Tag: WP

AHTC counters MND’s concerns that “past failures” would recur if WP MPs are not recused

With revelations that it has self-funded the engagement of another audit firm, Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) has countered the Ministry of National Development's (MND) concerns against the recurrence of past control failures if it did not recuse MPs Low Thia Khiang and Sylvia Lim from its...

MND asks AHTC why it didn’t require Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang to recuse themselves from financial matters

Singapore—The Ministry of National Development (MND) released the latest Town Council Management Report on Thursday, December 5, for the period spanning from April 2018 through March 2019. According to the report, every single one of the 16 town councils submitted clean accounts for this...

The only non-WP local politician Pritam Singh “likes” on Facebook is Tan Cheng Bock

While Workers' Party (WP) secretary-general Pritam Singh "likes" the social media pages of over 30 individuals on Facebook, the only non-WP local politician whose page he has liked is that of Progress Singapore Party (PSP) leader, Tan Cheng Bock. Dr Tan is the very first...

WP hosts Deepavali celebration for Aljunied residents despite being unable to use PA-run CCs

The Workers' Party organised a Deepavali celebration for residents in their Aljunied GRC, over the weekend. The event, which took place at the Serangoon division of Aljunied GRC on Saturday (16 Nov), was hosted by Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim, Pritam Singh, Faisal Manap...

WP and SPP appear more wary of working with other opposition groups than parties like the SDP and PSP

Recent remarks made by the leaders of the Workers' Party (WP) and the Singapore People's Party (SPP) has led some to believe the two parties may not be as open to the possibility of a united opposition as other parties may be. In a Facebook...

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...