Tag: Workers’ Party

Pritam Singh shares WP members’ different initiatives during CB

As Singapore is set to shift out of the Circuit Breaker in a few days, Workers' Party (WP) Secretary-General Pritam Singh has reflected on a few initiatives begun by fellow WP members during the period most of Singapore was confined at home. "Some Singaporeans...

Low Thia Khiang discharged from hospital, recovering at home

Veteran Workers' Party politician Low Thia Khiang was discharged from hospital on Thursday (May 21). He had been admitted with a head injury from a fall at home on Thursday (April 30). Mr Low, 63, the former WP secretary-general, is an MP for Aljunied GRC. The...

WP’s Leon Perera again proposes live-streaming of parliamentary proceedings

Workers' Party (WP) politician Leon Perera has again called for parliamentary sessions to be live-streamed. Although the Non-Constituency MP's original proposal in 2017 was turned down for the reason of there being "low demand", Mr Perera argued in a speech on May 5 that giving...

“Brilliant question but idiotic answer” say netizens in relation to a WP query and PAP’s response

After Workers' Party (WP) member Leon Perera raised a question in Parliament on the efficacy of issuing directives under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) as a means to reinforce public trust, People's Action Party (PAP) MP Indranee Rajah's stepped up to address his...

WP asks Gov’t what needs to be done on the virus front before the GE?

Singapore—Parliament passed a law on Monday (May 4) allowing for special arrangements in the event that Singaporeans need to cast their votes amid the coronavirus crisis. The date for when the next General Election must be held, April 14, 2021, is less than one year...

WP’s Low Thia Khiang out of ICU after head injury, netizens express support for his full recovery

The Workers' Party (WP) former Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang has now been transferred to the general ward after spending five days in the Intensive Care Unit. In a press release on Sunday (May 3), the WP announced that though he was conscious, Mr Low was...

Reform party posts controversial message on WP’s Low Thia Khiang’s recovery

Singapore—When Low Thia Khiang, the former Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party (WP) suffered a bad fall on Sunday (May 3), leaders from opposition parties, as well as those from the ruling party, sent wishes for a speedy recovery. Mr Low, after all, has been...

Well-wishes from netizens and opposition politicians pour in for hospitalized Low Thia Khiang

Former secretary-general of the Workers' Party (WP) Low Thia Khiang was hospitalized in the intensive care unit after suffering a head injury from a fall at home on Thursday (Apr 30). In a media statement on Sunday (May 3), the party announced that the Aljunied...

Pritam Singh says a “total mindset shift towards foreign workers” is urgent

Singapore—In a Facebook post, Workers’ Party (WP) secretary-general Pritam Singh said that the issues that have recently been in the news concerning the conditions of foreign worker dormitories are not new, but have been brought up by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for years, and were...

ERBC report has taken nearly 4 times as long as 2015 says WP politician

“Regardless of when the GE is to be held, it should not stop the Elections Department from issuing the EBRC report when ready”, said former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) and Workers' Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Mar...