Tag: People’s Association

Government asks for public feedback for next year’s Budget

Singapore—The Ministry of Finance (MOF), government feedback unit Reach, and the People's Association (PA) issued a joint statement on December 1 that said, "Individuals, households, and businesses are welcome to provide feedback on topics such as business growth, training and employment, support for families,...

Calvin Cheng says the PAP risks “overplaying the politics of dominance”

With comments that come in light of a recent debate between Workers’ Party Chief Pritam Singh and People’s Association Grassroots Adviser Chua Eng Leong, former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng noted that the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) should tweak some of...

Pritam Singh does not back down, calls out the People’s Association’s ‘repeated’ failure to communicate

(Part 3) In the third part of a saga involving the time it took to build a Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp in Aljunied GRC, Workers’ Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh alleged on Saturday (19 October) – in a response to Grassroots adviser Chua Eng Leong -...

POSB account-holder criticises the bank for not seeking his consent to share his details with the PA

A POSB account-holder has criticised the bank for not seeking his consent to share his particulars with the People's Association (PA), when he was sent a POSB-PAssion ATM card. The PA is a statutory board run by the Government. In a forum letter published by...

PAP’s point man in Aljunied speaks up

When the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis hit, many Singaporeans lost their jobs. Victor Lye was a managing director of a Spanish investment bank at that time. He only knew too well as he watched his colleagues lose their jobs due to credit lines being...