Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) Labor Day Message This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of our country. Ever since 1961, the old union was dissolved by the new government, the pro-PAP government's labor movement together with her party set up a new National Trade Union Congress (or NTUC as we know it).
Dr Chee Soon Juan warned that Singaporeans should be careful in believing that the PAP has withdrawn its intention to increase our population to 6.9 million. In his Parliamentary speech in February 2013, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong backtracked on the 6.9 million figure after Singaporeans expressed outrage over his intentions to expand the population size.
Leaders of the SDP are presently in Kuala Lumpur to attend a conference this weekend that will coincide with the ASEAN summit scheduled from 24-27 April 2015. Chairman Jeffrey George, Vice-Chairman John Tan, Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan, Assistant Treasurer Jaslyn Go, Media Liaison Mansura Sajahan and Young Democrat Tay Yuanqi are representing the party at the conference themed Regional Integration in Asia: What Can We Expect from the ASEAN Community?
The recent mathematics question, now popularly called the Cheryl's Birthday problem, seems to have amused (and stumped) the world. It first appeared on the Internet when it was reported as primary 5 level question. The problem is that such difficult questions are not a rarity in exam questions for primary schoolchildren.
All HDB officers should wear a recording device to prevent disputes when entering a premises to investigate or do urgent repairs. This amendments in this bill affects 87% of our citizens who live in HDB flats in Singapore. I welcome HDB's stance to take a more proactive approach to compel errant and stubborn residents fix the negative externalities of water seepage from ceilings , over-hoarding of goods and erecting permanent features that may cause structural damage to the building.
The PAP Government continues to crack down on Singaporeans' right to fundamental freedoms. The revocation of the use of Hong Lim Park, the prosecution of The Real Singapore bloggers, the arrests of two protesters outside the Istana, etc, in recent weeks are worrying indications that the PAP Government is trying to further stifle the development of democracy in this country.