11 Apr '11, 12pm

In this election, one of SDP priorities in Parliament is to hold PAP Ministers accountable for budgetary blow...

In this election, one of SDP priorities in Parliament is to hold PAP Ministers accountable for budgetary blow...

The Singapore Democrats want to ensure that these severe lapses in public accountability are not easily forgotten. Although not a comprehensive list, we want to remind you of the following key lapses since last elections. Budgetary blow outs In the case of the Youth Olympics, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) exceeded the original budget of 104 million to 387 million which more than a 300% jump in costs. The conversion of the Supreme Court into a museum was initially budgeted at S$320 million but later was raised to S$530 million. There is little public information why the price tag rose by 40%. In March 2011 it came to light that the Ministry of Manpower spent almost $272,000 to buy a total of 472 Herman Miller chairs for its staff. These expensive chairs cost $575 each while social welfare`s needy have less than tha...

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yoursdp.org 08 Apr '11, 12am

“YOG had a S$56.7m marketing value: Report” on 7 April 2011. The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) questions the relevance ...

[TOC] PAP ministers failing to relate cause and effect

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theonlinecitizen.com 11 Apr '11, 5am

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Following the announcement of The SDP Promise where the party pledges to hold town hall meetings to gather...

Following the announcement of The SDP Promise w...

yoursdp.org 09 Apr '11, 4am

True, I can recalled such a meeeting during the Tudong's issues on the News. Lee kuan yew had made the Mufti, the presiden...

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tankinlian.blogspot.com 12 Apr '11, 5am

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straitstimes.com 11 Apr '11, 9am

PEOPLE'S Action Party (PAP) chairman Lim Boon Heng became emotional during a media conference on Monday when introducing t...

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temasekreview.com 09 Apr '11, 2am

Singapore and Singaporean interest is no longer in the hearts and minds of the candidates offered by the “Pro Alien Party”...

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yoursdp.org 09 Apr '11, 3am

“Why the YOG was a success” and the report “MCYS rebuts SDP`s criticism of YOG” dated 9 April 2011. The Singapore Democrat...

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razor.tv 10 Apr '11, 8am

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Vivian says "no need" to debate SDP.

todayonline.com 13 Apr '11, 7am

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) pushed for it and now has an answer: Dr Vivian Balakrishnan (picture), an...

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channelnewsasia.com 09 Apr '11, 9am

SINGAPORE: The opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has released its manifesto ahead of the general election. The s...

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yoursdp.org 07 Apr '11, 1am

There is no need for the PAP to split itself to provide a two-party system in Singapore. The PAP must stop belittling and ...

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yoursdp.org 10 Apr '11, 12am

1. To contribute 50% of our MP's allowance to improve our party’s service to you and to seed an endowment fund for the nee...

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Apr '11, 8am

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At the top of The SDP Promise is the pledge that our Members of Parliament will contribute 50 percent of their...

At the top of The SDP Promise is the pledge tha...

yoursdp.org 14 Apr '11, 8am

At the top of The SDP Promise is the pledge that our Members of Parliament will contribute 50 percent of their allowance t...