Tag: Pritam Singh

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 -...

PAP grassroots adviser hits back at Pritam Singh’s “unsubstantiated comments” about the delay in completion of a Barrier Free Access Ramp

(Part 2) In a Facebook post last Tuesday, Chief of the Workers’ Party (WP) Pritam Singh highlighted some “double standards” he thought the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) had when it came to upgrading projects. He shared an example of a Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp at Blk...

Veteran opposition politician and former WP member renounces his support for Workers’ Party, says, “I will definitely not “support” them anymore”

Veteran opposition politician Goh Meng Seng, formerly a member of the Workers' Party (WP), and Secretary-General of the National Solidarity Party (NSP) before becoming the Secretary-General of the People's Power Party (PPP), renounced his support for the WP on social media yesterday (October 14). In...

Pritam Singh: “the PAP has adopted such political double standards”

(Part 1) Chief of the Workers’ Party (WP) Pritam Singh highlighted some double standards he thought the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) had when it came to upgrading projects. He shared an example of a Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp at Blk 108 Bedok Reservoir Road that “was...

Calvin Cheng raises possible political implications of AHTC saga

Workers’ Party (WP) parliamentarians Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Pritam Singh have been found liable for damages suffered by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) on October 11. Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng brought up possible political implications as a result...

HDB shares facts on AHTC, says, “crux of the issue therefore is the lack of integrity in the use of public funds”

In a revelation on social media, the Housing Development Board (HDB) shared some facts from the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) case, following the High Court judgement (October 11). The HDB shared three facts from the case and added that, “The crux of the issue therefore...

Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang ‘will continue work in earnest’ even after being found liable for damages suffered by AHTC

Earlier today, Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Pritam Singh, all parliamentarians from the Workers’ Party (WP) were found liable for damages in a case that investigated misuse of town council funds. Between July 2011 and July 2015, the Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC) paid at least...

Workers’ Party Pritam Singh questions MRHA’s clarity of application

The ruckus regarding the Maintenance of Religious Harmony (Amendment) Act (MRHA) brought 23 MPs raising issues on how the law will be carried out with Workers' Party Pritam Singh questioning its appropriate application. With the forthcoming modifications, Pritam was of the opinion that under the Act,...

Workers’ Party makes snide remark about poorly drawn electoral boundaries

A Facebook post of the page of the Workers’ Party pointed out the absurdity of some of the existing electoral boundaries. The party shared that they were doing walkabouts “yesterday at “Eunos” division of Aljunied GRC, which is geographically located at Bedok Reservoir Road”. Ironically, they...