Tag: opposition

Tan Cheng Bock backs Pritam Singh, calls out those criticising LO’s intentions

Singapore -- Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Secretary-General Tan Cheng Bock has backed Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh for pledging to give to various causes 50 per cent of his additional earnings from his appointment as official Leader of the Opposition (LO). Mr Singh had...

Redditors suggest hashtags for Pritam Singh and Tan Chuan-Jin

When Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin wrote about his recent sit-down with opposition leader Pritam Singh of the Workers' Party (WP), the online news forum, Reddit, erupted with a mix of reactions. A few Redditors even gave the two political figures their own hashtag. Redditor...

WP MPs serve residents equally “without any regard to political affiliation”: Leon Perera

Singapore -- Workers' Party (WP) MP-elect Leon Perera has highlighted a recent meeting with a supporter of the People's Action Party during one of his walkabouts and house visits. Mr Perera said on Facebook on Saturday (July 25): "I met a lady who shared with...

Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim has high hopes for Nicole Seah and Jamus Lim

Workers' Party (WP) member Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim has recently expressed his high hopes for his fellow WP members, Jamus Lim and Nicole Seah, who won Parliamentary seats in Singapore's 2020 General Elections. Mr Shariff took to Facebook on Thursday (July 16) to tackle the issue...

WP’s Jamus Lim says real work starts now

Workers' Party (WP) member Jamus Lim has taken to Facebook to inform Singaporeans of the work that now lies ahead for the opposition, following the nation's 2020 General Election results. Mr Lim posted a message on Facebook on Monday (July 13) thanking Singaporeans who supported...

Why Chinese voters like WP chief: His name Pritam Singh (Bie Dan Xin) = Don’t Worry!

Singapore -- A conversation thread on the Reddit online news forum has tackled Workers' Party (WP) leader Pritam Singh's name as it sounds in Mandarin -- Bie Dan Xin, which means "Don't Worry". A Redditor has suggested that it could be one of the reasons...

Accident victim thanks SPP’s Jose Raymond for lift home a few years ago

Singapore People's Party (SPP) leader Jose Raymond recently shared a message he received from a Singaporean who thanked him for his help a few years back. Mr Raymond had helped the Singaporean and the person's sister, who were involved in an accident, by giving...

RP’s Kenneth Jeyaretnam: “Opposition” is becoming a bit less of a dirty word

Singapore -- Reform Party Secretary-General Kenneth Jeyaretnam took to Facebook on Tuesday (June 30) to comment on how the perception of the opposition has changed in Singapore. In a video message, he began by congratulating fellow members of the opposition on the occasion of Nomination...

Lee Kuan Yew predicted that the opposition would win one day

An old quote by Singapore Founding Father Lee Kuan Yew regarding opposition parties in Singapore has resurfaced on the internet. The quote warns that one day, Singaporeans just may get tired of the ruling party, People's Action Party (PAP), and vote for the opposition. Originally...

GE2020: People’s Voice to field 12 candidates and contest 5 constituencies

Social activist and leader of People's Voice (PV), Lim Tean, has announced that the opposition party will field 12 candidates in the 2020 General Elections. Mr Lim also gave a list of the five constituencies that the party is set to contest. Mr Lim took...