Tag: WP

WP’s Gerald Giam appeals for usable household goods in BlueCycle initiative

Singapore -- Workers' Party MP Gerald Giam has shared on Facebook how his party members and volunteers are carrying out its BlueCycle recycling initiative in Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC). Mr Giam and Mr Leon Perera, who were NCMPs in the previous Parliament, were elected in the...

WP Dennis Tan shares resident’s collection of WP calling cards over the years

Singapore -- Workers' Party (WP) Dennis Tan Lip Fong shared a resident from Hougang Single Member Constituency's (SMC) personal collection of WP's calling cards recently. Hougang SMC is known to be a WP's stronghold since Low Thia Kiang won over the People's Action Party in the...

Redditors suggest hashtags for Pritam Singh and Tan Chuan-Jin

When Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin wrote about his recent sit-down with opposition leader Pritam Singh of the Workers' Party (WP), the online news forum, Reddit, erupted with a mix of reactions. A few Redditors even gave the two political figures their own hashtag. Redditor...

Wait! Is this really Jamus Lim? The professor, the winning WP politician?

Singapore -- Redditors were recently amused by political newcomer Jamus Lim's Wikipedia page profile photo after a user shared a screengrab of it on the online news forum. Redditor @o-hannah on Wednesday (July 29) took to the Reddit Singapore group to share a screengrab of the...

Questioning the Government remains “fundamental role” of Opposition: Pritam Singh responds to Lawrence Wong

Singapore -- The newly appointed Leader of the Opposition and Secretary-General of Workers' Party (WP) Pritam Singh has responded to the comments made by Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong that the WP cannot keep questioning the government. The comments by Mr Wong were made...

On bended knee — The usual way Jamus Lim and team reach out to Sengkang residents

Singapore -- Workers’ Party (WP) member Jamus Lim and his winning team in the new Sengkang GRC have been spotted chatting with the residents there to better "understand their needs and concerns". His kneeling or squatting, the usual way the WP team has been engaging the...

Younger voters want incumbents to play politics more fairly: Ambassador-at-Large Chan Heng Chee

Singapore -- Ambassador-at-Large Professor Chan Heng Chee commented on the recent General Election in a virtual lecture on Wednesday (July 15) hosted by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), a think-tank from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University...

PSP largely responsible for drop in votes for PAP: Blackbox Research

Singapore — An independent research-centred agency, Blackbox Research, released its Campaign Polling Summary for the recent General Election on Thursday (July 16). It shows an engaged electorate primarily concerned with cost of living issues and whose youth favours diversity and greater representation over staying the...

Who won the election? According to Tommy Koh, Singapore did

Singapore—For Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh, the winner of last week’s General Election is Singapore itself. Mr Koh wrote an opinion piece in The Straits Times (ST) concerning the GE, entitled Singapore GE2020: Young voters and women power, upon the request of ST editor Chua Mui Hoong,...

Ambassador-at-Large Chan: The youth bought the opposition’s message of need for diversity

Singapore—In an online lecture, Ambassador-at-Large Chan Heng Chee pointed out that since individuals between the ages of 25 and 35 form a large part of the country’s population, the country is at its “youth peak.” Therefore, she added, the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), which...