Tag: WP

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...

10 reasons why nobody should be surprised about WP's town council accounts

By Augustine LowWhen the Ministry of National Development expressed concern with the Workers’ Party town council accounts, it created a buzz. But it hardly came as a surprise.Here are 10 reasons why no one should be surprised at the latest turn of events:1. You...

Who will PM pick for Aljunied?

By Augustine LowThe more you think about it, the more it appears that Aljunied GRC is presenting the PAP with one big headache. The GRC system seemed like such a foolproof way for the PAP to secure its dominance. Who would have thought that...

Low's Low-Down on Opposition Politics

Ex-Reform Party candidate Frankie Low says that opposition political parties must form an alliance if they wish to be elected, even as he insists “the parties will never unite.”“Singapore's opposition parties run like Chinese businesses. There's no way they would give up their...

Dr Koh on his Punggol East defeat

By Elias TanFinally, the defeated PAP candidate in the Punggol East by-elections has given one of the reasons why he lost.  Colorectal surgeon Koh Poh Koon -- who has no problem calling himself the "arsehole doctor" -- diagnosed his defeat this way: being parachuted into a constituency...

Lee Lilian: I have only half a term to prove myself

In an exclusive interview with The Independent, MP Lee Lilian speaks about local issues and why she had to quit her job as a financial trainer to focus on her constituency.  By Kumaran Pillai Managing Editor She made a big splash when she was elected to Parliament...