Tag: Workers’ Party

WP’s Gerald Giam appeals for usable household goods in BlueCycle initiative

Singapore -- Workers' Party MP Gerald Giam has shared on Facebook how his party members and volunteers are carrying out its BlueCycle recycling initiative in Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC). Mr Giam and Mr Leon Perera, who were NCMPs in the previous Parliament, were elected in the...

WP Dennis Tan shares resident’s collection of WP calling cards over the years

Singapore -- Workers' Party (WP) Dennis Tan Lip Fong shared a resident from Hougang Single Member Constituency's (SMC) personal collection of WP's calling cards recently. Hougang SMC is known to be a WP's stronghold since Low Thia Kiang won over the People's Action Party in the...

Workers’ Party’s Gerald Giam explains why the party opposes the NCMP Scheme

Singapore - On July 28, Workers' Party's (WP) Gerald Giam was invited to an Instagram Live interview with Assistant Professor Walid J Abdullah. The professor had recently started a series titled "Teh Terik with Walid" on Instagram, with the episode with Mr Giam being...

Tan Cheng Bock backs Pritam Singh, calls out those criticising LO’s intentions

Singapore -- Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Secretary-General Tan Cheng Bock has backed Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh for pledging to give to various causes 50 per cent of his additional earnings from his appointment as official Leader of the Opposition (LO). Mr Singh had...

Pritam Singh to donate half of his Leader of the Opposition salary

After being appointed as the Leader of the Opposition in Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s new Cabinet line-up, Workers’ Party (WP) Chief Pritam Singh announced his intent to donate half of his salary. In a Facebook post, Mr Pritam wrote: “It is an honour for...

Wait! Is this really Jamus Lim? The professor, the winning WP politician?

Singapore -- Redditors were recently amused by political newcomer Jamus Lim's Wikipedia page profile photo after a user shared a screengrab of it on the online news forum. Redditor @o-hannah on Wednesday (July 29) took to the Reddit Singapore group to share a screengrab of the...

WP politician says there is “much to be ‘fixed’ in our political system”

Yee Jenn Jong, the Workers' Party (WP) Marine Parade GRC candidate took to social media to highlight some changes he felt Singapore’s political system could do with. In a Facebook post on Monday (Jul 28), Mr Yee shared a quote by Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

Jamus Lim should “test out redundancy insurance proposals in Sengkang GRC”

Singapore -- An academic has written an open letter on the minimum wage and redundancy insurance proposals mentioned by Workers' Party candidate Jamus Lim during the campaign for the recent General Election. The open letter on July 17 was written to the Chinese daily Lianhe Wanbao...

WP MPs serve residents equally “without any regard to political affiliation”: Leon Perera

Singapore -- Workers' Party (WP) MP-elect Leon Perera has highlighted a recent meeting with a supporter of the People's Action Party during one of his walkabouts and house visits. Mr Perera said on Facebook on Saturday (July 25): "I met a lady who shared with...

Credible Opposition Policies: More transparency needed to tackle these issues

Written by: A J Jennevieve and Aretha Chinnaphongse. Singapore -- The 2020 General Elections saw the incumbent conceding yet another Group Representation Constituency (GRC) to the Workers Party. Some have gone so far to deem it as a “Watershed Election” noting how the party’s 61.24%...