Tag: Workers’ Party

WP’s Pritam Singh on the upcoming elections: “Keep calm and keep walking”

After the announcement by the Prime Minister’s Office of formation of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC), Workers’ Party Secretary-General Pritam Singh wrote about his take on social media saying to deal with elections is to “Keep calm and keep walking”. However, he notes how, “they interestingly...

WP politicians set to question Ong Ye Kung on Govt spending on foreign students

Workers' Party (WP) politicians Leon Perera and Png Eng Huat are set to question Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on Government spending on foreign students, when Parliament re-convenes on Monday (5 Aug). Mr Perera, a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, has filed the following questions to...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan and WP’s Pritam Singh unveil new youth members; Jolovan Wham joins the fray

Both the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and the Workers’ Party announced brand new youth teams. Secretary-General of the SDP Chee Soon Juan, and his WP counterpart Pritam Singh took to social media in the early afternoon to unveil their new members. The SDP boasts a young...

Leon Perera to question Ong Ye Kung on the the total spending on financial aid given to foreign students in Parliament

According to Workers’ Party Member of Parliament (MP) Leon Perera, at the next Parliamentary sitting, he is set to ask questions on overarching topics such as government spending on foreign students, Smart Nation initiatives, statistics on harassment in schools and the impact on foreign...

Nee Soon GRC MP not-so-subtly criticizes WP’s Pritam Singh, netizens clapback

This Father’s Day, Aljunied GRC’s MP Pritam Singh and MP for Nee Soon GRC Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim met at Nee Soon GRC. It is not uncommon for MPs to hold walkabouts with the people on special occasions and this day was no...

WP’s Low Thia Khiang and Yee Jenn Jong visit ESM Goh’s and Fatimah Lateef’s wards

Yesterday morning, Workers’ Party MP Low Thia Khiang, former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Yee Jenn Jong and other Hammer outreach members went to Marine Parade and Geylang Serai to give out their party newsletter, as well as to talk to residents. In a social...

Resident is all praise for Pritam and team for getting concrete ceiling fixed, even puts up posters at lift lobby commending them

A resident of Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) expressed high praise for Pritam Singh and his team earlier this week after they promptly fixed the concrete ceiling at the void deck of a HDB block in Bedok Reservoir. Pritam, the Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party wrote...

WP Chief Pritam Singh posts about visit to ST newsroom, supporters urge WP to be wary of mainstream media

Singapore — Leaders from the opposition Workers Party (WP) recently paid a visit to the newsroom of the Straits Times, which has been revamped. WP head Pritam Singh, WP Non-Constituency MPs Leon Perera, and Daniel Goh, were hosted by editor Warren Fernandez. Mr Singh posted...

In a 1-hour speech, K Shanmugam strikes back at WP MPs for objections to anti-fake news bill

Singapore—The country’s landmark legislation to combat fake news and hate speech was passed late on Wednesday night, after nearly 14 hours of debate that occurred over two days, with one-third of the House chiming in for and against the bill. Among the Members of Parliament,...

Anti-fake news bill passes amidst criticism from opposition, rights advocates

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Singapore— POFMA, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act, otherwise known as the country’s landmark legislation aimed at combating fake news and hate speech, was passed in Parliament late on Wednesday night, May 8. The Bill passed after over 14 hours of debate from...