Singapore Democratic Party held its last rally at the open field near the Bukit Batok Swimming Complex for the Bukit Batok By-Election, sharing the views of its speakers and most importantly, showcasing the candidate of party, Dr Chee Soon Juan who is also the Secretary General of the party.Read More »
Daily Archives: 2016-05-05
We have a mountain to climb but with the help of good people… we will reach the people of Bukit Batok.
Below is the full speech of Dr Paul Ananth Tambyah at the last Singapore Democratic Party rally in Bukit Batok SMC for the Bukit Batok By-Election. Friends, fellow Singaporeans Some of you know that I spent some of the best years of my life at St Andrew’s School. The school is more well known for sports especially rugby than for …Read More »
Yup, you read that headline. Chee Soon Juan, the Secretary General of the Singapore Democratic Party and its candidate for the Bukit Batok by-election, is likely to lose, even though he has done his very best, and focused discussions solely on policies that he and his party hope to implement for Bukit Batok residents. The article, "Bukit Batok By-Election: Which way would it go?" shared an …Read More »
Malaysian Prime Minister and Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak has continued to make numerous trips to Sarawak leading up to the elections scheduled to be held on 7 May. Sarawak, Malaysia’s biggest state, bears 31 seats in the country’s federal parliament, the most seats among all Malaysian states. In ruling party BN’s preparation for the upcoming polls, …Read More »
In the wee hours of the morning, The Independent Singapore (TISG) posted the following article on its Facebook Page The article implied that Dr Lee Wei Ling was a signatory to a petition which called upon her brother, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, to end 'gutter politics' in the Bukit Batok By-Elections. The article, which was published between 3-4am, attracted …Read More »
Are rules on Cooling Off day still relevant and do they actually work to achieve the intended objective?
By Ghui The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) once branded Singapore as "Uniquely Singapore". While Singapore is undoubtedly unique in many ways, one unique feature certainly stems from its electoral system (although I am pretty sure that this was not what the STB had in mind when it coined the phrase). While Singapore has inherited the British Westminster System of government …Read More »
Videos of the speeches by speakers from Singapore Democratic Party at the third rally held for the Bukit Batok By-election on 3 May 2016.Read More »
The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) expressed concern on Thursday over the impact of mysterious mass fish deaths along Vietnam’s central coast on the enjoyment of human rights in the country, in particular, the right to health and food. The Regional Office is also concerned about the treatment of those joining protests which erupted over the fish …Read More »
By Brian It was with no insignificant measure of bemusement when I chanced upon Mr Shanmugam SC's response to Dr Chee's call for the tightening of immigration controls. Widely reported in the media, Dr Chee purportedly said: "That starts at the ICA, and this is where I think the lax immigration policy is. You let in hundreds and thousands - …Read More »
By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Commodities – Crude oil prices traded lower after a higher than expected US DoE weekly crude inventory increase released last night. The Inventory increased by 2.78 million barrels, higher than the forecast of 2.5 million barrels. The price subsequently rebounded possible due to concerns about production cuts in Canada’s oil sands region due to a …Read More »