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Singapore People’s Party forges forward with new members in its central executive committee

Singapore—With the resignation of longtime leader Chiam See Tong as the head of the Singapore People’s Party (SPP), along with new names making up a third of its central executive committee (CEC), the party is making its way forward as the country gets ready...

Former SPP Member Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss questions: “Why wasn’t the EBRC’s formation announced as soon as it was formed?”

Despite her departure from the Singapore People’s Party (SPP), opposition politician Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss, still questioned why the gathering of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) was not revealed as soon as it was formed. She wrote, “the Elections Department also revealed that the EBRC had...

SPP Secretary-General – Looks like it might come down to Steve Chia or Jose Raymond

While plans for 84-year old opposition veteran Chiam See Tong to step down have not been explicitly spelled out, party chair Mrs Lina Chiam commented about the time being “ripe to set the stage for leadership renewal”, and that the Chiams were going to...

MHA responds: Restrictions on jobs for ex-offenders to protect interests of the public

The director of media relations for the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Sunny Lee wrote an open letter in response to a Facebook post by SPP member Jose Raymond about an ex-offender who was denied a job as a security offer. Mr Lee also...

Visually handicapped man refused financial assistance because of his own monthly CPF pay-out

A 59-year old man who is visually handicapped, has kidney failure and has been declared medically unfit to work was denied long-term financial assistance by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). The reason they cite is this: the man receives SGD$620 a month...

Jose Raymond: “Lack of consultation over sea burial site is disturbing”

Obbana Rajah On his Facebook page this morning, Jose Raymond, politician of the Singapore People’s Party (SPP), posted about a proposed sea burial site. The Government looks to have this sea burial site situated at Tanah Merah, very close to the MOE Sea Sports Centre. He said,...