Tag: WP

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’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...

Raymond Lye, Wan Rizal Wan Zakariah: Possible PAP candidates for expected PAP-WP battleground Sengkang GRC

Singapore—In the newly formed Sengkang GRC, a close contest is expected between the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) and the opposition Workers’ Party (WP), the only party that currently has seats in Parliament. And while Lam Pin Min and Teo Ser Luck expect to...

Netizens question empty seats in Parliament, saying this wasn’t the case during Lee Kuan Yew’s time

Netizens are questioning why, in a recent video clip of a Parliamentary session shared by The Workers' Party Facebook page, Parliament seemed to be almost empty.   The Workers' Party on Wednesday (March 11) shared a video clip of Non-constituency Member of Parliament Daniel Goh's recent...

Netizens back Pritam Singh’s concern over Govt ability to enforce Stay-Home Notices

Singapore -- Workers' Party leader Pritam Singh voiced concern in Parliament on Feb 18 about the mandatory Stay-Home Notice effective from 11.59 pm that day for individuals returning from China. According to the Ministry of Manpower, all work pass holders who return from China have...

WP, SDP leaders attend briefing at Elections Dept, leading netizens to ask, ‘When is the next GE?’

Singapore—Members of two opposition parties, the Workers’ Party (WP) and the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) said in separate social media posts that they had participated in briefings at the Elections Department on Friday, December 13, leading netizens to ask when the next General Election...

‘Only the PAP’s poor performance in GE2011 prompted swift response to people’s unhappiness’ – Ex-NCMP

In a Facebook post published on Thursday (5 Dec), former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Yee Jenn Jong said that the unhappiness on the ground prior to the 2011 General Election (GE2011) saw a swift response only after the ruling party suffered its worst...

Netizens pledge to support WP despite attempts to recuse MPs from AHTC affairs

Netizens have pledged to support the Workers' Party (WP) and vote for them in the looming polls in the wake of the Government's latest statement that Aljunied GRC MPs Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang should recuse themselves from Aljunied-Hougang Town Council's (AHTC) financial affairs. The...

WP member asks Ong Ye Kung to look at his own ministry to understand the people’s concerns

Workers' Party member Yee Jenn Jong urged Education Minister Ong Ye Kung to look at his own ministry after the ruling party politician said the Government has to understand the people's concerns. The WP member said this will help the ministry better engage the concerns of...