Sri KDU Eloquent Debaters Excel at the Asian Schools British Parliamentary Championship 2018

We are extremely proud to announce that our students from both Sri KDU International School and Sri KDU Secondary School have shown outstanding performance at the Asian Schools British Parliamentary Championship (ABC) 2018. The competition was held from 8th to 9th December 2018 at Dulwich College, Shanghai and 16 teams from both of our schools participated.


One of the teams, Siti Anastasia and Chiang Kah Vern have debated their way to the Grand Final and emerged as the First Runner-Up!


Here are the results of our exceptional debaters:

Grand Finalists: Siti Anastasia & Chiang Kah Vern (Runner Up)

Semifinalists: Kelly Pua & Annabelle Chin

Quarterfinalists: Michael Yap & Shahaznani Shaharuddin, See Kin Jun & Ilyas Aqil, Scott Hong & Nicole Tan and Bharggavi (Solo)


Under-13 Champions: Jasmine Lee Wei En & Heidi Ilyana

Under-13 Best Final Speaker: Heidi Ilyana

Under-13 Grand Finalists: Scott Hong & Nicole Tan, and Jasmine Lee & Heidi Ilyana

Best Under-13 Speaker: Annabelle Chin Sin Yuin


Top 5 ESL Speaker Awards:

  • 1st place: Shahaznani Shaharuddin
  • 2nd place: Kelly Pua
  • 3rd place: Siti Anastasia
  • 5th place: Chiang Kah Vern


Top 10 Open Speakers

  • 2nd place: Yap Cheuk Lam Michael & See Kin Jun
  • 5th place: Shahaznani Shaharuddin
  • 9th place: Ilyas Aqil bin Shahril Ridza


Siti Anastasia, Chiang Kah Vern, Shahaznani and Kelly Pua have been invited to participate in the Finals Day of the Cambridge Schools Debating Competition that will be held in March this year. The four of them along with Michael Yap have also been invited to participate in the Oxford Schools’ Debating Competition which will also be held in March 2019.


Congratulations to all and continue to make us proud!