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The Government must be Held Accountable for the Impact of the Dependent’s Pass Scheme on Singaporean Workers

In a long over due move, the government has announced that will scrap the scheme where Dependent’s Pass (DP) holders are excluded from companies’ foreign worker quotas. The move to exclude DP-holders from foreign worker quotas – which has endured for over a decade – has potentially cost Singaporeans tens of thousands of job opportunities […]

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House Visit to Block 167A Punggol East

Our team visited 167A Punggol East. Great to keep up with the residents in the constituency. We missed one of our resident because he’s not home during our house visit, after receiving a message from the resident. We went back and managed to catch up with him and spoke to each other for quite some […]

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Open Dialogue over Race and Religious Issues should be Inclusive, and Not about One Side Controlling the Narrative

The Constitution (Article 152) states three things when it comes to protection of race and religious minorities in Singapore. Namely, the government must: • care for the interests of race and religious minorities• exercise its functions in such manner as to recognise the special position of the Malays, and• protect the political, educational, religious, economic, […]

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SDA Statement on Budget 2021

The SDA is disappointed with the measures announced in Budget 2021. With incomes stagnating, rising under-employment, and surging cost of living, these measures will put a further strain on Singaporeans. (1) Trickle-down effects of the petrol tax hike on average Singaporeans Petrol tax has been hiked by up to 23 percent. This is up from […]