Tag: WP

The fast maturing of the Opposition

Do Singaporeans deserve or even want an Opposition? Sure, before the entry of Low Thia Khiang, in an era dominated by Lee Kuan Yew, the Opposition made some inroads against all odds. First, J B Jeyaretnam in 1981. Then, there was a glimmer of...

PAP grassroots leaders accused of trying to claim credit for WP’s quick action in putting out fire at Aljunied

Grassroots leaders affiliated with the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) have been accused of publishing a misleading social media post and of trying to claim credit for the Workers' Party's (WP) quick action in putting out a fire in the opposition-held Aljunied ward. On Sunday...

WP politician: “We wish we know when the next GE will be called.”

Workers’ Party (WP) member Yee Jenn Jong has said that his party does not know when the next General Election (GE) will be called since "the ruling party has the sole rights to decide as the elections department reports to the Prime Minister." In a...

WP chief addresses graduates in NUS ceremony

The secretary-general of the Workers' Party (WP) had always struggled in his education journey, fumbling his way through the PSLE and junior college. His admission into NUS, however, was like winning the lottery and changed the course of his life. "Studying became exciting and enjoyable," said...

Opinion: Opposition alliance “on the cards”; are Tan Cheng Bock & WP the key to unity?

Opposition unity. That term has epitomised the hopes of many Singaporeans for decades. In recent times, the call for the opposition to come together has gotten louder as the ruling party marches on with landslide electoral victories. That hope of an opposition coalition in Singapore...

PAP fanpage launches yet another “fake news” attack against WP MP Pritam Singh

Ruling party fanpage 'Fabrications about the PAP' has launched yet another "fake news" attack against Workers' Party (WP) Member of Parliament, Pritam Singh. This time, the administrators of the Facebook page have misrepresented Singh's remarks on the impending GST hike in Parliament and claimed, "The...

Will 2015 be another year of quarrels?

There seems to be some energy building up for the next general elections which has to be held by January 2017. That is still a good 24 months away, but political parties, both the ruling and the opposition parties, have been ramping up their...

AHPETC Remains Steadfast to Serve the Residents of the Town

I refer to the article published in the Straits Times and Lian He Zao Bao on 10th December 2014 written by Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture Community and Youth. In his article, Minister Wong repeated the same tune of his party colleagues about Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town...

Faisal apologized for unverified allegations against HDB

Worker's Party's Mr.Faisal Abudul Manap apologized for his allegation being made against HDB officer without verification at a parliamentary debate on Monday, 4th of August. Minister of State Mr.Maliki Osman took objection to the above and asked Faisal to substantiate his allegations. Mr. Faisal said that...

Cheng Bock on WP’s chances, PAP’s problem and Tharman’s charisma

Former PAP man and a contender for the last presidential elections, Tan Cheng Bock, thinks the Workers' Party is likely to win more seats in the next elections. That analysis is based on his view that the government has got itself into a "very tight...