Tag: Goh Meng Seng

PAP MP on why she wore mask during visit to block with coronavirus patient

Singapore -- A ruling party MP has responded to a Facebook post by an opposition politician that criticised her for wearing a mask during a visit to a block with one of Singapore's coronavirus patients. People's Power Party politician Goh Meng Seng had criticised Ms Cheng...

Opposition politicians query Govt stand that face masks are not needed unless one is ill

Opposition politicians Lim Tean and Goh Meng Seng have taken to social media to question and refute statements made by government organisations and People’s Action Party (PAP) politicians on the wearing of face masks. On Thursday (Jan 30), Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong said...

Goh Meng Seng defends opposition coalition after backlash, still invites Tan Cheng Bock to join

After the backlash that followed the announcement of an opposition coalition last Friday (Jan 3), Goh Meng Seng, Secretary-General of the People’s Power Party (PPP) took to social media explaining why with a coalition, the interests of the nation would be put before the...

“Other parties can join us anytime” says Tan Jee Say on opposition alliance

Singapore—It was reported in straitstimes.com (ST) last Friday (Jan 3) that four parties had united in forming an opposition alliance, the Singaporeans First party (SingFirst), Reform Party (RP), People’s Power Party (PPP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which would be led by Tan Jee...

POFMA just a matter of different perspectives: Veteran opposition politician

Veteran opposition politician and chief of the People's Power Party Goh Meng Seng opined  that the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) has been abused by the ruling party. In a lengthy social media post, Mr Goh wrote that before passing POFMA, the...

Veteran opposition politician takes to social media to address the HDB flat as an ‘asset’ issue

Veteran opposition politician and head of the People’s Power Party (PPP) Goh Meng Seng took to social media to offer solutions to Singapore’s “HDB Asset Enhancement Time Bomb”. Explaining that Housing Development Board (HDB) issues were complex and involved other market forces at play, Goh...

Veteran opposition politician weighs in on $7 million E-Scooter Trade-in “Grant of Death”

Veteran opposition politician and head of the People’s Power Party (PPP) Goh Meng Seng referred to the S$7 million E-Scooter Trade-in Grant as the ‘Grant of Death’ in a social media post on November 23. In a Facebook post, he wrote that the “PAP government...

Activist Tan Kin Lian, PPP head Goh Meng Seng, to speak at Nov 23 PMD rally

Singapore—Former presidential hopeful Tan Kin Lian and opposition leader Goh Meng Seng will be speaking at the rally organised by Personal Mobility Device PMD riders that is scheduled for this Saturday, November 23, at 5:00 pm at Hong Lim Park. The programme flow for the...

“Irresponsible and abhorrent”—Strong words from Lam Pin Min for opposition leader who attended MPS

Singapore—The announcement November 4 in Parliament that e-scooters were being banned from public footpaths has drawn mixed reactions from Singaporeans, with the unhappiest and most vocal group against the ban being food delivery riders whose livelihoods have been threatened by it. Many of these PMD...

PPP head Goh Meng Seng weighs in on e-scooter ban

Singapore— As the country deals with the new ban on e-scooters on public footpaths, which was announced in Parliament on November 4, others have begun to weigh in on the issue, including opposition leader Goh Meng Seng, who is the head of the People’s...