27 Feb '12, 6am

A peek into the life of Chee Soon Juan | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

A peek into the life of Chee Soon Juan | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

The Chee family stand at the doorway of their home. (Yahoo! photo/Jeanette Tan) Every morning, Chee Soon Juan drives his three children to school in his 19-year-old maroon Nissan, the exact model of which he has trouble recalling. He tells Yahoo! Singapore he still has a car now because it has long been paid for, along with his three-room flat located in one of the oldest estates of Singapore . There, the secretary-general of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) spends his mornings at an old desktop computer in the family's shared study, responding to emails, and writing articles, commentaries or books. Apart from running the SDP, writing, selling and carting his books to bookstores and searching for the occasional foreign university research fellowship, Chee doesn't draw a salary from anywhere. "I've long left my profession, which is in psychology," said the fo...

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