Yesterday, Channel NewsAsia ran a piece which highlighted Social & Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing’s criticisms of Dr Chee Soon Juan. Chan wrote that Dr Chee does not deserve media attention because he lacked integrity that any honourable politician should possess. Dr Chee is the secretary-general of Singapore Democratic Party. Continue reading WHAT HAT IS CHAN CHUN SING WEARING?
I am surprised to find Dr Chee Soon Juan’s letter published in The Straits Times (ST) newspaper today (18 December 2014). Dr Chee is the secretary general of Singapore Democratic Party, a liberal political party with several LGBT activists among its key supporters.
It is uncommon to Continue reading DR CHEE SOON JUAN’S LETTER PUBLISHED IN THE STRAITS TIMES – SHIFTING EDITORIAL POSITION WITHIN SPH?
Dr Chee with Aung San Suu Kyi in 1998
Dr Chee Soon Juan wrote a co-op piece on The Wall Street Journal on 27 November 2014 titled ‘A New Vision for Singapore‘. He repeated his call for PAP to conduct free & fair elections and release the press from government control to allow true debates by Singaporeans at this crucial juncture in Singapore’s history. Continue reading Pro-PAP site Mothership.sg thinks Singaporeans are stupid.
(Photo: Internet. SDP unveiled its candidates in GE 2011. L-R: Vincent Wijeysingha, John Tan, Teo Soh Lung, Michelle Lee, Jarrod Luo, James Gomez )
Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) member Teo Soh Lung who contested in General Elections 2011 under Yuhua Single Member Constituency has posted a note to express her disappointment with opposition political parties as they did not express support for activists who got into trouble with the law (The note is appended at the end of this post).
Teo is referring to CPF activists Han Hui Hui & Roy Ngerng, human rights activist-cum-lawyer M Ravi and gay rights activist Alex Au. She wrote that opposition political parties fail to speak up when civil society “is under attack”. Continue reading Workers’ Party will stand firm despite criticism