Tag: Workers’ Party

WP’s Pritam Singh on the difficulty of opposition unity, and why he believes PMDs will make a comeback

Singapore—The PMD issue has been a hot topic in the country of late, with the ban on e-scooters announced in Parliament on November 4, and with many PMD riders not taking the ban sitting down, particularly food delivery riders, whose livelihood is most affected...

Low Thia Khiang: AHTC will decide on his and Sylvia Lim’s future roles

Singapore—On the matter of the future roles of Low Thia Khiang and Sylvia Lim in the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC), Mr Low said that this is for the AHTC to decide. Additionally, he said he will not participate in voting, or even talking about this...

DPM Heng to introduce parliamentary motion for WP’s Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang to recuse themselves from all financial matters of AHTC

Singapore—A notice paper sent to Members of Parliament (MPs) indicated that on November 5, Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat will introduce a motion calling on Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang, leaders of the Workers’ Party (WP) to recuse themselves from financial...

Pritam Singh: Does PAP use P.A. to put political interests ahead of interests of Singaporeans?

Singapore—Opposition leader Pritam Singh, the head of the Workers’ Party, said in a Facebook post earlier this month that a Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp at Blk 108 Bedok Reservoir Road that should have only taken months to build, actually took all of seven years, because...

In 2014, WP’s Gerald Giam asked if the “Government will stand up to pressure from the Indians to allow more of their nationals to work here?”

In a social media post, Workers’ Party member Gerald Giam wrote about how in 2014, he brought up the issue of the Comprehensive Economic Co-operation Agreement (CECA) and work pass privileges for Indian nationals. During a Parliamentary session on October 8, 2014, Mr Gerald Giam...

Former PAP candidate reproached by netizens for allegedly making snide remarks about Pritam Singh

A past candidate for the People's Action Party (PAP) in Aljunied GRC has been heavily criticized by netizens for his snide remark concerning a public spat between Workers’ Party Chief Pritam Singh and a People’s Association (PA) Grassroots Adviser Chua Eng Leong. Sharing a heated...

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...