the upcoming General Election (GE) on Thursday, at a press conference held at The Landmark Village Hotel. SDP secretary-general Dr Chee Soon Juan said the slate of candidates the party will be fielding in this GE are ‘high-calibre professionals’ and ‘committed …

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“Foreign workers help create good jobs for S’poreans: PM”

  Leong Sze Hian I refer to the reports “Foreign workers help create good jobs for S’poreans: PM” (Straits Times, 22 April) and “Foreign workers help to create more good jobs for Singaporeans: PM”. The former states that: “In his speech, Mr Lee [Hsien Loong] noted that six in 10 of the employees are ‘Singaporeans and permanent residents’. Singapore residents …

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Don’t sidetrack on issue of public housing, Low tells Mah

Ko Siew Huey / Picture by Woon Hian Chong. Rebutting National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan’s comments that the proposal by the Worker’s Party (WP) to lower the prices of new Housing Board (HDB) flats is dangerous and against the interest of Singaporeans, WP Secretary General Low Thia Khiang said that Mr Mah’s statements were “calculated to confuse Singaporeans.” At …

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TOC Breaking News: Tan Jee Say and Ang Yong Guan join SDP

TOC has confirmed through reliable sources that two heavyweight candidates have joined the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). Mr Tan Jee Say, former Principal Private Secretary to Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and prominent grassroots leader Dr Ang Yong Guan have thrown their lot in with the party. [Picture right: Tan Jee Say, in black jacket; and Ang Yong Guan] Mr …

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