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BUKIT BATOK BY-ELECTION

Tharman 'troubled' by SDP's politics of populism

Spreading fear and alarm is the wrong type of politics for Singapore, he says at the PAP's final by-election rally

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Mr Tharman, who anchors the neighbouring Jurong GRC, accused the Singapore Democratic Party of making promises to voters and telling them the good things without saying what the costs are and how much everyone will have to pay.

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WHILE he is not against having a healthy opposition in Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam admitted on Thursday that he is "troubled" by the way the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chooses to conduct itself in the political arena.

Speaking at the