Tag: Workers’ Party

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’...

Pritam Singh’s first speech to WP members as Sec-Gen: Workers’ Party should aim to contest and win 1/3 of the seats in Parliament

Since his election as the Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party on April 8, 2018, Mr Pritam Singh only gave his first official address to the party yesterday. It was during the annual WP Members’ Forum 2019. During his speech, on top of his “firm belief...

Opposition politician summons SG journalists to pursue investigative stories

In conjunction with his giving recognition to a local paper's published story,  opposition politician of the Workers' Party (WP) Pritam Singh, beckoned all journalists in Singapore to take on more investigative stories as Singapore will be “better off as a country and people" if...

High praise for Low Thia Khiang and Faisal Manap after Kaki Bukit Christmas event

Workers’ Party Members of Parliament (MPs) MPs Low Thia Khiang and Faisal Manap received high praise from many Singaporeans after a celebratory Christmas Cluster event at Kaki Bukit Division. The event took place on Tuesday, December 18, where residents of Kaki Bukit got to mingle...