Tag: PAP

No unity in opposition? “There absolutely is,” says Lim Tean

People's Voice founder Lim Tean says there is no discord among Singapore's opposition parties. "Don't think that there is no unity in the opposition," he said. "I'm telling you -- there absolutely is!" Mr Lim on Friday (May 15) published a video on Facebook which...

“Brilliant question but idiotic answer” say netizens in relation to a WP query and PAP’s response

After Workers' Party (WP) member Leon Perera raised a question in Parliament on the efficacy of issuing directives under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) as a means to reinforce public trust, People's Action Party (PAP) MP Indranee Rajah's stepped up to address his...

Writer Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh responds to being labelled a ‘foreign agent’

Singapore—After writer Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh was featured in a post in Global Times Singapore’s (GTS) Facebook page about the South China Morning Post’s “clear China agenda,” he took to his own account to express concern over how easy it is for some to believe...

After accusations in Global Times Singapore Facebook post, Cherian George calls for an all-party code of conduct

Singapore—Media Studies professor Cherian George has called for an “all-party code of conduct,” writing that certain websites that support the Government have crossed boundaries in critical posts and have made it difficult for Singaporeans to engage in needful debates concerning national issues. Furthermore, these...

Chee Soon Juan says it again: 2 mistakes worsened Covid-19 crisis

Opposition politician Chee Soon Juan has said it again that mistakes made by the Government led to a worsening of the Covid-19 crisis in Singapore. In a video posted on Facebook on Thursday (April 16), the Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) criticised Prime...

Why is MP giving out face masks at hawker centre during circuit breaker period?

Singapore – There is some unhappiness among members of the public over People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament Dr Chia Shi-Lu going to a hawker centre to distribute face masks in the midst of the circuit breaker measures in the country. News about his...

Is PAP’s response to the Covid-19 crisis winning over millennials?

Singapore—The country’s millennials, like many young people in other nations, have been widely perceived to be disinterested in politics. However, the recent Covid-19 outbreak, along with how the Government has handled the tremendous health and economic issues stemming from it, has left some in...

PSP celebrates 1st anniversary, releases year in review and pushes for a change in governing model

Singapore –Opposition party, Progress Singapore Party (PSP) celebrated their first year anniversary on Saturday (March 28) and released a commemorative statement, reminiscing on the path toward a “changed Singapore” and pushing the need for a change in governance. PSP’s Assistant Secretary-General, Mr Leong Mun Wai,...

SDP calls on Government to raise wages, reduce rental, and suspend GST

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement calling on the Government to implement specific measures in response to the effects of Covid-19 on the nation. https://www.facebook.com/yoursdp/posts/10158758890733455 The SDP on Tuesday (March 21) published a statement on its website stipulating specific measures it is urging...

Pritam Singh says “sparks will fly” come elections

Singapore – Workers' Party (WP) leader, Pritam Singh, admitted that come elections, "sparks will fly", and "staring competitions" would happen between the People's Action Party (PAP) and WP regarding policies, yet continued to urge everyone to forward their concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Pritam...