Daily Archives: 2012-02-14

Jarrod Luo resigns from SDP

~by: Cheong Yaoming and Ng Yi Shu~ Jarrod Luo Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) candidate for GE 2011 and former Honorary Secretary of Young Democrats has resigned from the Party on 9 February 2012.  A spokesperson for SDP in confirming Mr Luo's resignation said: "The SDP can confirm that disciplinary action was taken against Mr Jarrod Luo who was suspended in December 2011. The …

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Better to be foreigners' dependants than spouses of Singaporeans

~ By: Leong Sze Hian ~ I refer to the reply in Parliament that 3,000 2nd-geneneration permanent residents (PRs) who did National Service (NS) applied to be Singapore citizens. (“3,000 2nd-gen PRs who did NS applied to be Singapore citizens”, Straits Times, Jan 10) The reply said that about 9,400 foreign spouses of Singaporeans were on Long Term Visit Passes each year, between …

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Speak up for people who are down

~by: Tan Kin Lian~ I wrote a letter to the Straits Times Forum, published on 10 February 2012, giving my views about the alleged extra marital affair of Yaw Shin Leong.  (See http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2012/02/workers-party-and-yaw-shin-leong.html) Ms Christine Lim Ms Christine Lim wrote a letter to express her indignation over my views. She went further to pass judgment on me as follows “One …

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