Tag: Yee Jenn Jong

Retiree whose son is unwell walks 20-25 mins for free packets of economical rice

Singapore -- Some people walk 20 to 25 minutes to get a free packet of economical rice, according to Workers' Party politician Yee Jenn Jong. Mr Yee, a former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP), said this in a Facebook post on Sunday (May 17). It...

WP politician: No one can guarantee safe elections during Covid-19

Singapore -- Workers' Party politician Yee Jenn Jong has commented in a Facebook post on the law passed by Parliament on Monday (May 4) to allow special arrangements to be made should the people have to go to the polls before the end of...

WP politician: About time Govt made sure rental rebates get to tenants

Singapore -- The Government should look into ensuring that landlords pass down rental rebates to their tenants, according to Workers' Party politician and former Non-Constituency MP Yee Jenn Jong. Mr Yee's comments in a Facebook post on Wednesday (April 1) came after the property tax...

WP opposition politician says Covid-19 package 1 needs improvement

Ahead of the next Parliamentary sitting, Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) and Worker's Party member Yee Jenn Jong suggested changes to the Covid-19 Package 1 that was given to support workers and businesses in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. In a Facebook post on Thursday...

ERBC report has taken nearly 4 times as long as 2015 says WP politician

“Regardless of when the GE is to be held, it should not stop the Elections Department from issuing the EBRC report when ready”, said former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) and Workers' Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Mar...

Opposition politician speculates: ‘It will be impossible and irresponsible to call for a GE soon, which makes it interesting’

Former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) and Workers' Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong took to social media speculating when the elections might be called. In a Facebook post last week (Feb 5), Mr Yee noted that “It will be a tough year”. He also added...

PM Lee’s first-class political leadership means “monopoly of political positions by his party”

Singapore -- Workers’ Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong has outlined his journey through Singapore’s politics and contrasted it with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s desire for a “first-class political leadership”. In a blog post on Sunday (Jan 19), Mr Yee wrote that he was initially...

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...

WP politician on the state of politics: “Singapore may be 54 years old but our democracy is an infant, stifled”

Former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Yee Jenn Jong reminisced about the time he entered into Marine Parade GRC after the boundary changes absorbed Joo Chiat SMC into the former. Despite losing to the People’s Action Party (PAP) with only 35 per cent of the...

WP’s Low Thia Khiang and Yee Jenn Jong visit ESM Goh’s and Fatimah Lateef’s wards

Yesterday morning, Workers’ Party MP Low Thia Khiang, former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Yee Jenn Jong and other Hammer outreach members went to Marine Parade and Geylang Serai to give out their party newsletter, as well as to talk to residents. In a social...