Tag: SPP

Singapore People’s Party celebrates 25th anniversary

Singapore—One of the country’s opposition parties, the Singapore People’s Party (SPP), celebrated its 25th anniversary on Sunday, November 17, with a gathering over lunch with the party’s “closest volunteers and friends.” The lunch was held at Kintamani Restaurant, which holds special significance to SPP, since...

Time to take the sidelines: Veteran opposition leader Chiam See Tong departs from SPP

After four decades, seasoned opposition leader Chiam See Tong bows out of political life and quits as secretary-general of the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) following the election of its new Central Executive Committee (CEC) on Wednesday (Oct 16). "I think he has given all what...

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...

Aunties in Yishun hug and kiss Law Minister K Shanmugam during walkabout

Members of Parliament (MPs) from the People’s Action Party (PAP) have started to make their rounds through housing estates in Singapore. Earlier today (September 3), Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam stopped by a Kopitiam at popular mall Northpoint City to interact with...

NUS student group pits Chiam See Tong against Chee Soon Juan in social media poll

Unofficial National University of Singapore (NUS) student group, NUS Students United (NUSSU), have pitted opposition leaders Chiam See Tong against Chee Soon Juan in a social media poll. NUSSU first pitted Dr Chee against founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in a popularity poll but...

BREAKING: Former DPP chief Ben Pwee applies to join the Singapore Democratic Party

Former Democratic People's Party (DPP) secretary-general Benjamin Pwee said today that he has applied to join the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). The 51-year-old wrote on Facebook: "After much internal discussion and consideration within my team, we have decided to submit our membership application forms to...

Nicole Seah’s Untimely Departure

Three years after she burst on to the political scene with a youthful freshness and bountiful energy, opposition politician Nicole Seah is leaving her party, the National Solidarity Party. Her departure was not unexpected, coming soon after her move to Bangkok for work and displaying...

Low's Low-Down on Opposition Politics

Ex-Reform Party candidate Frankie Low says that opposition political parties must form an alliance if they wish to be elected, even as he insists “the parties will never unite.” “Singapore's opposition parties run like Chinese businesses. There's no way they would give up their...