Tag: Workers’ Party

Aljunied GRC Broadcast: WP to be “your voice” and role as check and balance

Singapore - The Workers' Party (WP) and the People's Action Party (PAP) delivered their constituency political broadcasts for the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) on Friday (July 3). WP was represented by party chief Pritam Singh. Mr Gerald Giam and Mr Leon Perera delivered their speeches...

East Coast GRC: PAP reassures residents of jobs while WP urges “urgent structural reform”

Singapore -- The People's Action Party (PAP) and the Workers' Party (WP) delivered their constituency political broadcasts for East Coast GRC on July 4, Saturday. They outlined their respective plans for the upcoming General Elections on July 10. PAP is led by assistant secretary-general Heng...

PAP’s Indranee Rajah says it again: Alternative voices hardwired into system

Singapore -- On Thursday (July 2), following criticism online, the PAP's Indranee Rajah took to Facebook to clarify her earlier comments on the Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) scheme, which now provides for 12 seats in Parliament for losing opposition candidates with the best results in...

WP’s Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim determined to give his best despite uphill task

Workers' Party (WP) candidate Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim has issued a message on Facebook conveying his stalwart resolve in the 2020 General Elections. Mr Shariff took to Facebook on Friday (July 3) to share a hand-written letter in Chinese that was given to him during one...

WP’s Pritam Singh on GST hike: Make clear revenue and spending projections

Singapore -- In response to a comment by the People's Action Party's Chan Chun Sing during an online Mandarin dialogue session broadcast on Zaobao.sg on Thursday (July 2), Workers' Party chief Pritam Singh has urged the Government to make clear its revenue and expenditure projections...

No iron rice bowl today, says Sylvia Lim, as WP tackles job security in Singapore

Singapore— Workers' Party (WP) chair Sylvia Lim on July 2, said in the second edition of “The Hammer Show,” (the party’s pre-recorded show that comes out nightly), that Singaporeans today live with more job insecurity than in the past, even as she acknowledged that the country has...

WP chief Pritam Singh, “PAP self-checking can fail”

Singapore—In the party political broadcast on July 2 (Thursday), Pritam Singh, the secretary-general of the Workers’ Party (WP) warned against the risk of power falling into the wrong hands, adding that the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP)’s “self-checking could fail.” And while the PAP is...

Netizens call Chan Chung Sing ‘arrogant’ for saying if NCMP scheme isn’t beneficial to WP, leave it to other parties

Singapore—At the Mandarin debate Zaobao Live: Face the Voters on July 2, one hot topic that was discussed was the Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) scheme. While the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) leaders said that voting the opposition into Parliament is not needed because the NCMP...

Online GE Chatter: WP gets zero in Mandarin debate, RP gets few marks for Green Manifesto

1. Pritam Singh should learn Mandarin. According to a report by todayonline.com, Workers' Party leader Pritam Singh on Thursday (July 2) issued an apology after the opposition party failed to send a representative to a Mandarin debate, which aired live on national television on Wednesday...

WP Sylvia Lim: “The younger people don’t seem to like confrontation that much”

Singapore -- In a series of campaign videos released by Workers' Party (WP) candidates over the last few days building up to the General Elections that is set to happen on 10 July, Aljunied GRC candidate Sylvia Lim posted a video on Facebook that...