Tag: Workers’ Party

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...

WP calls Government out for its exemption from lawsuits under enhanced POHA laws

Singapore— In a Parliament session on Tuesday, May 7, criticism for the exemption of public agencies from lawsuits for peddling falsehoods under the updated Protection from Harassment Act (POHA) laws came from the opposition Workers’ Party (WP). Pritam Singh, the secretary-general of the WP came...

In its Labour Day message, WP highlights the challenges older PMETs face and what can be done to help them

Singapore—The country’s Workers’ Party (WP) released its customary Labour Day message on May 1, focusing on the needs of professionals, managers, executives, and technicians (PMETs), especially ones who are older, and who have faced “a myriad of challenges” of late. The statement, which is entitled...

Chee Soon Juan sells his new book at the same spot J. B. Jeyaretnam did, echoes, “Make It Right for Singapore!”

Since the release of the Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Soon Juan’s book, he has been tirelessly stationed at Raffles Place to sell it. On social media, Dr Chee reminisced about how he stood at the very spot the former Workers’...