23 Feb '12, 9am

Government unsure of what it wants to achieve: SDP #Singapore

Government unsure of what it wants to achieve: SDP #Singapore

The SDP unveils its second annual Shadow Budget entitled Securing Our Future which tackles “real problems deeply … The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) questioned on Wednesday the government's ability to plan the future for Singaporeans following the release of the budget for the incoming fiscal year. Leaders of the opposition party said features of the budget pandered to populist sentiments that arose from the general election last year, when the ruling People's Action Party garnered the lowest share of votes ever. At a press conference Wednesday, SDP treasurer Vincent Wijeysingha and SDP secretary-general Chee Soon Juan presented the party's second annual "shadow budget" as a suggested alternative to the government's spending plan. When asked to cite examples of what they said was government's "irresponsible financial planning", Chee cited the participation of government...

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