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SDP: Indranee gave excuses, not reasons, on Keppel corruption probe
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement on the replies that Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law Indranee Rajah has given during Parliament yesterday in response to the questions filed by Members of Parliament from the Workers’ Party. In its Read More

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SDP: Staggering that Keppel’s Board did not know of scandal
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Democratic Party in a statement issued on Monday evening, has said that it is ludicrous for the boards of directors of Keppel Corporation and its unit Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd to deny knowledge of bribes paid in Brazil, as overseeing a Read More

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SPP seeks answers and accountability after flooding in the east
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Singapore People’s Party (SPP) has called on the Singapore Government to provide answers for the flooding which left parts of eastern Singapore flooded early on Monday morning. In a Facebook post which was accompanied with a video which has been circulating in Read More

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SDP to former Minister and Keppel’s Board Chair Lee Boon Yang: Resign
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

The SDP has released a statement expressing disbelief and skepticism that the board of directors of Keppel did not know about the bribes that were paid in Brazil. “If this is the case, then the entire board should resign for dereliction of duty because overseeing Read More

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“4G ministers” issue statement on leader to be chosen in good time, DPM Tharman is not among list of potential PM
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

A total of 16 fourth generation (4G) ministers have released a statement stating that a leader, amongst them, will be chosen in good time. The statement signed by the Cabinet ministers and office holders, saying, “The younger ministers are keenly aware that leadership Read More

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SPP: A difference can be made with powerful collective voices of the people
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is a statement issued by the Singapore People’s Party to Singaporeans for the New Year, noting that Singaporeans can make a difference as long as they believe that their collective voices are powerful enough to have the Government see their points of Read More

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Liberals and Democrats must fight back to reclaim their place in Asian politics
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Abhisit Vejjajiva This article is the first in a monthly series written by the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD), an organization of liberal and democratic parties in Asia, to celebrate its upcoming 25th Anniversary in 2018, whose first chairman is Read More

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SDP Chair Paul Tambyah: Jolovan’s courage “should be commended”
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Dr Paul Tambyah, chairperson of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), issued a statement on behalf of the party expressing support for activist Jolovan Wham, who has 7 charges brought against him for organising public assemblies. This is the latest show of support following statements Read More

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MOF: Govt did not say it will not raise taxes (Yes, they did)
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

The Ministry of Finance issued a rebuttal on its website against accusations that the government has reversed its 2015 position on not raising taxes. Quoting DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam, they said that the following statement made in 2015 was still accurate today: ‘For this current Read More

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SDP on Tax Increases: “PAP Broke Election Promises”
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on November 22nd, 2017 at 11:56 pmThe Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement regarding Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s recent warnings that tax increases are onset and “inevitable” as government spending is growing. The SDP points out that back Read More

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