Tag: The Workers Party

Netizens praise WP’s Png Eng Huat for asking if operators, dorm owners are liable to pay share of workers’ costs

Singapore—In Parliament earlier this week, Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliament Png Eng Huat asked Manpower Minister Josephine Teo if the owners and operators of foreign workers’ dormitories should be responsible for costs incurred in these facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, which has so...

WP chief Pritam Singh: What’s next for SG’s economy after Covid-19?

Singapore — The opposition Workers’ Party supports the recently-announced Resilience and Solidarity Budgets, which are aimed at providing assistance to companies, workers and families. WP Secretary-General Pritam Singh, speaking in Parliament on Monday (April 6), commended the Government for its response to the crisis and thanked...

Former presidential candidate Farid Khan’s daughter, Raeesah Khan, may contest in Sengkang under WP banner

Singapore—With talk of the next General Election (GE) abounding, new faces from the ruling and opposition parties are also making an appearance. Some days ago TISG featured Janus Lim, the economist expected to contest in Workers’ Party (WP) Sengkang slate. Today we take a...

‘I actually have some admiration for (WP leaders) now’

Singapore — In an opinion piece titled "I've Never Liked The Workers’ Party", a young person recounted how his views about the WP, the only opposition party in Singapore with Members of Parliament, underwent a transformation when he met and observed key members of the WP up...

Workers’ Party announces temporary suspension of house visits

Singapore—The Workers’ Party (WP) announced on Thursday (Mar 26) on its Facebook page and website that it is temporarily putting a stop to its house visits due to increased social distancing measures that have been put in place by the Government in a bid...

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...

Netizens warmly welcome economist expected to contest in Workers’ Party Sengkang slate

Singapore—The announcement of changes to the country’s electoral boundaries on Friday (Mar 13) has fueled speculation that the General Election (GE) will be held soon, despite the current Covid-19 crisis. The media has been featuring news about potential candidates as well as possible areas...

Pritam Singh: “Quite uncanny” that SMCs where WP candidates contested were removed

Singapore—Speaking for the first time since the announcement of the changes to the electoral boundaries for the next General Election, Worker’s Party (WP) Secretary-General Pritam Singh told members of the press that it is “quite uncanny” that the Single Member Constituencies (SMCs) where the...

Workers’ Party: Why did EBRC decide to dissolve 3 SMCs?

Singapore – The opposition Workers' Party (WP) has questioned the decision-making of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) following the release of its report on Friday (March 13). The release of the report has raised the possibility that a General Election will be held in...

WP’s Pritam Singh seeks feedback from private hire bus drivers

Singapore – Private hire bus drivers have been urged to "organise themselves" and to contact Workers' Party leader Pritam Singh as he collects feedback for the proposed second Covid-19 support package. On Thursday (March 12), Mr Singh took to Facebook to urge the drivers to...