Tag: Tan Cheng Bock

Tan Cheng Bock: PSP to work with all opposition parties but will wait and see how we ‘gel’ with them

Singapore—For now, what the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) will have in relation to other political parties has been termed as a “loose association” by PSP’s Secretary-General, veteran politician Dr Tan Cheng Bock. Channel NewsAsia (CNA) reports Dr Tan as saying in a speech on Friday...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock on Ayer Rajah walkabout: “For me, after 26 years as an MP in Ayer Rajah, it felt like a homecoming”

For the first Progress Singapore Party (PSP) walkabout in the new year, Secretary-general Dr Tan Cheng Bock and his team visited West Coast Group Representation Committee (GRC) with about 200 members and volunteers joining him. The next day (Jan 13), he wrote on Facebook that:...

Tan Cheng Bock does not want to commit himself “just yet” on leading opposition alliance

Singapore — The leader of the Progress Singapore Party, Dr Tan Cheng Bock, does not want to commit himself just yet on the leadership of an alliance of opposition parties because he focusing on building his own team. Dr Tan made these remarks to journalists...

Residents of West Coast GRC embrace Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s “coming home”

Following Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s first walkabout for the year with the Progress Singapore Party, netizens embraced his sentiment of “coming home” to West Coast GRC and welcomed him. Elections are looming and newly minted Progress Singapore Party is pounding the ground relentlessly. Over the...

Tan Cheng Bock, PSP, likely to contest in West Coast GRC which is akin to ‘coming home’

Singapore—Dr Tan Cheng Bock received a warm welcome as he “went home” during Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) first walkabout for the year, which they held on Sunday (Jan 12) in West Coast GRC. The veteran politician told The Straits Times (ST), "The reception has been...

Goh Meng Seng defends opposition coalition after backlash, still invites Tan Cheng Bock to join

After the backlash that followed the announcement of an opposition coalition last Friday (Jan 3), Goh Meng Seng, Secretary-General of the People’s Power Party (PPP) took to social media explaining why with a coalition, the interests of the nation would be put before the...

“Other parties can join us anytime” says Tan Jee Say on opposition alliance

Singapore—It was reported in straitstimes.com (ST) last Friday (Jan 3) that four parties had united in forming an opposition alliance, the Singaporeans First party (SingFirst), Reform Party (RP), People’s Power Party (PPP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which would be led by Tan Jee...

ESM Goh seems to be taking a subtle dig at Dr Tan Cheng Bock by saying he has resolved to never lose his way this new year

In yet another veiled Facebook post, Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong wrote that he resolved to never lose his way this new year. Advising his Facebook followers, ESM wrote, “Resolved to watch with clarity, and never to lose my way. You too, should...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock, team distribute supplies to needy families

Singapore -- As part of an outreach exercise to help distribute supplies to the less fortunate, Progress Singapore Party leader Dr Tan Cheng Bock has distributed items in Clementi, Jurong and Boon Lay. He and his team took time off on Saturday (Dec 21) to...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock meets President Halimah, reminisces about days as Ayer Rajah MP

Secretary-general of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Dr Tan Cheng Bock shared a note on his social media page today (Dec 19) about meeting with President Halimah Yacob at the Handicaps Welfare Association 50th anniversary dinner. He wrote that he attended the dinner as a...