Tag Archives: The Reform Party

GE2020: Political Parties Tap On Technology To Spread Their Word

With the upcoming General Elections expected to be held soon, many speculate that GE2020 will be held while Covid19 is still around. While the Elections Department (ELD) has not released its campaigning rules, there has been talk that GE2020 may be a virtual GE campaign due to social distancing measures in place. Many political parties have stepped up their game to overcome the Covid19 challenges by going online.

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GE2020: People’s Power Power Will Work Towards Opposition Unity Despite SDA Holding Off Membership Applications

The Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) Secretary-General Abu Mohamed told the Straits Times on 11 June that the membership applications from four parties have been put on hold. The parties were named as People's Power Party (PPP), Reform Party (RP), Singaporeans First (SingFirst) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). PPP Secretary-General Goh Meng Seng clarified in a Facebook post that the PPP has never submitted any membership application to join SDA. What happened instead was PPP just asked for a preliminary discussion with the SDA leaders about the possibility of forming an alliance to strengthen Opposition Unity.

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REFORM PARTY SLAMS GOVERNMENT CPF REFORMS, DEMANDS TEMASEK AND GIC BE RETURNED TO SINGAPOREANS

We are extremely disappointed by the recommendations of the CPF Advisory Panel, which have been accepted by the Government. The recommended changes amount to the mildest of tweaks to a flawed and conflicted system. In the case of the new tiers (Basic, Full and Enhanced Retirement Sums), which replace the current Minimum Sum, there is no relaxation of the rules just a name change. The Government continues to require Singaporeans to pledge their property if they only have the Basic Retirement Sum at 55.

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